Building and Construction Codes

The Village of Morton Grove enforces the following codes for building construction, renovation, and property maintenance.

International Building Code, 2003 edition with local amendments Regulates all new construction, additions, and remodeling of commercial, industrial, and multi-family residential buildings
International Existing Building Code, 2003 edition with local amendments Regulates improvements and upgrades made to existing buildings
International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings, 2003 edition including Appendices A, B and K with local amendments Regulates all new construction , additions, and remodeling of one- and two-family residences
International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 edition including Appendices A and B Regulates the design and construction of fuel gas systems and appliances
International Mechanical Code, 2003 edition with local amendments Regulates the design and construction of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and other mechanical system
Illinois Plumbing Code, 2014 edition with local amendments Regulates the design and construction of plumbing systems including water supply, venting, and drainage
National Electrical Code, 2011 edition with local amendments Regulates installation and maintenance of electrical wiring and equipment
International Property Maintenance Code, 2003 edition with local amendments Regulates the maintenance, repair and occupancy of all commercial, industrial, and residential property
International Fire Prevention Code, 2003 edition with local amendments Addresses fire prevention in new and existing buildings
Life Safety Code (NPFA 101), 2000 edition with local amendments Addresses fire and life safety in new and existing buildings
The International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 edition Addresses energy savings across various dimensions

 

The content of the Village Municipal Code can be viewed by clicking here.

Plan review and code enforcement is provided by the Building Department. Fire prevention and life safety plan reviews and related inspections are conducted by the Fire Department. Contact us for additional information.

Building Department
(847) 470-5214

Fire Prevention Division
(847) 470-5244