Codes and Ordinances Affecting the Construction or Renovation of Structures

Zoning and Site Requirements

Accessibility Requirements
State of Illinois, Illinois Accessibility Code (Effective 4/27/97), AKA 71 Illinois Administrative Code, Chapter 1, Section 400, Subchapter b (Available through Capital Development Board-Springfield 217/782-2864)

ADA Requirements
Contact the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Americans with Disabilities Act, Washington, DC 20530 (202/514-0301)

The following codes have been adopted by the City of Urbana:

The 2009 Model Codes Adopting Ordinance contains all relevant local changes to these model codes. 

Building, Fire, and Flood Safety Codes - Chapter 5 Urbana City Code

Building Code Requirements - The 2009 International Building Code and/or the 2009 International Residential Code

Electrical Code Requirements - The 2008 National Electrical Code

Mechanical Code Requirements - The 2009 International Mechanical Code

Plumbing Code Requirements - The current Illinois State Plumbing Code

Fire Protection Requirements - The 2009 International Fire Prevention Code

The State of Illinois law requires enforcement of the current International Energy Conservation Code. Information regarding the Illinois State Code is located at:

Carbon Monoxide Requirements

Fence Requirements - Chapter 7 Urbana City Code

Property Maintenance Code Requirements - 2009 International PM Code

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