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Please note that the following tips are ONLY basic guide lines for the listed topics. Always refer to the adopted model codes and their amendments for the correct verbiage & guidance. All local zoning/setback requirements must be in compliance.


Visit the State of Indiana Codes and Amendments to reference the following codes:

  • General Administrative Rules (GAR)
    675 IAC 12
    Effective Date: 22 December 2006
    Updated 8/1/14; Amended 12/1/14
  • 2014 Indiana Building Code (IBC)
    675 IAC 13-2.6
    Comprised of: 2012 International Building Code
    Effective Date: 1 December 2014
  • 2014 Indiana Fire Code (IFC)
    675 IAC 22-2.5
    Comprised of : 2012 International Fire Code
    Effective Date: 1 December 2014
  • 2012 Indiana Plumbing Code (IPC)
    675 IAC 16-1.4
    Model Code: 2006 International Plumbing Code
    Effective Date: 24 December 2012
  • 2009 Indiana Electrical Code (IEC)
    675 IAC 17-1.8
    Model Code: 2008 NFPA 70
    Effective Date: 26 August 2009
  • 2014 Indiana Mechanical Code (IMC)
    675 IAC 18-1.6
    Comprised of: 2012 International Mechanical Code
    Effective Date: 1 December 2014
  • 2014 Indiana Building Code Chapter 11 – Handicapped Accessibility Code
    675 IAC 13-2.6-12 / A117.1 Accessible & Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009 Edition
    Effective: 1 December 2014 
  • 2010 Indiana Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
    675 IAC 19.3
    Comprised of: ASHRAE 90.1 2007 / 675 IAC 19-3
    Effective: 7 May 2010
  • 2005 Indiana Residential Code
    Comprised of: 2003 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings / Chapter 43 of the 2006 International Residential Code for One- and Two- Family Dwelling 675 IAC 14-4.3 / Chapter 11 of the 2009 International Residential Code 675 IAC 14-4.3-139.1
    5 April 2008 Update Effective: 5 June 2008
  • Article 20. Swimming Pool Code
    Effective: 25 March 2011 / Amended: 7 August 2013

Residential Building Code Overview PDF


The City Codes are in Microsoft Word format (.doc). You will need Microsoft Word '97 or higher to view these documents.

Building – Section 151
Plumbing – Section 153
Electrical – Section 155
Minimum Housing Code – Section 158
Dangerous Buildings – Section 159
Building Code Fee Schedule – Section 163
Demolition Permit Procedures - Section 165


Zoning Code - Section 150
Subdivision Control Regulations - Section 152
MS4 Construction Site Stormwater Runoff – Section 161



Taxpayers have the ability to view budget notices in one central online location at BudgetNotices.IN.Gov. A new email subscription option is provided to taxpayers to stay informed of submissions by their local units. Taxpayers will be able to view all local government units in DeKalb county, search by their address, or use an interactive map tool. This website has been designed to promote the importance of budget notices and the role that they play in the daily lives of Indiana taxpayers. Taxpayers that do not have Internet access or have difficulties with the website may contact the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance at (888) 739-9826 and request a paper copy of the notices for their local government units.


Mayor's Corner

March 5, 2018
Dan Rabe started as an operator at Auburn’s Water Pollution Control (WPC) department after a stint in the air force. That was 28 years ago. Today, he is the face—and arms and legs and one-man operation—of the WPC’s Biosolids Progra…


March 5, 2018
The City of Auburn has scheduled its annual Spring Clean-up to begin in April. This year, pick-up will occur throughout the week, instead of on Saturdays as in past years. Residents are asked to have items out for pick-up on the Sunday prior to their clea…


  • March 16, 2018
    Two of the three courses offered by the Auburn Police Dept. on Basic Handgun Safety have already filled. Interested…
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