What commercial building code is used in the City of Dayton?

The City of Dayton uses the codes adopted by the Ohio Board of Building Standards as listed below. 

  • Commercial Building Code: 2017 Ohio Building Code 
  • Plumbing Code: 2017 Ohio Plumbing Code 
  • Mechanical Code: 2017 Ohio Mechanical Code 
  • Electrical Code: 2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) 

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1. How long does the plan review process take?
2. How many copies of plans are required for a permit?
3. Is there a requirement that my plans be prepared by an Architect or an Engineer?
4. What commercial building code is used in the City of Dayton?
5. How many copies of revised plans are needed?
6. What do I need to open a child care or daycare facility?
7. What is a Certificate of Occupancy?
8. When do I need to obtain a Certificate of Use and Occupancy?
9. When does my permit expire?
10. How long do I have to make repairs to a building that has been cited as a nuisance?
11. What approvals do I need before I can legally open my business?
12. Is a Building Permit required for a parking lot?
13. Who can I talk to with questions about City requirements before I rent or buy a business property?
14. Is a building permit required to reroof a business?
15. Is a building permit required for a construction trailer?