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Building Codes

Adopted Building Codes

The following National and State Codes were approved by the City Council on January 15, 2004. Please note that these codes shall be used in conjunction with the
Lake Forest Building Code amendments (Chapter 150 of the City Code).

ICC Codes:  Utilize the ICC link to search the Codes noted below:
International Residential Code for One/Two Family Dwelling, 2003 Edition
International Building Code, 2003 Edition (Commercial Construction)
International Mechanical Code, 2003 Edition
International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 Edition

NEC: Utilize the NEC link to search for the Code noted below:
National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition

IDPH: Utilize this IDPH link to review the current Plumbing Code:
Illinois State Plumbing Code, 77 Ill. Adm. Code 890

Fire Prevention Code of the National Fire Protection Association, 2000 Edition
Life Safety Code NFPA 101, 2000 Edition
NFPA 72, Fire Alarm Code, 2002 Edition or newer
NFPA 13, Fire Sprinkler Code, 2002 Edition or newer

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