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River Grove, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

River Grove, IL has adopted the 2015 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2015 IRC (for One and Two Family Dwellings) and IBC. River Grove, IL Muni. Codes § 7-1-21 (IRC adoption and amendments) and § 7-1-17 (IBC adoption and amendments).

 

Helpful resources for River Grove, 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.

River Grove 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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...TITLE VII BUILDING REGULATIONS CHAPTER 1 BUILDING CODE SECTION: 7-1-1 : Permits, When Required, Limitation Of Time 7-1-1.1 : License, Permit Bond And Insurance Required 7-1-2 : Permits, How Recorded, Stamped Plans 7-1-2.1 : Plan Review 7-1-3 : Permit Applications 7-1-3.1 : Grade And Water Flow 7-1-4 : Permits, Revocation 7-1-5 : Plans 7-1-6 : Plans, Alterations, Permission, Exceptions 7-1-7 : Permit Fees 7-1-7.1 : Security Deposit 7-1-8 : Architect Must Certify Plans 7-1-9 : Water And Street Regulations 7-1-10 : Building Permit, Wrecking 7-1-11 : Nonresidential And Nondwelling Unit Real Estate Buildings And Structures 7-1-12 : Building Moved Must Comply 7-1-13 : Inspection Of Buildings Under Construction 7-1-14 : Inspection Of Buildings Before Moving 7-1-15 : Frontage Consents 7-1-16 : Availability Of Materials 7-1-17 : International Building Code Adopted 7-1-18 : International Property Maintenance Code Adopted 7-1-19 : Floodplain Regulations 7-1-20 : International Mechanical Code Adopted 7-1-21 : International Residential Code Adopted 7-1-22 : International Fuel Gas Code Adopted...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for River Grove ? Undetermined
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Duffy Jim Building Commissioner buildingdept@rivergroveil.gov 708/453-8007

Comments

River Grove, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC including all appendices with the exception of appendices L, N, P, R and S.

Subsection R313.1 Townhouse automatic fire sprinkler systems. An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall be installed in townhouses.

Exception: An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall not be required where additions or alterations are made to existing townhouses that do not have an automatic residential fire sprinkler system installed unless the addition creates an increase of 65% or more of the existing structure, or unless the addition causes an encroachment into the required setback area.

Subsection R313.2 One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire sprinkler systems. An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall be installed in one- and two-family dwellings.

Exception: An automatic residential fire sprinkler system shall not be required where additions or alterations are made to existing buildings that do not have an automatic residential fire sprinkler system installed unless the addition creates an increase of 65% or more of the existing structure, or unless the addition causes an encroachment into the required setback area.
 

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.

River Grove, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC including appendix J. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-1-21.

Commercial Building Code

River Grove 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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Comments

River Grove, IL has adopted the 2015 IBC including all appendices with the exception of appendices A, C and D.

Existing Buildings

River Grove, IL did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

River Grove, IL also adopted the following codes:

2015 International Property Maintenance Code. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-1-18.

2015 International Mechanical Code. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-1-20.

2015 International Fuel Gas Code. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-1-22.

1993 Illinois State Plumbing Code. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-6-1.

2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 7-7-1.

2015 International Fire Code. River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 8-1-1.

2006 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). River Grove, IL Muni. Code § 8-2-1.