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Olympia Fields, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Olympia Fields, IL has adopted the 2012 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2012 IRC and IBC. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Codes § 6-1 (adoptions) and § 6-2 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Olympia Fields, 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.

Olympia Fields adopted the 2012 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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2012 IRC(Olympia Fields, IL Sec. 6-1. - Technical codes—Adopted.)

...J; (2) The International Residential Code, 2012 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, G, H, J and Q; (3)...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Olympia Fields ? Undetermined
Comments:

Section R-301.2.1.3, Table, is hereby amended as follows:

GROUND SNOW LOAD 30
SPEED (MPH) 90
SEISMIC DESIGN 
CATEGORY
B
WEATHERING SEVERE
FROST LINE DEPTH 42
TERMITE MODERATE TO HEAVY
DECAY SLIGHT TO MODERATE
WINTER DESIGN TEMP 1 DEGREE
FLOOD HAZARDS 08-19-2008
 
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
McDonnell John Building Commissioner jmcdonnell@olympia-fields.com 708/503-8000, ext. 3401

Comments

Olympia Fields, IL has adopted the 2012 IRC including appendices A, B, C, G, H, J and Q.

 

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.

Olympia Fields, IL has adopted the 2012 IRC including appendix J. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

Commercial Building Code

Olympia Fields adopted the 2012 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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2012 IBC(Olympia Fields, IL Sec. 6-1. - Technical codes—Adopted.)

...The following are adopted by reference: (1) The International Building Code, 2012 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, I and J; (2)...

Comments

Olympia Fields, IL has adopted the 2012 IBC including appendices A, I and J.

Existing Buildings

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

 

Other Building Codes

Olympia Fields, IL also adopted the following codes:

2012 International Mechanical Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

2012 International Energy Conservation Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

2012 International Property Maintenance Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

2012 International Fire Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

BOCA Fire Prevention Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 10-1.

2012 International Fuel Gas Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

2011 National Electrical Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.

2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code. Olympia Fields, IL Muni. Code § 6-1.