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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Engineering > Codes & Standards Codes & Standards

All projects shall meet and comply with the applicable portions of the latest editions of the standards and codes. Below is a partial list of the most frequently used codes and standards, and required approvals.

  • Indiana Building Code - Uniform Building Code (UBC).
  • Indiana Mechanical Code - Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
  • Indiana Electrical Code - National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Indiana Fire Prevention Code - Uniform Fire Code (UFC)
  • Indiana Energy Conservation Rules and Regulations
  • Indiana Plumbing Code - Building Officials Code Administrators (BOCA)
  • Structural Engineering Codes
    ACI - American Concrete Institute,
    AISC - American Institute Steel Construction
    ATI-American Timber Institute
  • National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
  • Campground Standard
  • Swimming Pool Code
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Americans with Disability Act (ADA)


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