RM Talk - June 18th, 2022 - 12:38 am
Building Code Update - Effective 7/1

New Building Code Updates

Effective July 1, 2022, the 2018 version of the International Code Council sets will be in effect, along with updated local amendments.

The City has provided a simple outline of the changes:

View Changes Here

Here are the chages in long form for reference:

Adopted Codes

    These building codes went into effect in January 2011:
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Residential Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code
  • 2008 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) National Electrical Code
  • 2009 International Existing Building Code
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code

The Changes in Code:

    As of July 1, 2022, these codes will be in effect:
  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code


The City will also comply with the state and national code requirements, including, but not limited to:

Illinois State Plumbing Code

Illinois Accessibility Code

National Fire Protection Agency Life Safety Ave

Illinois State Elevator Safety and Regulation Act

Illinois-adopted International Energy Conservation Code

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Watershed Management Ordinance

City Website

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