Building and Fire Codes

The City of Oberlin is governed by the following fire and life safety codes:

  • 2011 OHIO BUILDING CODE, OHIO MECHANICAL CODE, OHIO PLUMBING CODE (view online)
  • National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
  • 2009 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
  • 2013 RESIDENTIAL CODE OF OHIO
  • CITY of OBERLIN FIRE PREVENTION CODE, including:
    • 2015 International Fire Code, as amended (view this code online) (Effective Jan 15, 2015)
    • 2011 Ohio Fire Code (view this code online)
    • NFPA Standards
      • NFPA 14, Installation of Standpipe, Private Hydrant, and Hose Systems
      • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code
      • NFPA 241, Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations
      • NFPA 326, Safeguarding of Tanks and Containers for Entry, Cleaning, or Repair.
      • NFPA 430, Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizer.
      • NFPA 434, Storage of Pesticides.
      • NFPA 505, Powered Industrial Trucks, Including Type Designations, Areas of Use, Maintenance, and Operation
      • NFPA 1962, Care, Use, and Service Testing of Fire Hose, Including Couplings and Nozzles

Open Burning Regulations

In addition, the city has numerous regulations pertaining to planning and zoning issues.

Where to Call For More Information:

 

Building inspections and permits

775-3428

Property maintenance and enforcement

775-1531

Fire inspections, permits and code enforcement

774-3211

Planning and zoning

775-7250

 

 

 

 


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Oberlin Fire Department
Attn: Privacy Officer
430 South Main Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
(440) 774-3211

Effective Date of the Notice: April 14, 2003

CONTACT INFO

430 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

info@oberlinfire.com

Ph: 440-774-3211
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