Codes

Structural Design Load Criteria

Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria


Residential


All residential one, two, and three family dwellings, and all detached accessory structures shall be constructed in accordance with the requirements of the Residential Code of Ohio, 2013 edition, as referenced in the Lucas County Building Code.

Commercial


All commercial and industrial buildings, excepting one, two and three family dwellings, agricultural uses and United States Department of Defense installations, shall be constructed in accordance with the requirements of the Ohio Building Code, 2011 edition.


Plumbing


The plumbing code adopted for both residential and commercial applications is the Ohio Plumbing Code, 2011 edition.
 

Mechanical - Commercial and Residential


The mechanical code adopted for both residential and commercial applications is the Ohio Mechanical Code, 2011 edition.

Energy - Commercial and Residential


The energy code adopted for both residential and commercial applications is the International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 edition.

Electrical - Commercial and Residential


The electrical code adopted for both residential and commercial applications is the 2014 National Electrical Code, NFPA - 70.