Safety Tips

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The mission of the Mathews County Building Department is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public through the administration and enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Mathews County Floodplain Management Ordinance.

Part of our job is to promote public safety. Below are links to various organizations with the same mission, public safety and awareness.

International Code Council (ICC)


Home Safety Council


National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)


Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)


Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Recall List