Maywood, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024


Maywood, IL has adopted the 2003 International Building Code including amendments. Maywood, IL Muni. Codes  § 150.001 (adoption) and § 150.002 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Maywood, 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.

Maywood adopted the 2003 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.

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...The 2003 International Building Code adopted by reference pursuant to § 150.001 is amended as it applies within the Village as follows: (A) To the extent that there is any conflict between the 2003 International Building Code and the provisions of Chapter 150 of the Maywood Village Code, the more restrictive provision shall govern and control; (B) In § 101.1, insert “Village of Maywood”; (C) In § 101.2, “International Residential Code” is deleted and shall be replaced with “the locally published detached garage specifications as published by the Village of Maywood, as amended from time to time”; (D) In § 101.4.1, delete "ICC Electrical Code" and replace with "1999 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC), as amended under Chapter 150 of the Maywood Village Code."...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Maywood ? Undetermined
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Norfleet Willie Village Manager 708/450-6301


We were unable to locate any formal adoption of a residential code by Maywood, IL. We reached out to the department and received no response regarding this matter. Some jurisdictions adopt the IRC by way of reference in the administrative chapters of the IBC. This could be the case for Maywood, IL.

101.2 Scope. The provisions of this code shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures.


Detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures shall comply with the International Residential Code.

2003 IBC § 101.2  (scope). Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 150.002 (IBC amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Maywood adopted 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(Maywood, IL Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...

Existing Buildings

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

Other Building Codes

Maywood, IL also adopted the following codes:

1999 National Electric Code. Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 150.040.

2004 Illinois Plumbing Code. Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 150.065.

2003 International Fire Code. Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 91.01.

2000 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 91.01.                  

1981 BOCA Basic Energy Conservation Code. Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 150.080.

2003 International Property Maintenance Code. Maywood, IL Muni. Code § 150.095.