Fire Prevention & Building Safety Commission

Meeting Information

Next Meeting 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Indiana Government Center South
Conference Room B
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis IN, 46204
 Meeting Materials
 

Commission Variance Database

Indiana Residential Code Committee

Next Meeting
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Indiana Government Center South
Conference Room 29
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The committee will review new proposals for code change to Chapters 13-18 of the 2018 International Residential Code, and will also review proposals for code change to Chapters 1-12, whether they are resubmissions of tabled proposals or new proposals, if time permits. All proposals for code change must be submitted on the proposal for code change form, provided below, by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to doboyle@dhs.in.gov. If no proposals for code change are received by the due date, the Committee cannot take action to amend the above mentioned code, which will be deemed as a recommendation to adopt without amendment. If any proposals for code change are “tabled” by the committee, those proposals must be resubmitted with their corrections as completely new proposals for the following meeting, and will be placed at the end of the committee’s agenda.

 

Indiana Elevator Code Committee

Next Meeting
CANCELED - Tuesday, June 26, 2018
 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Indiana Government Center South
Teleconference Media Center
302 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

The Committee will be reviewing Parts 1 through 4 of the 2016 edition of ASME A17.1. All proposals for changes to Parts 1 through 4 of the 2016 edition of ASME A17.1 must be submitted on the proposal for code change form, provided below, by 4:30 PM on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 to doboyle@dhs.in.gov in order to be considered by the Committee. If no proposals for code change are received by the due date, the Committee cannot take action to amend the above mentioned code, which will be deemed as a recommendation to adopt without amendment.
 


 

Ordinance Review and Approval

The Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission is tasked with reviewing and approving the fire safety and building laws adopted in the ordinances and other regulations of political subdivisions before they can become effective. If your local jurisdiction is interested in adopting a fire safety or building law, the ordinance templates and the information contained in the link below will help guide you through this process. Additionally, if you have any questions concerning this process, or if you would like to submit your ordinance for pre-adoption review or for Commission approval, please direct your correspondence to the Director of the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission, Douglas Boyle, at this email address: doboyle@dhs.in.gov.

Ordinance Templates

The following ordinance templates have been prepared by the Commission and are recommended to be utilized when drafting an ordinance. The use of these templates will expedite review of your ordinance and assist in avoiding potential conflicts and defects.

Approved Local Ordinances (January 1, 2018 to present)

 

Code Services Information

Code Services provides technical information for code development and administrative services to the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission. The Commission adopts the code of building and fire safety laws that affect all buildings classified as Class 1 or Class 2 structures in the state of Indiana.

Code Services also performs research and provides interpretations regarding technical code applications to the Commission, the Division of Fire and Building Safety, and code users. In addition, the branch provides administrative services to the Commission such as processing applications for variances, appeals of state and local orders, and provides preliminary reviews of local building ordinances.

Downloadable Forms and Documents