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Building Codes

Adopted Building Codes

The following National and State Codes were approved by the City Council on December 3, 2018.  The updated Codes will be enforced fully beginning March 1, 2019.

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, 2018 Edition
International Building Code, 2018 Edition (Commercial Construction)
International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition
International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Edition
International Fire Prevention Code, 2018 Edition

NEC: Utilize the NEC link to search for the Code noted below:
National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition

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

NFPA: Utilize this NFPA link to review the current Codes noted below:
Fire Prevention Code, 2018 Edition
Life Safety Code NFPA 101, 2018 Edition
NFPA 72, Fire Alarm Code, 2016 Edition
NFPA 13, 13D, 13R, Fire Sprinkler Codes, 2016 Edition

THE CITY OF LAKE FOREST
220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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