Grayslake, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/10/2024

Overview

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices J, R, with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.52.020 (adoption and amendments). Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.04.020 (adoption and amendments). 

Helpful resources for Grayslake, 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.

Grayslake adopted the 2009 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(Grayslake, IL 15.52.020 - Adoption of the International Residential Code - 2009 Edition, with exceptions.)

...other provisions of the International Residential Code. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of the International Residential Code and this chapter, the provisions of this chapter shall control. The following sections of the International Residential Code are hereby revised as...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Grayslake ? Yes
Citation: Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.52.020 (adoption and amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/grayslake/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=TIT15BUCO_CH15.52INRECOAD_15.52.020ADINRECO2009EDEX
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Table R301.2 (1) Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria. Insert the following values into the table:

Ground Snow Load Wind Speed (e) (mph) Seismic Design Category (g) Subject to Damage From Winter Design Temp (f) Ice Shield Under- 
layment Requirement (i)
Flood Hazards (h) 1 Air Freezing Index (j) Mean Annual Temp (k)
Weathering (a) Frost Line Depth (b) Termite (c) Decay (d)
30 90 A Severe 42 M-H S-M 0 to -10 Yes 2000 45
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Building Department 847/223-8515

Comments

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices J, R, with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.52.020 (adoption and amendments).

R313 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems delete in its entirety.

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 2009 IRC. 

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

Commercial Building Code

Grayslake adopted the 2009 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(Grayslake, IL Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...

Comments

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.04.020 (adoption and amendments). 

Existing Buildings

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

Other Building Codes

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2011 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.16.010 (adoption) and § 15.16.020 (amendments).

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2004 State of Illinois Plumbing Code, with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.20.030 (adoption) and § 15.20.040 (amendments).

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.24.010 (adoption) and § 15.24.020 (amendments).

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 15.30.010 (adoption and amendments).

Grayslake, Illinois, adopted the 2009 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Grayslake, IL, Muni. Code § 8.20.020 (adoption and amendments).