Building Commission

Randy Abel is the Randolph County Building Commissioner.

The Building Commission is responsible for assuring that construction of buildings in the county meet the building codes, registering contractors to perform work in the county, and issuing Building Permits and conducting inspections during the construction/remodeling process.

The Building Commissioner's secretary can answer many of your questions.

The office is open from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday.

Many of your questions about building in Randolph County may be answered in the Frequently Asked Questions on the Area Planning & Zoning Department page.

FAQs

  1. New structures
  2. Adding square footage to an existing structure
  3. Structural changes
  4. Manufactured housing
  5. Foundation work
  6. Storage sheds (over 200 square feet and $1,500)
  7. Grain bins
  8. Decks
  9. Wind turbine towers
  10. Communication towers
  11. Sprinkler systems for fire suppression
  12. Mechanicals costing over $1,500.00 for electric, plumbing and HVAC
  13. New or updated electrical panels (under $1,500)
  14. Demolition
  15. Awnings over 54" deep
  16. Swimming pools over 36" deep
  17. Signs
  1. Siding
  2. Doors
  3. Garage doors
  4. Windows
  5. Interior work (unless the load bearing structure is altered)
  6. Roofing (unless the roof line or structure is altered)
  7. Detached accessory structure less than 200 square feet and less than $1,500
  8. Swings & playground equipment
  9. Fences under 6 feet
  10. Retaining walls under 4 feet
  11. Sidewalks and driveways
  12. Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and etc.
  13. Minor electrical repair and maintenance
  14. Minor mechanical repair and maintenance
  15. Prefabricated swimming pools less than 24" deep

675 IAC 12-6-2 Definitions

Sec. 2. (a) The definitions in this section apply throughout this rule.
(b) “Class I structure” means the following:
     (1) Any part of the following:
          (A) A building or structure that is intended to be or is occupied or otherwise used in any part by any of the following:            
               (i) The public
               (ii) Three (3) or more tenants
               (iii) One (1) or more persons who act as the employees of another
          (B) A site improvement affecting access by persons with physical disabilities to a building or structure described in this subdivision.
          (C) Storage facilities, tanks, and dispensing equipment for flammable and combustible liquids or gases.
     (2) Subdivision (1) includes a structure that contains three (3) or more condominium units (as defined in IC 32-1-6-2) or other units that:
          (A) Intended to be or are used or leased by the owner of the units; and
          (B) are not completely separated from each other by an unimproved space.

 

 

 

IC 22-12-1-5
"Class II structure"
Sec. 5.
(a) "Class II structure" means any part of the following:
     (1) A townhouse or a building or structure that is intended to contain or contains only one (1) dwelling unit or two (2) dwelling units unless any part of the building or structure is regularly used as a Class I structure.
    (2) An outbuilding for a structure described in subdivision (1), such as a garage, barn, or family swimming pool, including an above ground swimming pool, unless any part of the outbuilding is regularly used as a Class I structure.

People

Name / Title Phone #
Jenny Botkin
Building Commission Secretary
765-584-0275, Ext.: 207
Randy Abel
Randolph County Building Commissioner
765-584-0275