Current Codes

Building Codes

The City of Elgin's current codes

  • Building (commercial) - 2015 International Building Code
  • Building (residential) - 2015 International Residential Code
  • Building - 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • Electrical - 2014 National Electrical Code
  • Plumbing - 2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code
  • Mechanical - 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • Fire - 2015 International Fire Code
  • Elevators - 2000 ASME A17.1
  • Accessibility - 2018 State of Illinois Accessibility Code
  • Life Safety - 2012 [NFPA 101]
  • Energy (residential) - 2015 State of Illinois Energy Conservation Code
  • Energy (commercial and industrial) - 2015 State of Illinois Energy Conservation Code

Amendments 

The City of Elgin has adopted local amendments to the following codes:

For additional information on these amendments, call Community Development at (847) 931-5920.

Property Maintenance Code

The city follows the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code as amended.