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Building Codes


10-1-1: Building Codes Adopted By Reference: There are hereby adopted by reference the following regulations governing all single-family residential buildings and appurtenances, multi-family residential buildings and appurtenances, and all other buildings and structures hereinafter erected, installed, altered, converted, remodeled or structurally repaired, demolished, moved or their use or occupancy established or changed collectively to be known as the Oak Brook Building Code Regulations.
International Building Code: 2015 edition, including appendix chapters A, C, E, F, G, I, and K (see international building code section 101.2.1, 2015 edition), published by the International Code Council, Inc.

International Residential Code: 2015 edition, including appendix chapters A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, J, K, M, O, Q, R, S, T, and U (see international residential code section R101.2.1, 2015 edition), published by the International Code Council, Inc.

International Mechanical Code: 2015 edition, including appendix chapter A (see international mechanical code section 101.2.1, 2015 edition), published by the International Code Council, Inc.

Illinois Plumbing Code: 77 Illinois administrative code 890 et seq., as amended.

National Electric Code (NEC): 2014 edition, published by the National Fire Protection Association.

Illinois Safety Code For Elevators And Escalators: State of Illinois safety code for elevators and escalators as follows:
  1. American Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ASME):
    • Safety code for elevators and escalators (ASME A17.1-2013/CSA B44-2013) and performance based safety code for elevators and escalators (ASME A17.1-2007/CSA B44.7-07);
    • Guide for inspection of elevators, escalators and moving walks (ASME A17.2-2012);
    • Safety code for existing elevators and escalators (ASME A17.3-2005), but only as required under section 35(h) and (i) of the act and subsection F1d of this section;
    • Safety standards for platform lifts and stairway chairlifts (ASME A18.1-21011);
    • Standard for qualification of elevator inspectors (ASME QEI-1-2013).
  2. American Society Of Civil Engineers (ASCE); American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
    • Automated people mover standards (ANSI/ASCE/T&DI 21-13);
International Property Maintenance Code: 2015 edition, including appendix chapter A, published by the International Code Council, Inc.

Illinois Energy Conservation Code: International energy conservation code, 2015 edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc., as adopted and amended by the state of Illinois.

International Existing Building Code: 2015 edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc.

International Fuel Gas Code: 2015 edition, including appendix chapters A, B, C, and D (see international fuel gas code section 101.3, 2015 edition), published by the International Code Council, Inc.

International Swimming Pool And Spa Code: 2015 edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc. International Plumbing Code: Those sections of the international plumbing code, 2015 edition, including appendix chapters C and F, published by the International Code Council, Inc., which address subjects not expressly governed by the state of Illinois plumbing code, 2014 edition, published by the Illinois department of public health. (Ord. G-1084, 9-27-2016)

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(The above codes adopted on September 27.2016)

Energy Code


International Council Code has been awarded federal funding to provide the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code as part of an initiative to meet nationwide energy-efficiency goals through the Building Technologies Program and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.