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Sangamon County, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Sangamon County, IL has adopted the 2006 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2006 IRC and IBC.  Sangamon County, IL County Codes § 15.05.070 (adoptions), § 15.05.090 (IRC amendments) and § 15.05.080 (IBC amendments).

Helpful resources for Sangamon 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.

Sangamon County adopted the 2006 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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2006 IRC(Sangamon County, IL 15.05.070 - Technical codes and public records adopted by these regulations.)

...Edition, including Appendix B but excluding all other appendixes published by the International Code Council, Inc.; The International Residential Code, 2006 Edition, excluding Appendix I and F, as published by the International Code Council; The International Mechanical...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Sangamon County ? Yes
Citation: §15.05.090
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/sangamon_county/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT15BUCO_CH15.05BUCOALMA_ARTIITECO_15.05.090THFOINDEADCHSHBEMAINRECO2006ED
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I.Table R301.2(1). Insert: Under Roof Snow Load, insert "301b/F+2"; under Ground Snow Load insert "30"; under Wind Speed (mph), insert "90 mph"; under Seismic Design Category, insert "B"; under Weathering, insert "Severe"; under Frost Line Depth, insert "36″"; under Termite, insert "Moderate to Heavy"; under Ice Barrier Underlayment Required, insert "yes"; under Decay, insert "Slight to Moderate"; under Winter Design Temp, insert "2°"; under Flood Hazard, (a) insert "1-6-83"; under Flood Hazard, (b) insert "8-2-07"; under Air Freezing Index, insert "1,285"; under Mean Annual Temp, insert "52.6."

Comments

Sangamon County, IL has adopted the 2006 IRC excluding appendix I and F.

Commercial Building Code

Sangamon County adopted the 2006 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(Sangamon County, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Sangamon County, IL has adopted the 2006 IBC including Appendix B, but excluding all other appendices.

Existing Buildings

Sangamon County, IL did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

Other Building Codes

Sangamon County, IL also adopted the following codes:

2006 International Mechanical Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2006 International Fire Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2009 International Energy Conservation Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2006 International Fuel Gas Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2006 International Property Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2005 National Electrical Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

2004 Illinois State Plumbing Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.

Illinois Accessibility Code. Sangamon County, IL County Code § 15.05.070.