During its meeting on December 15, 2017, the Board of Building Standards adopted amendments to the Residential Code of Ohio, Elevator rules and Certification rules effective January 1, 2018.

The Board initiated the rule change process in February 2017 and the rules have been available in draft form on the Board’s website.  The final adopted rules with detailed summaries can be found at the following links:

Residential Code of Ohio Rules

Elevator Rules

Certification Rules

If you have questions related to these amendments, please contact the Board Office at (614) 644-2613 or bbs@com.state.oh.us.