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Municipal Code: https://codelibrary.amlegal.com/codes/shorewoodil/latest/shorewood_il/0-0-0-7560

The 2018 edition of the International Code Council (ICC) International Building Codes/2018 as set forth below are hereby adopted by reference as the Building Codes for the Village of Shorewood, Illinois, as the regulations governing the construction, alteration, addition, repair, removal, demolition, use, location, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures and their service equipment in the Village.

These codes are adopted together with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes prescribed in this chapter for governing and regulating the conditions and standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees thereof.

International Building Code (IBC) - 2018 edition
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) - 2018 edition
International Plumbing Code (IPC) - 2018 edition (chapter 11 Storm Drainage and section 403.3.2 only)
International Mechanical Code (IMC) - 2018 edition
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) - 2018 edition
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) - 2018 edition
International Existing Building Code (IEBC) - 2018 edition
International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) - 2018 edition
National Electrical Code (NEC) - 2017 edition - NFPA 70
State of Illinois Plumbing Code - 2014 edition - title 77 part 890
Illinois Energy Conservation Code - current edition - title 71 part 600
Illinois Accessibility Code - 2018 edition - title 71 part 400
Illinois Radon Resistant Construction Act - 2013 edition - 420 Illinois Compiled Statutes 52/
Illinois Elevator Safety Act - 2007 edition - title 41 part 1000
Illinois Smoke Detector Act - 1987 edition - 425 Illinois Compiled Statutes 60
Illinois Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Act - 2007 edition - 425 Illinois Compiled Statutes 135 (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)

  • Building Department Amendments: Municipal Code Title 8, Article B.
  • Illinois Fire Code (IFC) adopted and enforced by Troy Fire Protection District.
  • IDPH Requirement per Village Ordinance 15-1790, effective October 1, 2015, all new plumbing fixture and irrigation controllers shall bear the WaterSense label (as designated by the U.S. EPA WaterSense Program), when such labeled fixtures are available.