Building Code

The following National and State Codes were adopted by the City Council on December 3, 2018.

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
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