Indiana Building Codes

Building Codes References

Indiana has adopted mandatory, statewide building codes. Local jurisdictions may adopt more stringent regulations only with the approval of the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission.
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 amendmentsIndiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Structural Code2008 Indiana Building Code (IBC 2006, 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 (UPC 1997)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
Fire/Life Safety Code2008 Indiana Fire Code (2006 IFC with state amendments)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Accessibility Code2008 Indiana Building Code, Chapter 11Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online
Energy Code2010 Indiana Energy Conservation Code (ASHRAE 90.1 - 2007 with Indiana amendments)Indiana 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
Gas Code2008 Indiana Fuel Gas Code (2006 IFGC with state amendments)Indiana Division of Fire and Building Safety, 800-423-0765 and online

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
StructuralMara Snyder
Code Services
Phone: (317) 233-5341
PlumbingMara Snyder
Code Services
Phone: (317) 233-5341
MechanicalMara Snyder
Code Services
Phone: (317) 233-5341
ElectricalMara Snyder
Code Services
Phone: (317) 233-5341
AccessibilityMara Snyder
Code Services
Phone: (317) 233-5341
Plan ReviewCarolyn Kemp
Plan Review Division
Phone: (317) 232-1431
Planning/Land UseCliff Wojtalewicz
Planning Division Director
Phone: (317) 234-2582
Fire MarshalMike Garvey
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
Phone: (317) 232-2222
Forestry/ParksDivision of Forestry
Phone: (317) 232-4105
TransportationDept. of Transportation
Phone: (317) 232-5533
Boiler InspectorDan Willis
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Division
Phone: (317) 232-1921
Elevator InspectorDebra Jackson
Elevator Safety Division
Phone: (317) 232-2670
Building codes are also available for these other Indiana municipalities: