Plan Review, Permits and Inspections

Mechanical Inspections

Mechanical inspections determine that appliances, equipment, and systems are installed in accordance with code.

Mechanical inspections are required for such work as installations of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), refrigeration, fuel-gas piping, hydronics, exhaust, and pre-fabricated fireplaces. 

Below you will find applications, publications, inspection scheduling contact numbers and external links to information specific to the mechanical trade.

To schedule a mechanical inspection: 
Phone: 614-645-8138 or Fax: 614-645-2424

To cancel a scheduled Inspection:  
Phone: 614-645-7847 and Fax: 614-645-2099 

Check out some of the relevant mechanical Construction Industry Communications.
CIC-02 Clothes Dryer Exhaust  
CIC-03 Lead Time Inspections  
CIC-31 Emergency Work Permitting  
CIC-32 MEP Permit Apps.  
CIC-41 MLS Inspection Process  

This link is to a listing where you can find all of the Construction Industry Communications.
Documents & Forms  
Mechanical Permit Application  
Inspection Request Form      
Emergency Work Contact List     
Contractor Compliant Form  
Fire Protection Request Form   
NFPA 72 Record of Completion Form  
NFPA 72 Inspection and Test Form
Fire suppression inspection procedures manual  
Basic inspection information  
Working without a permit affidavit  
Industry Links  
International Code Council   
2011 Ohio Mechanical  Code  
2009 International Fuel Gas Code  
2009 International Energy Conservation Code  
Building Services Piping Testing Requirements :
U.S. Department of Energy  
Mechanical Contractors Association of Central Ohio (MCACO)  
Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)  
National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)  
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineer (ASHRAE)  
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)  
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA)  
International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)