Lyons, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Lyons, IL has adopted the 2006 International Codes including the 2006 IRC (for One and Two Family Dwellings) and IBC with amendments. Lyons, IL Muni. Codes § 12-4-1 (adoptions) and § 12-4-2 (IBC amendments). No online IRC amendment code was located.

Helpful resources for Lyons, 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.

Lyons 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 the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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See sterling(Lyons, IL Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...

2009 IRC(Lyons, IL 12-4-1: ADOPTION OF CODES:)

...Pursuant to section 116.4 of the referenced code, as amended and promulgated by section 12-2-7 of this title, the Village further adopts the ICC International Residential Code, 2006 edition, as its Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings. (1965 Code § 7-1-1; amd. 2009 Code)...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Lyons ? Undetermined
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Pierce John Building Director 708/442-4500

Comments

No online IRC amendment code was located.

Commercial Building Code

Lyons 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 Amlegal(Lyons, IL Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...

See sterling(Lyons, IL 12-4-2: AMENDMENTS TO BUILDING CODE:)

...12-4-2: AMENDMENTS TO building code:The following sections of the International building code adopted in section 12-4-1 of this chapter are hereby...

Existing Buildings

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

Other Building Codes

Lyons, IL also adopted the following codes:

2000 Chicago Electrical Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 12-5-1.

Current Illinois Plumbing Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 12-6-1.

2006 International Mechanical Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 12-7-1.

2006 International Property Maintenance Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 12-8-3.

2000 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 6-4-1.

1999 BOCA Fire Prevention Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 6-4-1.

2000 NFPA Fire Prevention Code. Lyons, IL Muni. Code § 6-4-1.