Commercial Project Information

OBC Code Information and Update Process...the following are the current code editions for applications filed November 1, 2011 and later are listed below. Please reference OBC Section 3501.4 for a complete list of standards.

• 2011 Ohio Building Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code

• 2014 National Electric Code (NFPA 70)

• 2009 International Fuel Gas Code

• 2010 NFPA 13 and NFPA 72

• 2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1

• 2009 International Energy Conservation Code

• 2007 ASHRAE 90.1 Standard

See our Existing Structures Occupancy Packet for more information on approvals and occupancy of existing structures.

Plan Review...is required and may be accomplished by mail, hard copy submittal, electronic, or walk-through approval.

Walk-In approval....walk through approvals are available for all projects. Please call our office to schedule an appointment.

Electronic Approval.....electronic approvals are available for all projects. Instructions can be found on the Forms and Documents Page under Commercial Project Information.

Statement of Special Inspections are required for commercial projects in accordance with OBC Chapter 17. It is the responsibility of the Design Professional to indicate whether special inspections are required for a project. Failure to provide special inspection information where required may delay an approval. Our department is capable of performing certain special inspections. Please contact us for further information.

Last Updated: 05 JAN 2018
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