Gilberts, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/07/2024

Overview

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, E, F, G, H, J, K, with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-5 (amendments). Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-1 (amendments). 

Helpful resources for Gilberts, 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.

Gilberts adopted the 2003 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(Gilberts, IL 9-2-1. - Adoption of codes.)

...International Fuel Gas Code/2003. National Electrical Code 2002 NFPA 70. International Residential Code/2003. Illinois Plumbing Code/2014. International Fire Code/2003....

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Gilberts ? Yes
Citation: Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-2-5 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/gilberts/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=CD_ORD_TIT9BUCO_CH2BUCO_9-2-2-5RECOAM
Comments:

Table R301.2(1). Is hereby amended to include the following:

Ground snow load 25 psf
Wind pressure 90 mph
Seismic condition A
Subject to damage from weathering SEVERE
Frost line depth Yes; 42 inches
Termite MODERATE to HEAVY
Decay SLIGHT to MODERATE
Winter design temperature -4°F
Ice shield Yes
Flood hazard See village ordinance
Air freezing index 1700
Mean annual temperature 50°F
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Swedberg John Chief Building Inspector 847/428-4167

Comments

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, E, F, G, H, J, K, with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-5 (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 2003 IRC. 

Gilberts, Illinois, did not adopt the International Existing Building Code (IRC). 

Commercial Building Code

Gilberts adopted the 2003 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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Comments

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-1 (amendments). 

Existing Buildings

Gilberts, Illinois, did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-2 (amendments). 

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-3 (amendments). 

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code, with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-6 (amendments). 

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2002 National Electric Code (NFPA 70), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-4 (amendments). 


Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-7 (amendments). 

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the2003 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption) and § 9-2-2-8 (amendments).

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption).

Gilberts, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Urban-Wildland Interface Code. Gilberts, IL, Muni. Code § 9-2-1 (adoption).