Ripley County Area Planning and Building Department

 

8:00-4:00 Monday - Friday  (all major holidays observed)

 

Located in the Ripley County Annex building on the second floor at the top of the stairs

Tad Brinson

Executive Director

Floor Plain Administrator

tbrinson@ripleycounty.com

Vicki Taylor

Office Manager

Dwight Bauman

Building Commissioner

Building Inspector

dbauman@ripleycounty.com

 

INSPECTIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION

A MINIMUM OF 24 HOUR NOTICE IS REQUIRED ON ALL INSPECTIONS

Area Planning  812-689-6062

Building Department  812 -689-6068

Fax:  812-689-5206    

P.O. Box 151

102 W. First North Street

Versailles, IN  47042

View Commonly Asked Questions and Building Codes

Rules of Procedure (contains all application forms)

Zoning Code Ordinance

 

Permit Fees

Check or Cash or only

If paying with cash, please have exact change.

Items required to obtain and Improvement Location Permit

Site Plan & Utilities Locate letter from Incorporated Towns

Application for Improvement Location Permit

 

ADDRESS SHALL BE POSTED AT JOB SITE PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION

THE APPLICATION NUMBER  IS REQUIRED TO SCHEDULE INSPECTIONS

THE BUILDING PERMIT SHALL BE POSTED AT THE JOB SITE Ripley County has, by requirement of the Indiana Department of Home Land Security, adopted Their Building Code under IC 36-7-8-3 and IC 36-7-2-9. Per these requirements a clear and understandable copy of detailed plans and specifications drawn to scale, which indicate in a precise manner the nature and location of all work to be accomplished. This applies to any building or structure that requires a building permit. Any building or structure that is 144 square feet or larger, requires a building permit. No permit shall be issued without the required building plans or pertinent structural drawings. I.e. Truss Sheet

The following inspections are required:

1 Footer / Hole inspection: Before Pour

2. Wall Inspection; Basement or crawl space: Before Pour

3. Underfloor Plumbing: Before Pour

4. Perimeter drain inspection: Before Backfill (No downspouts)

5. Framing and rough-in

6. Insulation and Fire stop

7.  2nd rough-in (verification of code compliance)

8. Final inspection: EVERYTHING must be complete, including gutters and handrails in place, driveway culvert and permanent 911 address in place per Ordinance 1991-3.       

ALL INSPECTIONS SHALL BE COMPLETED AND CODES MET BEFORE THE CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY WILL BE ISSUED

 

 

Ripley County