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25 August Ohio


State Of Ohio

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Ohio Board of Building Standards will convene for a public hearing at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 19, 2014, in Hearing Room #1, at 6606 Tussing Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, 43068. The purpose of the hearing is to solicit testimony on proposed actions taken on select rules of the Administrative Code, identified as Amendments Group LXXXIX (89), pursuant to Chapters 119, 3781, 3791, and 4104.of the Revised Code.

Synopsis of the proposed rule changes:

Part A – Ohio Building Code Rules

Consider the following amended rules of the Administrative Code: 4101:1-3-01 to clarify the appropriate NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code) edition to be used for R-3 occupancies using the Residential Code of Ohio requirements; 4101:1-35-01 to update the NFPA 70 standard in the Ohio Building Code to the 2014 edition for non-residential buildings as a result of approved Petition #13-004, to add "residential" to the title of ASHRAE 90.1, and to list TIA 10-4 and TIA 10-5 with the NFPA 72 standard to clarify the intent of the low frequency alarm requirements for fire alarm and emergency alarm systems and smoke alarms.

Contact: Don Iverson: don.iverson@nema.org