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Schiller Park, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024


Schiller Park, IL has adopted the 2006 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2006 IRC and IBC. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Codes § 150.007 (IRC adoption and amendments) and § 150.001 (IBC adoption and amendments). 

Helpful resources for Schiller Park, 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.

Schiller Park 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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See Amlegal(Schiller Park, IL CHAPTER 150: BUILDINGS; BUILDING CODE)

...CHAPTER 150: BUILDINGS; BUILDING CODE Section General Provisions 150.001 Building Code, amendments adopted 150.002 International Fire Code; amendments adopted 150.003 Mechanical Code, amendments adopted 150.004 Fuel gas, amendments adopted 150.005 Energy Conservation Code, amendments adopted 150.006 Property Maintenance Code, amendments adopted 150.007 Residential Code, amendments adopted 150.008 Illinois Plumbing Code, amendments adopted 150.009 Illinois Accessibility Code, amendments adopted 150.010 National Fire Protection Association NFPA 101 adopted 150.011 Elevator safety standards Administration and Enforcement 150.015 Enforcement 150.016 Duty of Building Inspector; right of entry 150.017 Plumbing Inspector 150.018 Reports 150.019 Stop orders Building Permits 150.030 Building permit list 150.031 Application; contents 150.032 Examination of plans accompanying application; permit fees 150.033 Variations from plans 150.034 Term 150.035 General contractor's bond 150.036 Additional contractor's bond requirements 150.037 Insurance requirements Occupancy Certificates 150.050 Required 150.051 Application 150.052 Issuance Plumbing 150.065 Reserved 150.066 Reserved 150.067 Reserved 150.068 Reserved 150.069 Reserved 150.070 Reserved 150.071 Plumbing code adopted; amendments Building Operations 150.100 Use of streets 150.101 Night operations 150.102 Use of sidewalks 150.103 Safety precautions Moving Buildings 150.115 Permit required 150.116 Application 150.117 Reserved 150.118 Bond 150.119 Safety precautions 150.120 Interference with utilities 150.121 Interference with fire alarms Fallout Shelters 150.160 Permit required 150.161 Application 150.162 Construction standards 150.163 Use restricted Satellite Antenna Dishes 150.175 Application for building permit 150.176 Conditions 150.177 Chief Inspector of the Bureau of Fire Prevention; action on applications 150.178 Final inspection Wood Truss Warning Signs 150.180 Definitions 150.181 Required signage 150.182 Property owner responsibility 150.183 Penalty Electricity 150.201 Definitions 150.202 Enforcement 150.203 Inspection fees 150.204 Liability for damages 150.205 Aid in enforcement 150.206 Cutting wires 150.207 Use of fuses 150.208 Specifications for new and revised service 150.209 When metal conduits are required 150.210 Branch circuits 150.211 Specifications for conduits installed in concrete 150.212 Installation of air conditioning systems 150.213 Exterior lighting standards 150.220 Adopted 150.221 Amendments; deletions; additions Permits; Certificates 150.230 Permits, generally 150.231 Temporary permits 150.232 Suspension, revocation of permits 150.233 Use of permits issued to another 150.234 Issuance of permits to unauthorized persons 150.235 Correction of defects 150.236 Permits for erection of poles or wires in public ways 150.237 Certificate of approval; monthly report Registration of Defaulted Mortgage and Vacant Property 150.240 Purpose and intent 150.241 Definitions 150.242 Applicability and jurisdiction 150.243 Establishment of a registry 150.244 Inspection and registration of defaulted mortgage 150.245 Inspection and registration of real property that is not subject to a mortgage in default 150.246 Maintenance requirements 150.247 Security requirements 150.248 Provisions supplemental 150.249 Public nuisance 150.250 Additional authority 150.251 Opposing, obstructing enforcement officer; penalty 150.252 Immunity of enforcement officer 150.253 Penalties 150.254 Amendments Address Assignment 150.260 Purpose 150.261 Authority 150.262 Application 150.263 Issuance of address assignment...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: undetermined

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Schiller Park ? Yes
Citation: § 150.007
Municipal Code https://library.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Illinois/schillerpark_il/titlexvlandusage/chapter150buildingsbuildingcode?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:schillerpark_il$anc=JD_150.007

 Section R301.2 is amended by the completion of Table R301.2(l); so that hereafter the said Table 301.2(1) shall be and read as follows:

Ground Snow Load

25 pounds per square foot

Wind Speed

3 second 90 normal 75

Seismic Design Category




Frost line depth

42 inches


Moderate to heavy


Slight to moderate

Winter Design Temperature

-4 degrees

Ice Shield Underlayment


Flood Hazard

See the Village flood study

Air Freezing Index


Mean Annual Temperature

50 degrees

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Komorowski John Building Official johnk@schillerparkil.us 847/671-8558


Schiller Park, IL has adopted the 2006 IRC including appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, K, M, and Q.

R905.1.1 Ice barrier protection. All references to ice barrier protection shall be changed so the protection extends 66 inches from the drip edge."



Commercial Building Code

Schiller Park 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 Amlegal(Schiller Park, IL Municipal Code)

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Schiller Park, IL has adopted the 2006 IBC including appendices A, B, H105, H106, and I. 

Existing Buildings

Schiller Park, IL did not adopt the IEBC, therefore Chapter 34 of the IBC would apply.

     (18)   Section 3410.2 is amended hereby in its entirety; so that hereafter the said Section 3410.2 shall be and read as follows:

   "3410.2 Applicability. Structures existing prior to December, 1997, in which there is work involving additions, alterations or changes of occupancy shall be made to conform to the requirements of this section or the provisions of Section 3403 through 3407. The provisions in Sections 3410.2.1 through 3410.2.5 shall apply to existing occupancies that will continue to be, or are proposed to be, in Groups A, B, E, F, M, R, S and U. These provisions shall not apply to buildings with occupancies in Groups H or I."


Other Building Codes

Schiller Park, IL also adopted the following codes:

2006 International Fire Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.002.

2012 International Energy Conservation Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.005.

2006 International Fuel Gas Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.004.

2006 International Property Maintenance Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.006.

2005 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.220.

Illinois State Plumbing Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.008.

2006 International Mechanical Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.003.

1997 Illinois Accessibility Code. Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.009.

2000 Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). Schiller Park, IL Muni. Code § 150.010.