Town Government

Planning and Building

Schererville Town Codes

This link,, will take you to the current Town Code of Ordinances.

The Planning and Building Department also wishes to highlight specific Ordinances/Codes:

  • R905.2.7.1 Ice Protection: In areas where the average daily temperature in January is 25°F (-4°C) or less when Table R301.2criteria so designates, an ice barrier that consists of at least two layers of underlayment cemented together or of a self-adhering polymer modified bitumen sheet, shall be used in lieu of normal underlayment and extend from the eave’s edge to a point at least 24 inches (610mm) inside the exterior wall line of the building.
  • Ordinance No. 1095: Subdivision Control: Please click here to read more on this ordinance

The following is a list of Building Codes currently recognized in Schererville.

  • 2008 National Electrical Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2012 International Building Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2009 Standard & Commentary for Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities
  • 2003 International One & Two Family Residential Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2006 Uniform Plumbing Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2012 International Fire Code W/Indiana Amendments
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code W/Indiana Amendments

Additional information on Indiana State Building Codes can be found here: Indiana Association of Building Officials.