Ohio operates under 2011 Building Code.

Washington County, Ohio is determined to provide a stable place to invest. Since 2010, Ohio's ranking improved from 38 to 15, which is the largest jump of all the states during the time period. Ohio got its highest marks for its regulatory environment (No. 5 in the U.S.) and its quality of life (No. 2 in the U.S.). Source:

Contacts for information on key regulatory agencies and rules typically involved in major development projects and business operations: