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Peoria County, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Peoria County, IL has adopted the 2012 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2012 IRC (for One and Two Family Dwellings) and IBC. Peoria County, IL County Codes § 12-16 (IRC adoption), § 12-17 (IRC amendments), § 12-14 (IBC adoption) and § 12-15 (IBC amendments). 

Helpful resources for Peoria County, 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.

Peoria County 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(Peoria County, IL Sec. 12-16. - Compliance with 2018 International Residential Code required.)

...The 2018 International Residential Code is hereby adopted by reference. In addition, the following Appendices to the 2018 International Residential Code are also adopted by reference: Appendix A — Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping; Appendix B — Sizing...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Peoria County ? Yes
Comments:

While no formal online code was located regarding ice barriers, Keith Miller, Inspections Coordinator of Peoria County, IL confirmed they are required. (Per email 2/26/19.)

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Miller Keith Inspections Coordinator kmiller@peoriacounty.org 309/495-4910

Comments

Peoria County, IL has adopted the 2012 IRC including appendices A, B, C, D, F, H and K. 

Section R313.2. One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire systems, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section R313.2. One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire systems. An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall not be required to be installed in one- and two-family dwellings. If one is installed, however, it shall comply with the relevant code sections of the International Residential Code.

Commercial Building Code

Peoria County 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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See Muni. Code(Peoria County, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Peoria County, IL has adopted the 2012 IBC including appendix I. 

Existing Buildings

Peoria County, IL has adopted the 2012 IEBC. Peoria County, IL County Codes § 12-18 (adoption) and § 12-19 (amendments).

Other Building Codes

Peoria County, IL also adopted the following codes:

2012 International Property Maintenance Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-20.

2012 International Energy Conservation Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-30.

2012 International Mechanical Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-23.

2012 International Fuel Gas Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-27.

2012 International Fire Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-25.

2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-22.

Current Illinois State Plumbing Code. Peoria County, IL County Code § 12-29.