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Gary, Indiana Building Codes

Building Codes References

The 2010 Indiana Energy Conservation Code (Ashrae 90.1, 2007) will be effective May 6, 2010.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2008 Indiana Building Code (2006 IBC with state amendments) & 2005 Indiana Residential Code (2003 IRC with amendments)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Structural Code2008 Indiana Building Code (2006 IBC, ANSI A-117.1-2003, ASCE-7-2005)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Plumbing Code1999 Indiana Plumbing Code (1997 UPC)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Mechanical Code2008 Indiana Mechanical Code (2006 IMC with state amendments)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Electrical Code2009 Indiana Electrical Code (2008 NEC with amendments)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Accessibility Code2008 Indiana Building Code, Chapter 11 - AccessibilityIndiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Energy Code2010 Indiana Energy Conservation Code (ASHRAE 90.1 - 2007) with Indiana amendmentsIndiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Elevator CodeIndiana Elevator Safety Code (ANSI/ASME A17.1-2004)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Other CodesFuel Gas: 2008 Indiana Fuel Gas Code (2006 IFGC with state amendments)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralKenneth Jenkins
Building Inspector
Phone: (219) 881-1377
Fax: (219) 881-1425
PlumbingKenneth Jenkins
Building Inspector
Phone: (219) 881-1377
Fax: (219) 881-1425
MechanicalJames Kirkwood
Chief Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (219) 881-1377
Fax: (219) 881-1425
ElectricalDavid Stalf
Chief Electrical Inspector
Phone: (219) 881-1377
Fax: (219) 881-1425
AccessibilityKenneth Jenkins
Building Inspector
Phone: (219) 881-1377
Fax: (219) 881-1425
Fire MarshalFire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (219) 881-5220
ZoningJames Craig
Zoning Manager
Phone: (219) 881-1332
Fax: (219) 882-7371
PlanningChristopher Myers
Director
Phone: (219) 881-5090
Fax: (219) 882-7371
City AttorneyHamilton L. Carmouche
City Attorney
Phone: (219) 881-1400
Fax: (219) 881-1362
Public WorksRinzer Williams III
Director
Phone: (219) 881-1310
Fax: (219) 882-7371
Parks/RecreationDepartment of Public Parks
Phone: (219) 886-7099
Fax: (219) 881-0008
AviationChris Curry
Airport Director
Phone: (219) 949-4913
Fax: (219) 949-0573

Other Building Codes

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