Chicago Building Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
April 2022 Supplement
Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4, 7, 13, 14A, 14B, 14R and 15
SO2021-2154
effective March 26, 2021
Original document
March 2021 Supplement
May 2020 Supplement
TITLE 14N ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE
effective June 1, 2019
Original document
TITLE 14E ELECTRICAL CODE
Original document
CHAPTER 14C-3 ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS, DUMBWAITERS, MOVING WALKS, MATERIAL LIFTS, AND DUMBWAITERS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSFER DEVICESE
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION

Chicago Building Codes

The building codes of Chicago adopt the the 2019 Chicago Building Code, 2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code, International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, 2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions, and the 2019 Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings.

Chicago building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Chicago Agencies

City of Chicago Department of Buildings
Website: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bldgs.html
Address: City Hall Room 900, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 311 / 312.744.5000

City of Chicago Fire Department
Website: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cfd.html
Address: 3510 Michigan floor 2, Chicago Public Safety Building, Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: Dial 311 (within Chicago) / 312.744.5000