Building Department

Building Department

Contact Info
Calvin Beverly

 440.735.6530

Building Commissioner
cbeverly@bedfordoh.gov

Larry Stouffer

440.735.6530

Bldg/Electrical Inspector
lstouffer@bedfordoh.gov

 
Rob Brown

440.735.6530

Bldg/Plumbing Inspector
rbrown@bedfordoh.gov

 
 

 

 

Robin Imburgia


 

440.735.6530

Administrative Assistant
building@bedfordoh.gov

 

Peggy Zelasko

 440.735.6530

Department Secretary
pzelasko@bedfordoh.gov 

 


 

 

(440) 735-6530 PHONE
(440) 232-1558 FAX

Building Codes affect each of us every day of our lives—whether in our homes, offices, schools, stores, factories or places of entertainment. We rely on the safety of structures that surround us in our everyday living. The public need for protection from disaster due to fire, structural collapse and general deterioration underscores the need for modern codes and their administration. Today’s building department also enforces laws that help protect its citizens from unscrupulous contractors while maintaining property values through property maintenance programs.

The City of Bedford, Division of Building is managed under the general supervision and direction of the City Manager’s Office. The Division is responsible for the enforcement of Building, Housing and Zoning codes as well as other ordinances adopted by City Council and set forth in the Building Code, Chapters 1301 through 1399, and the Zoning Code, Chapter 1901 through 1999. For all residential structures, the Building Department enforces the Bedford Dwelling House Code. This code includes the 2013 edition of the code entitled The Residential Code of Ohio with updates, plus the 2011 editions of the National Electrical Code and the Ohio Plumbing Code. It also includes the 2003 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code. For commercial (non-residential) buildings, as a State of Ohio-Certified Building Department, Bedford enforces the 2011 edition of the Ohio Building Code, including the 2011 editions of the National Electrical Code, the Ohio Plumbing Code, and Ohio Mechanical Code.

These codes are published by state and national organizations, not the city, and are adopted by reference. They are available for purchase from sources on our "Links" page. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or are in need of assistance.



Downloads
Board of Zoning Appeals Application

City Zoning Map

Planning Commision Application