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As of July 1, 2020, Indiana Code requires all applications to be filed electronically, unless it imposes an undue hardship.

Craig Burgess
Craig Burgess

About the Building Plan Review Section

The Indiana State Building Commissioner, appointed by the governor, oversees the Building Plan Review Section and Code Services Section. The governor appointed Craig Burgess as state building commissioner in 2017. Learn more about him

The Building Plan Review Section reviews Class 1 construction plans for compliance with the rules of the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission, including the state-adopted building codes.

The work is done by staff of dedicated building code professionals, who work diligently to protect the health and welfare of the occupants of Indiana’s built environment, while also serving as active partners in the ongoing economic development of the state.

Steps in the Building Plan Review Process

  • Application
  • Input
  • Review
  • Release

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