Ohio Department of Commerce
Board of Building Standards 

77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6133
Board of Building Standards | Ohio Department of Commerce 

Adopted I-Codes:
​2017 Ohio Building Code
2019 Ohio Residential Code
2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) - Residential
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

The Building Code Compliance Division performs plan reviews and inspections for commercial building projects not located in a jurisdiction with a certified building department and for all State properties and universities.  Enforcement of the residential code is limited to local building departments.  The Ohio Board of Building Standards certifies county, townships and municipal building departments to enforce state codes. 

Expected date most recent code will be adopted:

Anticipated date of adopting the 2021 I-Codes is in early 2023. 


Page last updated: January 2022