Residential Builders & Contractors

On November 1, 2017 the State will be adopting the following Codes:

  • The 2017 Ohio Building Code
  • The 2017 Ohio Mechanical Code
  • The 2017 Ohio Plumbing Code
  • The 2107 National Electrical Code
  • The 2017 International Fuel Gas Code
  • The 2017 Energy Code

Plans submitted after this date will be reviewed according to the new set of adopted codes. Please note that there will be no transition period from the 2011 codes to the 2017 set of codes. The 2013 Residential Code of Ohio w / January updates will not be affected. The 2014 National Electrical Code will still be enforced for 1, 2 and 3 family homes which fall under the 2013 Residential Code of Ohio w/January 2016 updates. However, the 2011 Ohio Plumbing Code and 2011 Ohio Mechanical Code will be the code in effect for any residential project until further notice.