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Park Forest, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Park Forest, IL has adopted the 2012 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2012 IRC (for One and Two Family Dwellings) and IBC. Park Forest, IL Muni. Codes § 18-31 (adoptions), § 18-36 (IRC amendments) and § 18-32 (IBC amendments).

Helpful resources for Park Forest, 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.

Park Forest 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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2018 IRC(Park Forest, IL Sec. 18-36. - Amendments to the residential code.)

...The ICC International Residential Code, 2018, adopted by reference in the ICC International Building Code which is adopted in section 18-31 is hereby accepted in its entirety, except for the following changes: A. Section R112 Board of Appeals, shall be deleted in its...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Park Forest ? Undetermined
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Kerestes Larrie Director of Community lkerestes@vopf.com 708/283-5611

Commercial Building Code

Park Forest 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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2015 IBC(Park Forest, IL Sec. 18-33. - Amendments to the electrical code.)

...The National Electrical Code 2014, adopted by reference in the ICC International Building Code which is adopted in section 18-31 is hereby adopted in its entirety, except for the following changes: A. Size and rating: All electric service for new residences shall be...

Existing Buildings

Park Forest, IL has adopted the 2012 IEBC. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

Other Building Codes

Park Forest, IL also adopted the following codes:

2012 International Energy Conservation Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2012 International Green Construction Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2012 International Mechanical Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2012 International Fuel Gas Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2012 International Property Maintenance Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2011 National Electrical Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2004 Illinois State Plumbing Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.

2012 International Fire Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 42-43.

2012 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 42-43.

1997 Illinois Accessibility Code. Park Forest, IL Muni. Code § 18-31.