Changes to the Ohio Building Code

The Ohio Board of Building Standards has announced changes to the Ohio Building Code. These changes were effective March 15, 2012 and are attached. A Link to the current text version of the OBC Chapter 11, Accessibility, is below.

BBS Memo for 3-15-2012 revisions

CHAPTER 11 final-2012 2 COLUMNS

 

Designers are urged to keep up-to-date on OBC changes by checking the Ohio Board of Building Standards’ website monthly, so they can anticipate code requirement changes that occur periodically. The Board of Building Standards is currently in the process of further revisions to coordination issues for accessibility.

 

For more information, contact the Ohio Board of Building Standards at:

 

Ohio Department of Commerce
Ohio Board of Building Standards
6606 Tussing Road, P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068-9009
614/644-2613 Phone  614/222-2198 Fax

www.com.ohio.gov/dico/BBS.aspx

 

This information is being shared with you as a courtesy. If you have specific questions about the Ohio Building Code, please contact the Ohio Board of Building Standards at the address above. The Ohio Architects Board and the Ohio Board of Landscape Architect Examiners are unable to answer questions regarding the Ohio building code. Thank you.

 

Regards,

Amy M. Kobe, CAE, Hon AIA
Executive Director
Ohio Architects Board
Ohio Board of Landscape Architect Examiners

www.arc.ohio.gov

77 S. High St., 16th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-6108
Phone (614) 466-2316
Direct (614) 466-1327
Fax (614) 644-9048
Email: amy.kobe@arla.state.oh.us

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