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Building Codes

The Village has adopted new model building codes effective August 1, 2019 – view more information.

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All building and fire safety permit applications submitted on or after August 1, 2019, will be reviewed for compliance with the new model codes, local amendments to these codes, as well as other existing Village and other applicable governmental regulations. 

When reviewing model codes through the links below, it is IMPORTANT to cross reference the linked model codes with the Village’s local amendments for an accurate picture of the Village of Winnetka’s building codes.

 

 

Adopted Model Building Codes with local amendments (effective August 1, 2019)
International Code Council (ICC) Codes

Winnetka Amendments 

  • 2015 IRC Appendix F:  Radon Control Methods (New!)

 

  • 2015 IRC Appendix J:  Existing Buildings and Structures (New!)

 

  • 2015 IRC Appendix O:  Automatic Vehicular Gates (New!)

 

  • 2015 IRC Appendix U:  Solar Ready Provisions  for Detached One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Multiple Single-Family Dwellings (Townhomes)  (New!)

 

Winnetka Amendments

Winnetka Amendments 

Winnetka Amendments

Winnetka Amendments

  • Appendix B: Fire-Flow Requirements for Buildings
 
  • Appendix C: Fire Hydrant Locations and Distribution
 
 
  • Appendix I:  Fire Protection Systems - Noncompliant Conditions
 

Winnetka Amendments

Winnetka Amendments

Winnetka Amendments

State of Illinois Codes
Winnetka Amendments
Winnetka Amendments
 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes

Winnetka Amendments

Winnetka Amendments

 
 
 

Winnetka Amendments

 

Other

 

 

 

Winnetka Village Code sections pertaining to Buildings and Construction

   1   Winnetka Village Code, Title 15 – Buildings and Construction
   2   Chapter 15.24 – Sewer Code
   3   Chapter15.28 – Tree Enhancement and Protection
   4   Section 15.32.140 – Construction hours
   5   Section 15.32.150 –Construction site management
   6   Chapter 15.36 – Certificates of Occupancy Required

 

 

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