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Barrington, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendix F, with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-2-1 (adoption) and § 10-2-2 (amendments). Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), including appendix G, with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-1-1 (adoption) and § 10-1-2 (amendments). Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments.  Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-14-1 (adoption) and § 10-14-2 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Barrington, Illinois include the following.

Residential Building Code

Illinois has yet to adopt a statewide residential code. Local laws will control.See PLRB, Illinois Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Barrington adopted the 2018 IRC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2018 IRC(Barrington, IL 10-2-1: CODE ADOPTED:)

...10-2-1: CODE ADOPTED:The ICC International Residential Code, 2018 edition, is hereby adopted by reference as the Residential Code for One- and Two-F...

See Amlegal(Barrington, IL Municipal Code)

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Barrington ? Yes
Citation: Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-2-2 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/barrington/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT10BURE_CH2RECO_10-2-2AMCO
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Table R301.2(1)   Climatic And
Geographic Design Criteria  
Ground snow load:   25 pounds per square foot  
Wind speed:   115 miles per hour  
Wind topographic effects:   No  
Seismic design category:  
Weathering(a):   Severe  
Frost line depth(b):   42 inches  
Termite:   Moderate to heavy  
Winter design temperature:   -4 degrees F  
Ice barrier underlayment required   Yes  
Flood hazards:  

(a) Village of Barrington's date of entry into the National Flood insurance Program is October 16, 1989

(b) Flood insurance study dates:

(i) February 17, 2016 for Lake County, Illinois

(ii) August 19, 2008 for Cook County, Illinois

(c) FIRM panel numbers and date of effectiveness:

(i) Lake County, effective September 18, 2013:

17097C0217K, 17097C0236K, 17097C0219K, 17097C0238K, 17097C0216K

(ii) Cook County, effective August 19, 2008: 17031C0020J & 17031C0038J

Air freezing index   2000  
Mean annual temperature   49.4 degrees F  

 

(a)Weathering may require a higher strength of concrete or grade of masonry necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this code. The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C34, C55, C62, C73, C90, C129, C216 or C652.
(b)The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in figure R403.1(1). The frost line depth shall be the minimum depth of footing below finish grade.
(c)The FIRM map may be amended from time to time.

Comments

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendix F, with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-2-1 (adoption) and § 10-2-2 (amendments).

Section R324.1 Where Required.
1. An automatic fire sprinkler system approved by the building official shall be installed in all new construction of residential buildings (including one and two family dwellings) within the village of Barrington.

2. An automatic fire sprinkler system approved by the building official shall be installed throughout all residential buildings (including one and two family dwellings) within the village of Barrington, in which there has been an aggregate area of remodeling, reconstruction or alteration of 100% of the aggregate net floor area of the building, as defined in this section.

Exceptions:

1. Additions to one and two family structures.
2. Remodeling, reconstruction or alteration of one and two family structures where the aggregate area of alteration does not constitute 100% of the aggregate net floor area of the structure, as defined in this section.

Existing Buildings

Existing buildings, meaning buildings that were built in accordance to code at the time of construction, typically merit extra consideration in a current updated code.

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments.  Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-14-1 (adoption) and § 10-14-2 (amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Barrington adopted the 2018 IBC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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See Amlegal(Barrington, IL Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...

2018 IBC(Barrington, IL 10-1-1: CODE ADOPTED:)

...10-1-1: CODE ADOPTED:A. The International Code Council International Building Code, 2018 edition, is hereby adopted by reference as the Building Cod...

Comments

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), including appendix G, with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-1-1 (adoption) and § 10-1-2 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments.  Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-14-1 (adoption) and § 10-14-2 (amendments).

Other Building Codes

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-3-1 (adoption) and § 10-3-2 (amendments). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC). Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-5-1 (adoption) and § 10-5-2 (amendments). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2017 National Electric Code (NFPA 70). Barrington IL, Muni. Code § 10-6-1 (adoption) and § 10-6-2 (amendments). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the State of Illinois Plumbing Code. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-7-1 (adoption). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-8-1 (adoption) and § 10-8-2 (amendments). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-10-1 (adoption) and § 10-10-2 (amendments). 

Barrington, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Barrington, IL, Muni. Code § 10-11-1 and § 10-11-2 (amendments).