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Kenny Haun, Building Commissioner; Fire Chief; ADA Coordinator
124 S. Van Rensselaer Street
Rensselaer, IN  47978
  • Telephone Number: 219-866-2311
  • Facsimile Number: 219-866-7551
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  • Department Hours: 7:30am - 4:00pm (CST)
    Monday through Friday
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Building Permits

Building permits are required for most improvements in our jurisdiction.  Indiana Building Codes are enforced, where applicable.  Select one of the related documents below to find out about the building permit process. The City of Rensselaer operates under the following Indiana codes.
 
General Administrative Rules: (675-IAC-12 GAR)

 

Indiana Building Code:  (675-IAC-13 IBC)  

Based on: 2006 International Building Code (1st printing) with Indiana Amendments,

Effective June 16, 2008. 

 

Indiana Residential Code (75-IAC-14 OTFDC)

Based on:  2003 International Residential Code (5th printing) with Indiana Amendments,

Effective April 5, 2008.

 

Industrialized Building Systems: (675-IAC-15 ISB) Effective May 15, 2003.

 

Indiana Plumbing Code:  (675-IAC-16 IPC)

Based on: 1997 Uniform Plumbing Code with Indiana Amendments, Effective July 30, 1999.

 

Indiana Electrical Code:  (675-IAC-17 IEC)

Based on: 2008 National Electrical Code (1st printing) with Indiana Amendments,

Effective August 26, 2009 Fire & Building Safety Commission 675 IAC 17-1.8-1.

  

Indiana Mechanical Code:   (675-IAC-18 IMC) 

Based on: 2006 International Mechanical Code (1st Printing) with 2008 Indiana Amendments, Effective June 16, 2008.

 

Indiana Energy Conservation Code (675-IAC-19 IECC)

Based on: 1992 Model Energy Code with Indiana Amendments, Effective March 24, 2004.

 

Indiana Swimming Pool Code:  (75-IAC-20 ISPC)

Based on:  1989 Indiana Swimming Pool Code with Indiana Amendments, Effective December 26,2002.

 

Indiana Safety Code for Elevators, Escalators, Man lifts and Hoists:  (675-IAC-21 SCEEMH)  Based on:  ANSI/ASME, Effective January 2, 2003.

 

Indiana Fire Prevention Code (75-IAC-22 IFC) 

Based on:  2006 International Fire Code, (1st printing), with 2008 Indiana Amendments,

Effective June 16, 2008. 

 

Indiana Supplementary Fire Safety Rules (675-IAC-24 SFSR) Effective May 17, 2003. 

 

Indiana Fuel Gas Code:   (675-IAC-25 IFGC) 

Based on: 2006 International Fuel Gas Code (1st printing), with Indiana Amendments,

Effective June 16, 2008.



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