Bradley, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices AA, AB, AC, AD, with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-182 (adoption) and § 10-183 (amendments). Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Building Code (IBC), including appendices F, G, I, O with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-104 (adoption) and § 10-105 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Bradley, 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.

Bradley adopted the 2021 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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2012 IRC(Bradley, IL Sec. 10-182. - Adopted by reference.)

...The International Residential Code 2012 (hereinafter the "code"), as published by the International Code Council is adopted as the one- and two-family dwelling code of the village to establish minimum requirements to safeguard the public safety, health and general welfare through affordability, structural strength, means of egress facilities,...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Bradley ? Undetermined
Comments:

No amendments to Table R301.2(1) were found in the municipal code or city website; Therefore, it is unclear if ice barrier underlayment is required.

Comments

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices AA, AB, AC, AD, with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-182 (adoption) and § 10-183 (amendments).

Section R313 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

That Section R313.2 shall read as follows:R313.2 One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire systems. An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall be installed in one- and two-family dwellings.

Exceptions:

(1) An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall not be required for additions or alterations to existing buildings that are not already provided with an automatic residential sprinkler system;

(2) Where exit access stairways serving and contained within a single residential dwelling unit or sleeping unit in Group R-1, R-2 or R-3 occupancies are enclosed; and

(3) Where all habitable rooms have two (2) means of egress in compliance with Chapter 10 of the International Building Code, as amended.

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.

Bradley, Illinois, did not adopt the IBEC.

Commercial Building Code

Bradley adopted the 2021 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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2021 IBC(Bradley, IL Sec. 10-104. - Adoption of code.)

...The International Building Code 2021 (hereinafter the "Code"), as published by the International Code Council is adopted as the building code of the village for the control of buildings and structures as therein provided, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions, and terms of said International Building Code are...

Comments

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Building Code (IBC), including appendices F, G, I, O with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-104 (adoption) and § 10-105 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Bradley, IL did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-124 (adoption). 

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the Illinois State Plumbing Code, with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-164 (adoption and amendments).

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-205 (adoption) and § 10-206 (amendments).

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-267 (adoption) and § 10-268 (amendments). 

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Performance Code (IPC). Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-269 (adoption). 

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-276 (adoption) and § 10-277 (amendments).  

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the latest version of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-280 (adoption) and § 10-281 (amendments). 

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-284 (adoption) and § 10-285 (amendments).

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Bradley, IL Muni. Code § 10-288 (adoption) and § 10-289 (amendments). 

Bradley, Illinois, adopted the latest version of the Illinois Accessibility Code. Bradley, IL, Muni. Code § 10-295 (adoption).