Forsyth, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/03/2024

Overview

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments). Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Forsyth, 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.

Forsyth adopted the 2015 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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2015 IRC(Forsyth, IL Sec. 150.20. - Adoption of codes.)

...(1) Certain documents, known as the 2015 International Building Code, as amended, the 2015 International Residential Building Code, as amended, the 2015 International Mechanical Code, as amended, the most current edition of the Illinois Plumbing Code, as amended, the 2014 National...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Forsyth ? 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.

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Summers Linn Building Inspector 217/877-9445

Comments

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

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.

Forsyth, Illinois, did not adopt the International Existing Building Code (IEBC).

Commercial Building Code

Forsyth adopted the 2015 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 Muni. Code(Forsyth, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Forsyth, Illinois, did not adopt the International Existing Building Code (IEBC).

Other Building Codes

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the current edition of the Illinois Plumbing Code (IPC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code, with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 Fuel Gas Code, with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).

Forsyth, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Forsyth, IL, Muni. Code § 150.20 (adoption) and § 150.23 (amendments).