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Crest Hill, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Crest Hill, IL has declared conformance with the BOCA Residential Code and the 2000 BOCA Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Codes § 15.02.023 (BOCA Residential Code) and § 15.04.010 (BOCA adoption and amendments). 

UPDATE: Crest Hill, IL has adopted the 2000 International Codes, including the 2000 IRC and IBC per Kirk WIlkins, Building Inspector of Crest Hill, IL. (Email dated 8/6/19.)

Helpful resources for Crest Hill, 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.

Crest Hill adopted the 2000 IRC, statewide. 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 the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Crest Hill ? Yes
Comments:

While no formal online code was located regarding an ice barrier, Kirk Wilkins, Building Inspector of Crest Hill, IA confirmed it is required. (Per email dated 8/6/19.)

Commercial Building Code

Crest Hill adopted the 2000 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.

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Other Building Codes

Crest Hill, IL also conforms with the following codes:

2000 or latest edition BOCA International Property Maintenance Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.021.

2000 or latest edition BOCA Mechanical Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.022.

2000 or latest edition BOCA International Fire Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.024.

2000 or latest edition BOCA International Fuel Gas Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.25.

2000 or latest edition BOCA International Energy Conservation Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.26.

2000 or latest edition BOCA International Private Sewage Disposal Code. Crest Hill, IL Muni. Code § 15.02.27.