Building Code Information

The Village of Palatine has adopted the following codes.

 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  
      (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 J, Existing Buildings and Structures
      (h) Appendix K, Sound Transmission
      (i) 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, 2018 Edition (with Illinois Amendments)
 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 Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
 Illinois Plumbing Code, Latest Edition

Illinois Accessibility Code, Latest Edition

Village of Palatine Code Amendments:

Building Code: Chapter 6
Fire Prevention: Chapter 7

On July 1, 2019 the State of Illinois Adopted the 2018 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, change in occupancy 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 2018 International Energy Conservation Code and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1, 2016.

The Radon Resistant Construction Act

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.