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Romeoville, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Romeoville, IL has adopted the 2015 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2015 IRC and IBC. Romeoville, IL Muni. Codes § 150.03 (IRC adoption and amendments) and § 150.02 (IBC adoption and amendments). 

Helpful resources for Romeoville, 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.

Romeoville 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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2021 IRC(Romeoville, IL CHAPTER 150: BUILDING, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL CODES)

...CHAPTER 150: BUILDING, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL CODES Section General Provisions 150.01 Definitions 150.02 Adoption of the 2021 International Building Code 150.03 Adoption of the 2021 International Residential Code 150.04 Adoption of the 2020 National Electrical Code 150.05 Adoption of 2014 Illinois Plumbing Code 150.06 Adoption of the 2021 International Mechanical Code 150.07 Adoption of the 2021 International Fuel Gas Code 150.08 Adoption of the International Energy Code 150.09 Building permit construction specifications 150.10 Adoption of the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code 150.11 Adoption of the 2015 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code 150.12 Adoption of the 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 150.13 Adoption of the 2021 International Existing Building Code 150.14 Adoption of the Illinois Accessibility Code Building Permits 150.15 Requirements 150.16 Permit application 150.17 Drawing requirements 150.18 Permit termination 150.19 Refunds 150.20 Permit renewal 150.21 Construction without permits 150.22 Fee schedule 150.23 Testing and inspection requirements 150.24 Appeals 150.99 Penalty Cross-reference: Fire prevention in multi-story buildings, see §§ 91.45 through 91.50...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Romeoville ? Yes
Citation: § 150.03
Municipal Code https://library.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Illinois/romeoville_il/titlexvlandusage/chapter150buildingelectricalplumbingandm?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:romeoville_il$anc=JD_150.03
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  (1)   Table 301.2 (1) is amended as follows:

   Ground snow load is 30

   Wind speed is 115

   Seismic Design category is B

   Weathering is severe

   Frost line depth is 42 inches

   Termite is moderate to heavy

   Decay is slight to moderate

   Winter design temperature is minus 4 degrees

   Ice shield underlayment is required

   Flood hazards Village Zoning

   Air freezing index is 1750

   Mean annual temperature is 50 degrees

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Till AnnMarie Construction Services Coordinator atill@romeoville.org 815/886-5049

Comments

Romeoville, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC including appendix M. 

Section R313.2 One and Two Family Dwellings Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems. Add the following exception. Fire sprinklers will not be required when the contractor or developer provides to the prospective buyer information on the advantages and disadvantages and the prospective buyer sign an affidavit indicating they are making the decision to not fire sprinkler their new house and are aware of the potential hazard with no sprinklers. The handout and blank affidavit will be provided by the Village.

 

Commercial Building Code

Romeoville 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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Existing Buildings

Romeoville, IL has adopted the 2015 IEBC. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.13

 

Other Building Codes

Romeoville, IL also adopted the following codes:

2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.05.

2014 National Electric Code (NFPA 70). Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.04.

2015 International Mechanical Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.06.

2015 International Fuel Gas Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.07.

2015 International Energy Conservation Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.08.

2015 International Property Maintenance Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.10.

2015 International Wildland-Urban Interface Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.11.

2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.12.

Illinois Accessibility Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 150.14.

2015 International Fire Code. Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 91.00.

2015 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Romeoville, IL Muni. Code § 91.00.