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The online municipal code is current as of October 24, 2023.

Ordinances adopted after this date supersede the provisions of this Code to the extent that they are in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions herein.

Pending updates to the Municipal Code

The following amendments will be effective January 1, 2024:

Ordinance No. 59902021 International Residential Code (IRC) – governs construction of one- and two-family residential buildings and townhomes

Ordinance No. 59912021 International Building Code (IBC) – governs construction of all other use types

Ordinance No. 5992 -  2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) – governs maintenance of all existing buildings and properties

Ordinance No. 5993 2021 International Fire Code (IFC) – governs construction and maintenance of life safety systems in commercial and multi-family buildings

Ordinance No. 59942021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) - governs installation of fuel-gas piping systems and fuel gas appliances

Ordinance No. 5995 -  2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC) - governs mechanical systems utilized to provide control of environmental conditions and related processes within buildings

Ordinance No. 59962021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) - governs aquatic recreation facilities, pools and spas

Ordinance No. 59972020 National Electric Code (NEC) - governs installation of electrical wiring and equipment

Ordinance No. 5998 -  2015 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code – governs existing and new buildings in regard to safety to life.  

Ordinance No. 5999 - State of Illinois Plumbing Code and amendments thereto

Ordinance No. 6000 - Building Code Amendments

The following amendment will be effective January 1, 2025

Ordinance No. 6003 - An Ordinance Establishing Video Gaming Regulations

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