The outgoing governor was set to let the rules expire on Jan. 1. A Department of Homeland Security spokesman says new outdoor stage rules are also in the works.
Critics say the absence of standards could have negative results for Hoosiers’ energy bills and lead to a “slumlord’s dream” scenario.
Building codes add more expense to high-rise projects.
The city of Indianapolis has closed Pan Am Plaza and part of a parking garage below it near the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium because the structural integrity of the parking facility poses a safety risk.
The owner of the 1880 building located at 42 E. Washington St. was cited for doing unapproved work to the facade.
Wait times in the plan-review process for non-residential projects increased dramatically this year, creating a backlog of cases.
A sprawling network of drainage pipes is designed to keep the underground parking garage of the new JW Marriott hotel dry.