Building Codes

BUILDING CODES ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF MAYFIELD HEIGHTS:

COMMERCIAL:
    2017 Ohio Building Code (OBC)
    2017 National Electric Code (NEC)
    2017 Ohio Plumbing Code (OPC)
    2017 Ohio Mechanical Code (OMC)
    2017 Ohio Fire Code (OFC)
    2012 Ohio Energy Code

RESIDENTIAL:
    2019 Ohio Residential Code of Ohio (RCO) (see 2019 changes below)
    MEP's and Energy Code same as above.

2019 CHANGES TO THE RESIDENTIAL CODE OF OHIO (RCO):

The Ohio Board of Building Standards amended the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapters 4101:8-1 to 4101:8-44 (rescind and adopt new) to comply with the five-year rule review and to update the current Residential Code of Ohio to reflect the 2018 edition of the “International Residential Code” with Ohio amendments. 

See the changes that most affect applications made to the Building Department:  Code Change Handout   

Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of effective code changes. For a complete list of changes and specific wording of these changes, refer to Comprehensive List  

 If you should have any questions regarding these rule changes, please call: 

         Tom Jamieson, Director of Building at 440-442-2626, Ext. 209 or
         The Board of Building Standards at 614-644-2613