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Dayton, Ohio Building Codes

Building Codes References

• Ohio has adopted a state-wide building code, the Ohio Basic Building Code (OBBC). Copies are available from The International Code Council, (800) 786-4452. Dayton has city supplements to the OBBC, see below.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2007 Ohio Building Code (2006 IBC)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Structural Code2007 Ohio Building Code (2006 IBC)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Plumbing Code2007 Ohio Plumbing Code (2006 IPC)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Mechanical Code2007 Ohio Mechanical Code (2006 IMC)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Electrical CodeNEC 2005City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Accessibility Code2005 Ohio Building Code (ADAAG)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Energy Code2005 Ohio Building Code (2003 IECC)City supplements: American Legal Publishing, 800-445-5588, or Online
Elevator CodeASME A17.1-2005 (Ohio Administrative Code 4101:5 and 1301:3-6)Commerce Dept., Division of Industrial Compliance, Elevator Inspection Section, (614) 644-3524

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
StructuralStructural Inspection
Phone: (937) 333-3897
PlumbingPlumbing Inspection
Phone: (937) 333-3892
MechanicalHeating Inspection
Phone: (937) 333-3980
ElectricalElectrical Inspection
Phone: (937) 333-3881
AccessibilityStructural Inspection
Phone: (937) 443-3897
Historic PreservationLandmarks Commission
Phone: (937) 333-3683
EnvironmentalDonna Gorby Winchester
Environmental Protection Manager
Phone: (937) 333-3725
Fire MarshalLarry Collins
Chief
Phone: (937) 333-4506
CivilRalph McEldowney
City Engineer
Phone: (937) 333-3840
ZoningSteve Carne
Zoning Administrator
Phone: (937) 333-3903
PlanningJohn Gower
Director, Planning & Community Development
Phone: (937) 333-3670
City AttorneyPatrick Bonfield
Director, Law Department
Phone: (937) 333-4106
Public WorksFred Stovall
Director, Public Works
Phone: (937) 333-4070
Parks/RecreationCathy Shanklin
Director, Parks, Recreation & Culture
Phone: (937) 333-8400
AviationHarvey Wortham
Director, Aviation
Phone: (937) 454-8212

Other Building Codes

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