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Division of Engineering and Buildings


DEB About wide

Through its two bureaus, the Division of Engineering and Buildings (DEB) administers the Commonwealth's construction and capital outlay programs and maintains buildings and grounds at the seat of government, including the Virginia Capitol and the Executive Mansion.

DEB's Bureau of Capital Outlay Management (BCOM) provides support to the Director of DEB in his legislatively-mandated role as the Building Official for construction on state property. Specifically, BCOM reviews and approves building plans and specifications for compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and other technical and procurement requirements. BCOM also provides project cost review services to assist the Department of Planning and Budget and the General Assembly with the capital budgeting process.

DEB's Bureau of Facilities Management (BFM) provides building management, operation, maintenance, security, construction, and renovation services for executive, legislative and judicial agencies located in DGS-managed facilities. BFM also provides parking spaces proximate to Capitol Square through its parking program.

DEB also issues Capitol Square and Lee Monument event and film permits and administratively supports the Art and Architectural Review Board

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