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Villa Park, Illinois Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Villa Park, IL has adopted the 2015 International Codes, with amendments, including the 2015 IRC and IBC. Villa Park, IL Muni. Codes § 7-501 (IRC adoption), § 7-503 (IRC amendments), § 7-401 (IBC adoption) and § 7-403 (IBC amendments). 

Helpful resources for Villa 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.

Villa Park 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(Villa Park, IL Sec. 7-501. - International residential code—Adoption.)

...the Village Clerk of the Village of Villa Park, being marked and designated as "The International Residential Code, 2021 Edition," as published by the International Code Council, Inc., be and the same is hereby adopted as the one- and two-family dwelling code of the village governing the design, construction, alteration, enlargement, repair...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Villa Park ? Yes
Citation: § 7-503
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/il/villa_park/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=MUCO_CH7BUBURE_ARTVRECO_S7-503AMINRECO2015EDADINDECH
Comments:

Table 301.2(1)—Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria shall be amended to read as follows:

GROUND SNOW LOAD (pounds per square foot) 25
WIND DESIGN (SPEED) 90
WIND DESIGN (TOPOGRAPHICAL EFFECTS) N/A
SEISMIC CONDITION CATEGORY B
SUBJECT TO DAMAGE FROM WEATHERING Severe
SUBJECT TO DAMAGE FROM FROST LINE DEPTH 42
SUBJECT TO DAMAGE FROM TERMITE Yes
WINTER DESIGN TEMPERATURE -4
ICE BARRIER UNDERLAYMENT REQUIREMENT YES
FLOOD HAZARD  
AIR FREEZING INDEX 2,000
MEAN ANNUAL TEMPERATURE
Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Guimond Patrick Building and Property Maintenance Inspector lguimond@invillapark.com 630/433-4317

Comments

Villa Park, IL has adopted the 2015 IRC. Villa Park, IL Muni. Codes § 7-501 (IRC adoption), § 7-503 (IRC amendments).

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.

Villa Park, IL has adopted the 2015 IPMC with amendments. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-901 & § 7-903.

 

Commercial Building Code

Villa Park 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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See Muni. Code(Villa Park, IL Municipal Code)

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Comments

Villa Park, IL has adopted the 2015 IBC. Villa Park, IL Muni. Codes § 7-401 (IBC adoption) and § 7-403 (IBC amendments). 

Existing Buildings

Villa Park, IL has adopted the 2015 IEBC & the 2015 IPMC with amendments. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-901 & § 7-903 (IPMC), § 7-1301 & § 7-1303 (IEBC).

Other Building Codes

Villa Park, IL also adopted the following codes:

  • 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-601.
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-701.
  • Illinois State Plumbing Code. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-801.
  • 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-1001.
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-1101.
  • 2015 International Fire Code. Villa Park, IL Muni. Code § 7-1201.