Kingston, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 06/04/2024

Overview

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, M, N, P, and Q, with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-201 (adoption) and § 22-202 (amendments). Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-131 (adoption) and § 22-132 (amendments). 

Helpful resources for Kingston, 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.

Kingston adopted the 2006 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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2006 IRC(Kingston, IL Sec. 22-201. - International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings adopted.)

...The International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings(TM), 2006 edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, M, N, P, and Q as published by the International Code Council, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Residential Code of Village of Kingston for regulating and governing the design, construction,...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Kingston ? Yes
Citation: § 22-202
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/kingston/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=KIMUCO_CH22BUBURE_ARTXRECO_S22-202AM
Comments:

j. Table R301.2(1). Insert the following data into table:

For Ground Snow Load: 30

For Wind Speed: 90

For Seismic Design Category: B

For Weathering: Severe

For Frost Line Depth: 42

For Termite: Moderate to Heavy

For Winter Design Temperature: -4°F

For Ice Barrier Underlayment Required: Yes

For Flood Hazards: Not Applicable

Date of the currently effective FIRM and FBFM: September 1, 2000, or as revised to the latest published edition.

For Air Freezing Index: 2000

For Mean Annual Temperature: 47°F

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
B&F Construction Building Inspector 847/428-7010

Comments

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, M, N, P, and Q, with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-201 (adoption) and § 22-202 (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 2006 IRC. 

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

Commercial Building Code

Kingston adopted the 2006 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(Kingston, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-131 (adoption) and § 22-132 (amendments). 

Existing Buildings

Kingston, IL did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Electrical Code (IEC), with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-141 (adoption) and § 22-142 (amendments).

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2005 National Electrical Code. Kingston, IL Muni. Code § 22-143 (adoption).

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Kingston, IL Muni. Code § 22-151 (adoption) and § 22-152 (amendments).

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the 2006 International Plumbing Code. Kingston, IL Muni. Code § 22-161 (adoption) and § 22-162 (amendments).

Kingston, Illinois, adopted the current edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Kingston, IL Muni. Code § 22-171 (adoption) and § 22-172 (amendments).

2006 International Fuel Gas Code. Kingston, IL Muni. Code § 22-181 (adoption) and § 22-182 (amendments).

2006 International Fire Code (IFC), including appendices B, C, D, E, F, and G, with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-191 (adoption) and § 22-192 (amendments).

2006 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Kingston, IL, Muni. Code § 22-211 (adoption) and § 22-212 (amendments).