Princeton, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

While no formal online code was located for Princeton, IL, their website indicates they have adopted the 2003 International Codes, including the 2003 IRC and IBC. Link to Princeton, IL website. No online amendment code was located.

Helpful resources for Princeton, 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.

Princeton adopted the 2003 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 the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Princeton ? Yes
Comments:

While no formal online code was located regarding ice barriers, Peter Nelson, Director of Planning and Zoning of Princeton, IL confirmed they are required. (Per email 2/28/19.)

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Nelson Peter Director of Planning & Zoning pnelson@princeton-il.com 815/875-2631 ext. 1007

Comments

No online IRC amendment code was located.

Commercial Building Code

Princeton adopted You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Comments

No online IBC amendment code was located.

Existing Buildings

Princeton, IL did not adopt the IEBC. Therefore, Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Princeton, IL also adopted the following codes:

2003 International Property Maintenance Code. See Princeton, IL website.

2003 International Mechanical Code. See Princeton, IL website.

2003 International Fire Code. See Princeton, IL website.

2003 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). See Princeton, IL website.

2004 Illinois State Plumbing Code. See Princeton, IL website.

2005 National Electrical Code. See Princeton, IL website.