Building Code Information

The Village of Palatine has adopted the following codes, they become effective January 1, 2019.


International Residential Code, 2015 Edition (with amendments).
     (a)Appendix A,  Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping
     (b)Appendix B, Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped with draft   
         hoods 
     (c)Appendix C, Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct-Vent Venting Systems,
     (d)Appendix E, Manufactured Housing used as Dwellings 
     (e)Appendix F, Passive Radon Gas Control Methods 
     (f)Appendix H, Patio Covers
     (g)Appendix K, Sound Transmission
     (h)Appendix M, Home Day Care R-3 Occupancy


International Building Code, 2015 Edition
(a) Patio Covers, Appendix I  
International Mechanical Code, 2015 Edition
International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Edition
International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition
International Existing Building Code, 2015 Edition
International Fire Code, 2015 Edition

(a) Fire Apparatus Access, Appendix D
(b) Fire Protection Systems-Non-compliant Conditions, Appendix I
(c) Building Information Sign, Appendix J
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2015 Edition
Life Safety Code, NFPA 101, 2000 Edition
National Electric Code, 2017 Edition
Illinois Plumbing Code, 2014 Edition

Illinois Accessibility Code, Latest Edition



Village of Palatine Code Amendments:
Building Code: Chapter 6
Fire Prevention: Chapter 7

Effective, January 1, 2016, the State of Illinois Adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code

The Law requires all new commercial and residential construction for which a building permit application is received by a municipality or county to follow a comprehensive statewide energy conservation code. Renovations, alterations, additions, and repairs to most existing commercial and residential buildings must follow the Illinois Energy Conservation Code.

The Law requires design and construction professionals to follow the latest published edition of the International Energy Conservation Code which is currently the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1, 2013.

The Radon Resistant Construction Act Went into Effect June 1, 2013

As of June 1, 2013, all new residential construction in this State shall include passive radon resistant construction. New residential construction means any original construction of a single-family home or a dwelling containing 2 or fewer apartments, condominiums, or town houses.