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Adopted for unincorporated Lake County 

Ordinance Adopting the Codes

International Residential Code / 2012 Edition
Governs construction on one and two family detached dwellings
Guidelines for the construction of one and two family detached dwelling (For specific code requirements please contact the office at 847.377.2600)
Published by:
International Code Council®
​5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401
Phone: 703.931.4533

National Electrical Code©/2011 Edition
Adopted by Ordinance April 2014
Governs construction on one and two family detached dwellings and commercial projects
Published by:
National Fire Protection Association, Inc. 
One Batterymarch Park 
Quincy, MA 02269 
Phone: 800.344.3555

State of Illinois Plumbing Code Current Edition
State mandated code with County Amendments
Published by:
Illinois Department of Public Health
525 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217.524.0795

International Building Code/2012 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533

International Fire Code/2012 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
International Code Council®
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401
Phone: 703.931.4533

International Mechanical Code/2012 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533

International Fuel Gas Code /2012 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
International Code Council®
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401
Phone: 703.931.4533

International Swimming Pool and Spa Code/2012 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
International Code Council®
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401
Phone: 703.931.4533

Illinois Accessibility Code
State mandated code
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
State of Illinois, Capital Development Board
Wm. G. Stratton Building
401 S. Spring Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone: 217.782.2864

International Energy Conservation Code/2012 Edition
State mandated
Governs construction of one and two family detached dwellings and commercial projects
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533


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