Cleveland, 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.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling Code2011 Ohio Building Code (2009 IBC)Online
Structural Code2011 Ohio Building Code (2009 IBC)Online
Plumbing Code2011 Ohio Plumbing Code (2009 IPC)Online
Mechanical Code2011 Ohio Mechanical Code (2009 IMC)Online
Electrical Code2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) - NFPA 70No amendments
Accessibility Code2011 Ohio Building Code (ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 and ADAAG)Online
Energy Code2011 IECC (Residential) and ASHRAE 90.1-07 -2009(Commercial)Online
Elevator CodeASME A17.1a - 2011 (Ohio Administrative Code 4101:5-3-01Online

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
StructuralDept. of Engineering and Construction
Phone: (216) 664-2282
PlumbingPlumbing Bureau
Phone: (216) 664-3648
MechanicalDept. of Engineering and Construction
Phone: (216) 664-2282
ElectricalElectrical Bureau
Phone: (216) 664-2616
AccessibilityDept. of Building and Housing
Phone: (216) 664-2282
Fax: (216) 664-2010
Historic PreservationRobert Keiser
Chief City Planner
Phone: (216) 664-2531
EnvironmentalWillie Bess
Commissioner of Environment
Phone: (216) 664-2300
Fire MarshalChief Paul Stubbs
Phone: (216) 664-6800
CivilDept. of Engineering and Construction
Phone: (216) 664-2381
ZoningDept. of Building and Housing
Phone: (216) 664-2282
PlanningRobert Brown
Director, City Planning
Phone: (216) 664-2210
City AttorneyRobert J. Triozzi, Esq.
Director
Phone: (216) 664-2800
Parks/RecreationMichael Cox
Parks/Recreation/Property Director (Interim)
Phone: (216) 664-2485
Building codes are also available for these other Ohio municipalities: