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Plainfield, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-35 (adoption and amendments). Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-21 (adoption) and § 2.5-22 (amendments). Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-506 (adoption) and § 2.5-507 (amendments).

Helpful resources for Plainfield, 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.

Plainfield 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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2015 IRC(Plainfield, IL Sec. 2.5-35. - Adopted.)

...There is hereby adopted by reference as if fully set out herein that certain Code known as the 2015 International Residential Code, as prepared and published by the International Code Council, together with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes hereinafter set forth, three (3) copies of which have been on file for a period of more...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Plainfield ? Yes
Citation: Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-35
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/plainfield/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=COOR_CH2.5BUBURE_ARTIIBUCO_DIV2INRECO_S2.5-35AD
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Table R301.2 (1)

The following information shall be inserted into the table.

Ground snow Load 25
Wind Speed 115
Seismic Design Category B
Weathering severe
Frost Depth 42″
Termite moderate to heavy
Decay slight to moderate
Winter Design Temp -10
Ice shield-underlayment required
Air freezing index 1700
Mean Annual Temp 50
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Spires Lonnie Building Official lspires@goplainfield.com (815) 230-2047

Comments

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-35 (adoption and amendments).

R313 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems. Delete this section in its entirety.

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.

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-506 (adoption) and § 2.5-507 (amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Plainfield 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 Muni. Code(Plainfield, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-21 (adoption) and § 2.5-22 (amendments).

Existing Buildings

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-506 (adoption) and § 2.5-507 (amendments).

Other Building Codes

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-121 (adoption) and § 2.5-122 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2015 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-121 (adoption) and § 2.5-122 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the Illinois Plumbing Code with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-41 (adoption) and § 2.5-42 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-161 (adoption) and § 2.5-162 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-161 (adoption) and § 2.5-162 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the latest International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) per the state of Illinois. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-38.

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-171 (adoption) and § 2.5-172 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2020 National Electric Code (NFPA 70) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-81 (adoption) and § 2.5-82 (amendments).

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2013 Illinois Private Sewage Disposal Code. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-61.

Plainfield, Illinois, adopted the 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) with amendments. Plainfield, IL, Muni. Code § 2.5-131 (adoption) and § 2.5-132 (amendments).