Lansing, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 06/10/2024

Overview

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), including all appendices, with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-716 (adoption) and § 46-717 (amendments). Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46.48 (adoption) and § 46.49 (amendments). Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-832 (adoption) and § 46-833 (amendments). 

Helpful resources for Lansing, 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.

Lansing 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(Lansing, IL Sec. 46-716. - International Residential Code adopted.)

...The village adopts the International Residential, 2015 Edition, including all appendix chapters, published by the International Code Council, for the control of building and structures as provided herein. Each and all of the regulations, provisions, conditions, and terms of the adopted code are made a part hereof as if fully set forth herein,...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Lansing ? 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
Department of Building and Property Maintenance (708) 895-7193

Comments

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), including all appendices, with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-716 (adoption) and § 46-717 (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 IRC.

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-832 (adoption) and § 46-833 (amendments). 

Commercial Building Code

Lansing 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(Lansing, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46.48 (adoption) and § 46.49 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-832 (adoption) and § 46-833 (amendments). 

Other Building Codes

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-229 (adoption).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-355 (adoption) and § 46.356 (amendments).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-401 (adoption) and § 46.402 (amendments).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the Illinois Plumbing Code. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-649 (adoption).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 46-695 (adoption) and § 46-696 (amendments).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Lansing, IL Muni. Code § 50.56 (adoption) and § 50.57 (amendments).

Lansing, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Lansing, IL, Muni. Code § 50.77 (adoption) and § 50.78 (amendments).