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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Oakbrook Terrace, IL has adopted the 2015 International Codes with amendments including the 2015 IRC and IBC. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Codes § 10-1-1 (adoptions) and § 10-1-2 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Oakbrook Terrace, 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.

Oakbrook Terrace 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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2009 IRC(Oakbrook Terrace, IL § 150.10 ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS.)

...§ 150.10 ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE AND TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS. The International Residential Code For One and Two Family Dwellings, 2009 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, Inc., is hereby adopted as the One and Two Family Dwelling Code of the City of Oakbrook Terrace to address the design and construction of one and two family dwellings and townhouses as therein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions, and terms of the International Residential Code For One and Two Family Dwellings, are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set forth in this chapter, except for the local amendments set forth in § 150.11 hereof....

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Oakbrook Terrace ? Yes
Citation: § 10-1-2
Municipal Code https://sterlingcodifiers.com/codebook/index.php?book_id=333&chapter_id=8117#s1139266
Comments:

Table R301.2.(1) 
Climatic And Geographic Design Criteria 
 

Ground snow load   25 lb/ft2  
Ultimate wind design   115 mph*  
Seismic design category   A  
Subject to damage from   Weathering   Severe  
Frost line depth   42"  
Termite   Moderate to severe  
Winter design temperature   -4°F, 971/2%  
Summer design temperature   89°F dry bulb, 21/2%  
76°F wet bulb, 21/2%  
Ice barrier underlayment   Required  
Flood hazards   FIRM #170214
Panels 0606H-0609H
12/16/2004  
Air freezing index   1543 (°F – days)  
Annual mean temperature   49.4°F  
Heating degree days (HDD)   6,155  
Cooling degree days (CDD)   942  
Climate zone   5A  
Indoor design conditions   Max. 72°F – heating
Min. 75°F – cooling  
100-year hourly rainfall rate   4"  
 
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Hudson Bill Building Inspections Supervisor bhudson@oak-brook.org 630/368-5110

Comments

OakBrook Terrace, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC including appendices  A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, J, K, M, O, Q, R, S, T, and U.

R313.3 Notification Devices Required. The following notification devices shall be required on all new and/or modified automatic sprinkler systems installed to comply with this code:
1. A listed and approved exterior audio visual notification device shall be installed at an approved location that is readily visible from the public way.

Exception: The code official may approve an alternate location if it is technically infeasible to install the device where it is readily visible from the public way and the proposed location provides substantially equivalent notification.

2. Listed and approved device(s) shall be installed to provide audible notification throughout the residence. For notification device(s) affixed to HVAC systems, a separate device shall be utilized for each HVAC system.

3. Each automatic fire sprinkler system shall have a listed and approved water flow detection device that is monitored by an approved agency.
4. Each control valve shall be supervised by a listed and approved switch that is monitored by an approved agency.

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.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC including appendix J. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

Commercial Building Code

Oakbrook Terrace 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 Amlegal(Oakbrook Terrace, IL Municipal Code)

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Oakbrook Terrace, IL has adopted the 2015 IBC including appendices A, C, E, F, G, I, and K.

Existing Buildings

Oakbrook Terrace, IL has adopted the 2015 IEBC. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

Other Building Codes

Oakbrook Terrace, IL also adopted the following code:

2015 International Mechanical Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 International Fuel Gas Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 Illinois Energy Conservation Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 International Fire Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-2-1.

2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

State of Illinois Plumbing Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 International Plumbing Code Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

Illinois Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.

2015 International Property Maintenance Code. Oakbrook Terrace, IL Muni. Code § 10-1-1.