Herscher, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/19/2024

Overview

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1B-1 (adoption) and § 8-1B-2 (amendments). Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Building Code (IBC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1A-1 (adoption) and § 8-1A-2 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Herscher, 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.

Herscher 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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See sterling(Herscher, IL Municipal Code)

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2003 IRC(Herscher, IL 8-1B-1: ADOPTED:)

...8-1B-1: ADOPTED: A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the clerk of the village of Herscher, being marked and designated as the international residential code, 2003 edition, including all appendices, as published by the International Code Council, be and hereby is adopted as the residential code of the village of Herscher, in the state of Illinois, for regulating and governing the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, location, removal and demolition of detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses not more than 3 stories in height with separate means of egress as herein provided); providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said residential code on file in the office of the village of Herscher are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this article, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in section 8-1B-2 of this article....

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Herscher ? Yes
Citation: Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1B-2 (amendments),
Municipal Code https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/herscheril/latest/herscher_il/0-0-0-2692
Comments:

 Section R101.1 Insert: “village of Herscher”

      Table R301.2(1):

  1.   Severe
  2.   42″ (to top of footing)
  3.   Moderate to heavy
  4.   Slight to moderate
  5.   Basic wind speed 90
  6.   Dry bulb 21/2% temp 89
  7.   33%g category c
  8.   No flood map on available FEMA community ID# 17×033
  9.   Yes
  10.   <1000-2000 (degree F days)
  11.   50 degrees F
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Fieldman Jeff Building Inspector (815) 573-3731
Meister Sara Code Enforcement (815) 426-2131

Comments

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1B-1 (adoption) and § 8-1B-2 (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. 

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

Commercial Building Code

Herscher adopted You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2003 IBC(Herscher, IL 8-1A-1: ADOPTED:)

...the village of Herscher, being marked and designated as the international Building Code, 2003 edition, including all appendices, as published by the...

Comments

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Building Code (IBC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1A-1 (adoption) and § 8-1A-2 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Herscher, Illinois did not adopt the IBEC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1C-1 (adoption) and § 8-IC-2 (amendments).

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Plumbing Code (IPC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1D-1 (adoption) and § 8-1D-2 (amendments).

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Fire Code (IFC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL Muni. Code § 8-1E-1 (adoption) and § 8-1E-2 (amendments).

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Mechanical Code (IMC), including all appendices, with amendments. Herscher, IL, Muni. Code § 8-1F-1 (adoption) and § 8-1F-2 (amendments).

Herscher, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Herscher Muni. Code § 8-1G-1 (adoption) and § 8-1G-2 (amendments).