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Libertyville, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 06/13/2024

Overview

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendix F, K, with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-195 (adoption) and § 6-198 (amendments). Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-161 (adoption) and § 6-164 (amendments). Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-175 (adoption) and § 6-176 (amendments). 

Helpful resources for Libertyville, 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.

Libertyville 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(Libertyville, IL Sec. 6-195. - Adopted.)

...The 2018 International Residential Code, including Appendix F: Passive Radon Gas Controls, and Appendix K, Sound Transmission, as published by the International Code Council, shall be and is adopted as the regulations for the construction, alterations, additions, repair, replacement, removal, demolition, use, location, occupancy and maintenance...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Libertyville ? Yes
Citation: Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-198 (amendments).
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/libertyville/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=LIILMUCO_CH6BUTERE_ARTIIBUCO_DIV3TEST_SDVIIIINRECO_S6-198DEADMO
Comments:

R301.2. Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria.

(1) Add the following sentence: Design snow loads and roof live loads shall not be less than thirty (30) pounds per square foot.

(2) Amend Table R301.2(1) as follows:

Ground Snow Load: 30 psf
Wind Speed (mph): 115
Topographic Effects: No
Special Wind Region: No
Windborne Debris Zone: No
Seismic Design Category: A
Subject to Damage From:
Weathering: Severe
Frost line depth: 42″
Termite: Moderate-Heavy
Winter Design Temp: -4°
Ice Shield Underlayment Required: Yes
Flood Hazard: January 1980/September 1997 and September 2013
Air Freezing Index: 1687
Mean Annual Temp: 47.6°

 

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Jensen Jack Code Compliance Inspector jjensen@libertyville.com 847/918-2017

Comments

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), including appendix F, K, with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-195 (adoption) and § 6-198 (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.

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-175 (adoption) and § 6-176 (amendments). 

Commercial Building Code

Libertyville 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(Libertyville, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-161 (adoption) and § 6-164 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-175 (adoption) and § 6-176 (amendments). 

Other Building Codes

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-170 (adoption) and § 6-171 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-181 (adoption) and § 6-182 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-185 (adoption) and § 6-186 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-190 (adoption).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-215 (adoption) and § 6-216 (amendments). 

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-281 (adoption) and § 6-282 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL, Muni. Code § 6-341 (adoption) and § 6-342 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments. Libertyville, IL Muni. Code § 6-381 (adoption) and § 6-383 (amendments).

Libertyville, Illinois, adopted the 2018 State of Illinois Accessibility Code.