About Building Commission Minimize
 
Plan and Building Commission 
44 W. Washington St. 
Shelbyville, IN 46176

  (317) 392-5102
  (317) 392-5110

Located on the first floor of City Hall.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
  
 

 
 Current Building Codes Minimize
 
 
The City of Shelbyville's Building Commission has adopted the building codes set forth by the Indiana State Department of Homeland Secuirty. http://www.in.gov/dhs/2490.htm 

As of February 2014, the current State building codes in effect are:
Residential Code
 Indiana Residential Code 2005 Edition (International Residential Code 2003 Edition)
Commercial Code
 Indiana Building Code, 2008 Edition (IBC, 2006 Edition, 1st printing)
Electric Code
 Residential Code and Commercial Code as noted above, also adopted by reference Indiana  Electrical Code 2009 Edition (NFPA 70-2008)
Plumbing Code
 Residential Code and Commercial Code as noted above with addition to the Indiana Plumbing Code, 2012 Edition (International Plumbing Code 2006 Edition, Second Printing)
Mechanical Code
 Residential Code and Commercial Code as noted above, based on the Indiana Mechanical Code,  2008 Edition (IMC, 2006 Edition, 1st printing)
Swimming Pool Code
  Indiana Swimming Pool Code, Third Edition

 
To purchase a Code book you may visit International Code Council's website here: Indiana Building Codes
 
Or visit or call the Architectural Center Bookstore at 47 S. Pennsylvania St, Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46204, 1-888-472-2578 - www.aiaindiana.org/codes.html
 


Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria:

Ground Snow Load

Wind Speed

Seismic Design Category

Subject to damage from:

Winter Design Temp.

Speed (mph)

Weath-ering

Frost Line Depth

Termite

Decay

20 psf

90 Exposure B

B

Severe

30”

Moderate to Heavy

Slight to Moderate

2 Degrees

 
Shelbyville does not require ice shield underlayment on a roof, but it is highly recommended.
The air freezing index is 1393 and the Mean Annual Temperature is 52.6 degrees.