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Franklin Park, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/03/2024

Overview

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Building Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, D, H, J, K, with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-3 (adoption) and § 8-6-4 (amendments). Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) including appendices appendix G, I, with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-5 (adoption) and § 8-6-6 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Franklin Park, 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.

Franklin Park 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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See Muni. Code(Franklin Park, IL 8-6-3. - Residential Code adopted.)

...provisions, conditions and terms of said residential code are hereby referred to and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this section of the village code with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in section 8-6-4 of the Village Code. The adoption of the international residential code shall not be construed...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Franklin Park ? Yes
Citation: Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-4 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/franklin_park/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=CO_TIT8BURE_CH6ADCO_8-6-4RERECO
Comments:

Table R301.2(1): Insert into table R301.2(1) “Climate And Geographic Design Criteria” the following:

Ground snow load 25 P.S.F
Wind speed 90 mph., 3 second gust – fig 301.2(4)
76 mph, fastest mile – table
301.2.1.3
Seismic design category B
Weathering Severe
Front line depth 42″ below finished grade (minimum)
Termite Moderate to heavy
Winter design temperature -4 degrees Fahrenheit
Ice shield underlayment required Yes
Flood hazards Contact engineering
Air freezing index 2,000
Mean annual temperature 50 degrees Fahrenheit

 

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Manzo Lisa Deputy Building Director 847/671-8245
Acey Evan Administrative Assistant 847/671-8248
Hester Tim Building Inspector 847/671-8205

Comments

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Building Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, D, H, J, K, with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-3 (adoption) and § 8-6-4 (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.

Please refer to appendix J of the adopted 2015 IRC. 

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

Commercial Building Code

Franklin Park 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(Franklin Park, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) including appendices appendix G, I, with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-5 (adoption) and § 8-6-6 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Please refer to § 101.4.7 of the adopted 2015 IBC. 

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

Other Building Codes

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-1 (adoption) and § 8-6-2 (amendments).

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-7 (adoption) and § 8-6-8 (amendments).

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-9 (adoption) and § 8-6-10 (amendments).

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), including appendices A, B, C, D, with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-11 (adoption) and § 8-6-12 (amendments).

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the Illinois Energy Conservation Code. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-6-13 (adoption).

Franklin Park, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Franklin Park, IL, Muni. Code § 8-2-1 (adoption and amendments).