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Building Codes, Ordinances, and Amendments

Zoning & Land Use


City of Rockford Zoning Ordinance - As approved by City Council March 24, 2008.  Effective April 3, 2009.  As amended through January 24, 2013.


Building


2009 ICC [IBC] International Building Code (with local amendments)
2009 ICC [IEBC] International Existing Building Code (with local amendments)
2009 ICC [IRC] International Residential Code for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings (with local amendments)


Accessibility


The stricter of the following codes must be followed:
1997 CDB [IAC] Illinois Accessibility Code (April 24, 1997) (click here for a link to download a copy of code)

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (click here for a link to the code and reference material)


Energy Code


2012 ICC [IECC] International Energy Conservation Code as adopted by the Illinois Energy Efficient Building Act. (with state amendments)


Fire Prevention


2009 ICC [IFC] International Fire Code(with local amendments)


Mechanical / Plumbing


2009 ICC [IMC] International Mechanical Code (with local amendments)
2009 ICC [IFGC] International Fuel Gas Code (with local amendments)
2004 IDPH [IPC] Illinois Plumbing Code (with local amendments) - LINK TO ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEATLH PLUMBING PROGRAM
2009 ICC [IRC] International Residential Code for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings(with local amendments)


Electrical


2008 NFPA 70 [NEC] National Electrical Code (with local amendments)
2009 ICC [IRC] International Residential Code for 1 & 2 Family Dwellings (with local amendments)


Property Standards/Existing Structures


2009 ICC [IMPC] International Property Maintenance Code (with local amendments)


Others


All those codes & standards [i.e. NFPA 13, NFPA 72, etc.] included by reference by the codes listed above.


Development


Subdivision Ordinance



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