Applicable Codes

  1. Overview
  2. Zoning Code
  3. Building Code for 1-, 2-, and 3-family Dwellings
  4. Building Code for all other Uses
  5. Ohio Fire Code
  6. Property Maintenance Code
Depending on how your property is zoned and how you are proposing to use your property, different local and state requirements may apply. Property uses could include buildings and how those buildings are used, with statewide building codes setting minimum requirements. Additionally, there are requirements on how properties are to be maintained including a local property maintenance code, a statewide fire code, and other state requirements that may apply.

This webpage is not exhaustive of all of these requirements a property owner must be aware of, but it does provide a fundamental road map to explore those requirements.