Building Codes

State & National Codes

The City of Dayton's Division of Building Inspection uses the following State and National codes:
  • Commercial Structures: 2017 Ohio Building Code
  • Residential Structures: 2013 Residential Code of Ohio
  • Plumbing Code: 2017 Ohio Plumbing Code
  • Mechanical Code: 2017 Ohio Mechanical Code
  • Fire Code: 2011 Ohio Fire Code
  • Energy Code: 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • Fuel Gas Code: 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
The codes listed above may be accessed on the International Code Council's website. Select “Ohio” from the list or click on the outline of Ohio in the map.

Additional Codes

  • Electric Code: 2014 National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
  • Fire Alarm Code: 2010 National Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72)
  • Sprinkler Code: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (NFPA 13)

The three codes above can be accessed on the National Fire Protection Association's website.