The Hampshire County Commission adopted the Hampshire County Building Code Ordinance effective July 1, 2006, and periodically adopts updates made to the International Building Code, as well as other Codes adopted by the State of West Virginia. Along with the Building Code Ordinance, the Hampshire County Flood Plain Ordinance was adopted by the County Commission on August 25, 1987. These Ordinances operate jointly for the safety and welfare of the citizens of Hampshire County.