2018 ICC Building Code Adoption Process



The Building Safety & Zoning Division intends to recommend adoption of the 2018 edition of the International Code Council (ICC) series of codes. The 2018 International Codes represent the most current comprehensive building standards available for the construction community. Technical review of these codes were conducted by the City's Building Code Official, Peter Ratos, in conjunction with Building & Fire Construction Codes Services, Inc., consultant. The policy review of the recommended codes and amendments by appointed and elected officials will begin in April 2019 and is expected to be completed in September 2019.

Proposed Codes for Adoption:

  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
  • 2018 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2018 International Energy Code (IEC)
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2018 Existing Building Code (EBC)
  • 2018 International Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)
  • Illinois State Accessibility Code
  • 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code