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Parma, Ohio Building Codes

Building Codes References

• Ohio has adopted a state-wide building code, the Ohio Building Code (OBC). Copies are available from The International Code Council, (800) 786-4452. Parma has local amendments to the OBC, see below.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2007 Ohio Building Code (2006 IBC)No amendments to state code
Structural Code2007 Ohio Building Code (2006 IBC)No amendments to state code
Plumbing Code2007 Ohio Plumbing Code (2006 IPC)City Council,
(216) 335-8091
Mechanical Code2007 Ohio Mechanical Code (2006 IMC)No amendments to state code
Electrical Code2005 NECCity Council,
(216) 335-8091
Accessibility Code2005 Ohio Building Code (ADAAG)No amendments to state code
Energy Code2005 Ohio Building Code (2003 IECC)No amendments to state code
Elevator CodeANSI A17.1a - 2005 (Ohio Administrative Code 4101:5 and 1310:3-6Commerce 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
StructuralPaul W. Deichmann, P.E.
Building Commissioner & Engineer
Phone: (440) 885-8110
Fax: (440) 885-8032
PlumbingPaul W. Deichmann, P.E.
Building Commissioner & Engineer
Phone: (440) 885-8110
Fax: (440) 885-8032
MechanicalPaul W. Deichmann, P.E.
Building Commissioner & Engineer
Phone: (440) 885-8110
Fax: (440) 885-8032
ElectricalPaul W. Deichmann, P.E.
Building Commissioner & Engineer
Phone: (440) 885-8110
Fax: (440) 885-8032
AccessibilityPaul W. Deichmann, P.E.
Building Commissioner & Engineer
Phone: (440) 885-8110
Fax: (440) 885-8032
Fire MarshalParma Fire Dept.
Parks/RecreationMickey Vittardi
Director of Parks and Recreation
Phone: (404) 885-8144
Fax: (440) 885-8068

Other Building Codes

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