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OHIO – building codes


Regulation ID: OH33191


Issue: Board of Building Standards proposed rule: Adoption of 2015 I-Codes


Affects:  Those who build swimming pools.


Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org


Rule Summary: The Board proposed amendments to rules concerning the International Codes. Specifically, the Board is adopting the following codes: (1) the 2015 International Building Code; (2) the 2015 International Plumbing Code and (3) the 2015 International Mechanical Code. The update includes adoption of referenced codes, including the 2013 APSP-7 Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance in Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs and Catch Basins.


Status:  The Board published notice of the final rules in the Ohio Register. The rules are effective November 1, 2017.


Notice of Final Rules: