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Building Codes
Adopted for unincorporated Lake County 

One and Two Family Dwelling Building Code and Building Ordinance of Lake County, Illinois
Adopted December 1977, (amended 2005)
Governs construction on one and two family detached dwellings
Guidelines for the construction of one and two family detached dwelling (For specific code requirements please contact the office at 847.377.2600
Published by:
Planning, Building and Development Department
500 W. Winchester Rd. Unit 101
Libertyville, IL 60048 
Phone: 847.377.2600                  
Fax: 847.360.5739 
Cost: Mail - $15.00  Office - $10.00 

National Electrical Code©/2005 Edition
Adopted by Ordinance August 2000
Governs construction on one and two family detached dwellings and commercial projects
Amendments and Ordinance
Resolution Adopting and Amending the Code
Published by:
National Fire Protection Association, Inc. 
One Batterymarch Park 
Quincy, MA 02269 
Phone: 800.344.3555

State of Illinois Plumbing Code Current Edition
State mandated code  with County Amendments 
Resolution Adopting and Amending the Code
Published by:
Illinois Department of Public Health
525 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217.524.0795

International Building Code/2006 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Amendments and Ordinance
Resolution Adopting and Amending the Code
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533

The BOCA® National Fire Prevention Code/1999 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Amendments and Ordinance
Resolution Adopting and Amending the Code
Published by:
Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. 
4051 West Flossmoor Road
Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795
Phone: 708.799.2300
Fax: 708.799.4981

International Mechanical Code/2006 Edition
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Amendments and Ordinance
Resolution Adopting and Amending the Code
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533

Illinois Accessibility Code
State mandated code
Governs construction of commercial projects including multi-family projects with more than 2 units
Published by:
State of Illinois, Capital Development Board
Wm. G. Stratton Building
401 S. Spring Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone: 217.782.2864

International Energy Conservation Code/2012 Edition
State mandated
Governs construction of one and two family detached dwellings and commercial projects
Published by:
International Code Council® 
5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3401 
Phone: 703.931.4533

Contact Information
500 W. Winchester Rd. Unit 101
Libertyville, IL 60048

Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: 847.377.2600
Fax: 847.984.5854
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