Building Code

The following National and State Codes, as modified by Chapter 150, Buildings, of the City of Lake Forest Code, are adopted.  Plans submitted for permits are reviewed for compliance with all applicable Codes.
ICC Codes:  Utilize the ICC link to search the Codes noted below:

  • International Residential Code for One/Two Family Dwelling, 2021 Edition
  • International Building Code, 2021 Edition (Commercial Construction)
  • International Mechanical Code, 2021 Edition
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2021 Edition
NEC: Utilize the NEC link to search for the Code noted below:

  • National Electrical Code, 2020 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:

  • NFPA 1 Fire Code, 2021 Edition
  • Life Safety Code NFPA 101, 2021 Edition
  • NFPA 72, Fire Alarm Code, 2019 Edition
  • NFPA 13, 13D, 13R, Fire Sprinkler Codes, 2019 Edition
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