Indiana Building and Residential Codes
The Indiana Building Code (675-IAC-13 IBC) is based on the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) with 2014 Indiana Amendments. The 2020 Indiana Residential Code is based on the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) with Amendments.
Building Code Compliance Software for Indiana
Plan Analyst code compliance software programs make it easy for building officials, architects and other designers to quickly perform commercial and residential building code plan reviews / code studies. Plan Analyst for the 2012 IBC and Plan Analyst for the 2018 IRC simplifies the plan review / code study process enabling compliance to specific code years. This proven software allows modifications to accommodate local amendments, where applicable. Users have the ability to add code requirements and to add to the checklist. Changes can be made permanent by changing the data file using the setup section of Plan Analyst, or specific reports can be edited for special conditions.
Plan Analyst Calculators: Deck – Sign – Beam & Column
Plan Analyst Deck, Sign and Beam & Column Calculators are additional simple and effective design and code review software tools that will quickly become your go-to resources when working on associated tasks.
Users of Plan Analyst in Indiana have included:
|City of Greenfield||Cottongim Enterprises|
|City of La Porte||G & D Construction Inc.|
|City of Peru||Morrison Kattman Menze|
|Henry County||PCI Skanska|
|Town of Mooresville||Professional Consultants, Inc.|
|Town of Munster||Spalding Design Group, LLC|
Building and Residential Code Resources in Indiana
- Indiana Association of Building Officials
- Buy the Indiana codes from ICC
- Purchase Plan Analyst for the IBC and or IRC to automate and simplify your plan reviews / code studies plananalyst.com.
Energy Code Compliance Software for Indiana
Visit the U.S. Department of Energy website to see the latest on energy code adoption in Indiana, including the use of COMcheck and REScheck Energy Code compliance software. COMcheck enables architects, builders, designers, and contractors to determine whether new commercial or high-rise residential buildings, additions, and alterations meet the requirements of the IECC and ASHRAE Standard 90.1. REScheck product enables builders, designers, and contractors to determine whether new homes, additions, and alterations meet the requirements of the IECC or a number of state energy codes.
The “Building Codes Assistance Project” also provides information on Indiana’s building energy codes.
FEMA Building Code Adoption Tracking
The FEMA Building Code Adoption Tracking program reports on the status of hazard-resistant building code adoption in each state. Indiana is in FEMA Region 5. Read the 2023 Region 5 fact sheet showing the annual metric of the percent of communities adopting hazard-resistant building codes in Indiana.
AIA and ICC
Indiana has ICC Chapters throughout the State.
Indiana code adoption status on the ICC website