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Jacksonville, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 05/29/2024

Overview

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments). Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments). Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Helpful resources for Jacksonville, 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.

Jacksonville 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(Jacksonville, IL Sec. 6-21. - Adoption of the International Building Code 2018; International Property Maintenance Code 2018; International Mechanical Code 2018; and International Residential Code 2018, International Existing Building Code 2018, International Fuel Gas Code 2018.)

...being marked and designated as International Building Code 2018," International Property Maintenance Code 2018," International Mechanical Code 2018," and International Residential Code 2018," "International Existing Building Code 2018," and "International Fuel Gas Code 2018," all as published by the International Code Council, be and hereby are...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Jacksonville ? Undetermined
Comments:

No amendments to Table R301.2(1) were found in the municipal code or city website; Therefore, it is unclear if ice barrier underlayment is required.

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Spencer John Building & Plumbing Inspector jspencer@jacksonvilleil.gov 217/479-4620
Hebron Jason Building & Electrical Inspector jhebron@jacksonvilleil.gov 217/479-4620

Comments

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and 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.

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Jacksonville 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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See Muni. Code(Jacksonville, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Existing Buildings

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Other Building Codes

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-21 (adoption and amendments).

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Jacksonville, IL, Muni. Code § 11-61 (adoption and amendments).

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the latest National Electrical Code. Jacksonville, IL Muni. Code § 6-67 (adoption).

Jacksonville, Illinois, adopted the Illinois State Plumbing Code. Jacksonville, IL Muni. Code § 6-135 (adoption).