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Glen Ellyn, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/08/2024

Overview

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Glen, Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-8 (adoption and amendments). Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-6 (adoption and amendments).

Helpful resources for Glen Ellyn, 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.

Glen Ellyn adopted the 2018 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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2018 IRC(Glen Ellyn, IL 4-1-8. - Adoption of Residential Code.)

...one copy of the 2018 ICC International Residential Code shall be maintained on file in the office of the Village Clerk for inspection and copying as a public record. (B) The provisions of the 2018 ICC International Residential Code, are hereby deleted,...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Glen Ellyn ? Yes
Citation: Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-8 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/glen_ellyn/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT4BURE_CH1BUCO_4-1-8ADRECO
Comments:

23.

Amend section R301.2 table R301.2(1) to add design criteria as follows:

1. Ground snow load: 25 psf
2. Wind speed: 90 mph
3. Wind topographic effects: No
4. Seismic design category: B
5. Weathering: Severe
6. Frost line depth: 42 inches
7. Termite: Moderate
8. Winter design temp: 0 degrees F
9. Ice barrier underlayment required: Yes
10. Flood hazards: Yes
11. Air freezing index: 2,000
12. Mean annual temp: 50 degrees F

 

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Syracuse Sam Building Inspector ssyracuse@glenellyn.org 630/547-5245
Beck Brian Senior Building Inspector bbeck@glenellyn.org 630/547-5351

Comments

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Glen, Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-8 (adoption and amendments).

31. Amend section R313.1.1 to read as follows:

R313.1.1 Design And Installation. Automatic residential fire sprinkler systems for townhouses shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 13D standards.

Commercial Building Code

Glen Ellyn adopted the 2018 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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2018 IBC(Glen Ellyn, IL 4-1-6. - Adoption of Building Code.)

...least one copy of the 2018 ICC International Building Code shall be maintained on file in the office of the Village Clerk for inspection and copying as a public record. (B) The provisions of the 2018 ICC International Building Code, are hereby deleted, modified...

Comments

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-6 (adoption and amendments).

Existing Buildings

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

Other Building Codes

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code  § 4-1-7 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-12 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code. § 4-1-9 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code § 4-1-13 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL, Muni. Code  § 4-2-4 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code, with amendments. Glen Ellyn IL, Muni. Code § 4-3-5 (adoption and amendments).

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Glen Ellyn, IL Muni. Code § 5-2-1 (adoption and amendments).