Ohio Building Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
Residential Code of Ohio
Effective July 1, 2019
Original document
2017 Ohio Fire Code with January 2019 Errata
Published July 1, 2019
2017 OMC Amendments
Effective August 1, 2018
Original document
Rule 4101:5-3-01
Accepted Engineering Practice and Approved Standards
Effective January 1, 2018
Original document
Ohio Building Code (OBC)
Effective November 1, 2017
Original document
2017 OBC Amendments
Effective August 1, 2018
Original document
Ohio Plumbing Code
Effective November 1, 2017
Original document
2017 OPC Amendments
Effective August 1, 2018
Original document
Ohio Mechanical Code
Effective November 1, 2017
Original document
2017 Ohio Energy Code Energy Efficiency Provisions of the Ohio Building Code
effective January 1, 2017
Residential Code of Ohio
Effective January 1, 2013
Original document
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FURTHER INFORMATION

Ohio Building Codes

The building codes of Ohio adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), Ohio Fire Code 2017, International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), Ohio Energy Code 2017, International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, National Electrical Code, 2017, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

Ohio building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Ohio Agencies

Ohio Board of Building Standards
Website: https://com.ohio.gov/divisions-and-programs/industrial-compliance/boards/board-of-building-standards
P.O.Box: 4009, 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Email: bbs@com.state.oh.us
Phone: 614-644-2613

Ohio State of Fire Marshal
Website: https://com.ohio.gov/divisions-and-programs/state-fire-marshal/contact-us
Address: 8895 E Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone: 614-752-8200