The Management Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the University of Virginia, pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act of 2005 provides that the University designate a Building Official responsible for building code compliance.
Effective February 4, 2009, the President designated Elaine B. Gall, P.E., as the University Building Official. She is responsible for:
- Issuing permits for each capital project required by the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building code to have a building permit;
- Determining the suitability for occupancy of, and issuing certifications for building occupancy for all capital projects requiring such certification.
The Management Agreement further states that Ms. Gall will report directly and exclusively to the Board of Visitors.
Previous building officials
Rick Rice: July 1, 2006 – February 3, 2009
Elaine Gall: February 4, 2009 - present