Codes and Other Rules

Codes and Other Rules

The Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety 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. The complete list of all codes and other rules adopted by the Commission is available online. The amendments to these codes and other rules can be downloaded for free from the same site by clicking on each code/rule.

Codes are available for purchase at the following sites:



AIA Indiana Bookstore

1028 Shelby St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203

International Code Council (ICC)

888-422-7233 ext. 33801

Additional Resources

Amendments to 2005 Indiana Residential Code:

 for amendments to the 2003 International Residential Code which include the new energy efficiency requirements for residential construction effective April 5, 2012.

Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission/Code Services: 

for a list of Commission members, monthly meeting information, variance application and database, sample building ordinances for local jurisdictions, codes in effect and codes in review.

NAHB Construction Codes and Standards: 

for information on structural design, materials, energy conservation, fire safety, electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling, ventilation, indoor air quality, radon, accessibility, safety, acoustics, disaster mitigation, green building, and more.

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