Homewood, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/28/2024

Overview

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, E, G, H, J, T, with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-76 (adoption) and § 10-77 (amendments). Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-50 (adoption) and § 10-51 (amendments). Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-443 (adoption) and § 10-444 (amendments). 

Helpful resources for Homewood, 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.

Homewood 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(Homewood, IL Sec. 10-76. - Adopted.)

...The ICC International Residential Code, 2018 edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, E, G, H, J and T is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety, subject to the exceptions, deletions, changes and additions as noted in section 10-77. A copy of the ICC International Residential Code shall be kept on file in the office of the building official and...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Homewood ? Yes
Comments:

Table R301.2 (1), is amended to insert the following data into the table:

For ground snow load: 30

For wind design:

  1. Speed (mph): 115
  2. Topographic effects: No
  3. Windborne debris zone: No

For seismic design category: B

For weathering: Severe

For frost line depth: 42 inches

For termite: Moderate to heavy

For winter design temperature: 0 degrees Fahrenheit

For ice barrier underlayment required: Yes

For flood hazards:

  1. 2007
  2. Date of the currently effective FIRM and FBFB: August 19, 2008 (Cook County) and September 18, 2013.
  3. Panel numbers for the county: 17031C0064J, 17031C0068J, 17031C0069J, 17031C0202J, 17031C0206J, and 17031C0207J.

For air freezing index: 2000

For mean annual temperature: 49.3 degrees

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Johnson, Jr. Dennis Chief Building Official (708) 206-3388

Comments

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, E, G, H, J, T, with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-76 (adoption) and § 10-77 (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 AJ of the adopted 2018 IRC.

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-443 (adoption) and § 10-444 (amendments). 

Commercial Building Code

Homewood 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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Comments

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-50 (adoption) and § 10-51 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Please refer to § 101.4.7 of the adopted 2018 IBC.

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-443 (adoption) and § 10-444 (amendments). 

Other Building Codes

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-191 (adoption) and § 10-192 (amendments). 

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2003 International Electrical Code. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-253 (adoption) and § 10-254 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Homewood, IL Muni. Code § 10-272 (adoption) and § 10-273 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-295 (adoption) and § 10-296 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-360 (adoption) and § 10-361 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-472 (adoption) and § 10-473 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-500 (adoption) and § 10-501 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-526 (adoption) and § 10-527 (amendments). 

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Solar Energy Provisions Code (ISEPC), with amendments. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 10-548 (adoption) and § 10-549 (amendments). 

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code. Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 18-83 (adoption) and § 18-84 (amendments).

Homewood, Illinois, adopted the 2018 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Homewood, IL, Muni. Code § 18-83 (adoption).