Ripley County Area Planning and Building Department

 

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

 

Located in the Ripley County Annex Building

Second Floor

Executive Director

Tad Brinson

tbrinson@ripleycounty.com

 

Building Inspector

Dwight Bauman

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

Zoning Code Ordinance

Site Plan

Permit Fees

Cash or Check only

Application for Improvement Location Permit

 

ADDRESS MUST BE POSTED AT SITE BEFORE CONSTRUCTION STARTS

THE APPLICATION/PERMIT # IS REQUIRED TO SCHEDULE INSPECTIONS

This new code will become effective April 1, 2011

To all contractors and builders that perform work within Ripley County;

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.

Please note:

Section 9, 2, (b)

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 can be issued without the required floor and building plans.

THE FOLLOWING INSPECTIONS ARE REQUIRED:

1.     Footer inspection BEFORE POUR

2.     Basement wall inspection BEFORE POUR

3.     Temporary Electric

4.     Under floor plumbing - BEFORE POUR

5.     Perimeter drain inspection BEFORE BACKFILL

    (No Roof Downspouts In Drains)

6.     Framing and rough-in inspection

7.     Insulation and fire stop

8.     2nd rough-in make sure all corrections are made and codes are met all fire stops must be in place

9.     Final inspection EVERYTHING must be completed, including all gutters and handrails in place; mailbox with address in    place and driveway culverts in place

ALL INSPECTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED AND CODES MUST BE MET BEFORE OCCUPANCY CERTIFICATE ISSUED

 

Ripley County