Hillcrest, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/21/2024

Overview

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-131 (adoption) and § 18-132 (amendments). Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), including all appendices, with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-31 (adoption) and § 18-32 (amendments). Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-131 (adoption).

Helpful resources for Hillcrest, 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.

Hillcrest 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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2015 IRC(Hillcrest, IL Sec. 18-131. - Adopted; revisions.)

...The International Code Council (ICC) Residential Code (IRC)/2015, as amended by the Northwest Illinois Regional Building Code 2015 Amendments is hereby adopted for the village for the control of buildings and structures and manufactured housing and mobile homes. A copy of this code shall remain on file at the office of the village clerk and...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Hillcrest ? Yes
Citation: Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-132 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/IL/Hillcrest/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=COOR_CH18BUBURE_ARTVIREDWCO_S18-131ADRE
Comments:

The following information is applicable to table R30.12(1) of the ICC Residential Dwelling Code 2003:

Ground snow load 25 lbs.
Wind speed 90 mph
Seismic design category C
Subject to damage from weather Severe
Frost line depth 42 inches
Termite Moderate to heavy
Decay Slight to moderate
Winter design temperature Minus 5 degrees F
Ice shield underlayment required Yes
Flood hazard Refer to chapter 30
Air freezing index 2,000
Mean annual temperature 47 degrees F
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Manheim Casper Building and Zoning Administrator caspermanheim@yahoo.com 815/440-2146

Comments

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-131 (adoption) and § 18-132 (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.

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-131 (adoption).

Commercial Building Code

Hillcrest 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(Hillcrest, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), including all appendices, with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-31 (adoption) and § 18-32 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-131 (adoption).

Other Building Codes

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-61 (adoption and amendments).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the Illinois Plumbing Code. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-91 (adoption).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-111 (adoption) and § 18-112 (amendments).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-161 (adoption) and § 18-162 (amendments).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fire Code. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-191 (adoption) and § 18-192 (amendments).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-191 (adoption).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-221 (adoption) and § 18-222 (amendments).

Hillcrest, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Hillcrest, IL, Muni. Code § 18-241 (adoption) and § 18-242 (amendments).