About Building Commission Minimize

Planning and Building Department
44 W. Washington St. 
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Located on the first floor of City Hall.

 (317) 392-5102

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

Director: Bryant P. Niehoff


 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, 2014 Edition (IBC, 2012 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,  2014 Edition (IMC, 2012 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)


Frost Line Depth



20 psf

90 Exposure B




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.