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Village of Addison Code





Chapter 6 – Building Code

(Revised in its entirety by Ordinance No. O-01-110, passed 10/15/01;

Ordinance No. O-13-67, passed 11/18/13;

Ordinance No. O-18-27, passed 7/16/18)

Article 1.  General Provisions.

Sec. 6-100.      Purpose.

Sec. 6-101.      Adoption of Codes.

Sec. 6-102.      Copies of Codes.

Sec. 6-103.      References to the Village in Codes.

Sec. 6-104.      Definitions.

Sec. 6-105.      Amendments and Supplements to Codes.

Article 2.  Administration.

Sec. 6-201.      Building Permit Processing and Approval.

Sec. 6-202.      Recorded Property.

Sec. 6-203.      Water Supply and Sewage Treatment.

Sec. 6-204.      Licensed Professionals.

Sec. 6-205.      Certificate of Compliance with Code.

Sec. 6-206.      Work Exempted from Permit.

Sec. 6-207.      Permit Cards.

Sec. 6-208.      Existing Building Remodeling, Alterations and Additions.

Sec, 6-209.      Time Limitation of Application.

Sec. 6-210.      Means of Appeal.

Article 3.  Types of Inspections.

Sec. 6-301.      Inspections - Surveys.

Sec. 6-302.      Reinspection.

Sec. 6-303.      Reinspection Fee.

Article 4.  Fees.

Sec. 6-401.      Payment of Fees.

Sec. 6-402.      Single Family Residential - Detached.

Sec. 6-403.      Single Family Residential - Attached.

Sec. 6-404.      Multi-Family Residential.

Sec. 6-405       Non-Residential.

Sec. 6-406       Addison Fire Protection District Fees.

Sec. 6-407       Security Deposit / Performance Guaranty.

Article 5.  Life Safety.

Sec. 6-501.      Fire Lanes.

Sec. 6-502.      Deflagration Venting, Marking and Identification.

Sec. 6-503.      Aboveground Liquefied Petroleum Gases.

Sec. 6-504.      Aboveground Flammable/Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks.

Sec. 6-505.      Fire Suppression.

Sec. 6-506.      Water Control Valves.

Sec. 6-507.      Standpipes.

Sec. 6-508.      Riser Pipe Sizes.

Sec. 6-509.      Fire Department Connections.

Sec. 6-510.      Strobe and Bells.

Sec. 6-511.      Key Box.

Sec. 6-512.      Bulk Liquid CO2.

Sec. 6-513.      Carbon Monoxide Alarms.

Sec. 6-514.      Fire Protection Maintenance.

Article 6.  Elevators.

Sec. 6-601.     Access.

Sec. 6-602.     Accessibility.

Sec. 6-603.     Certificate of Compliance.

Sec. 6-604.     Car Size.

Sec. 6-605.     Machine Rooms, Control Rooms, Machinery Spaces and Control Spaces.

Sec. 6-606.     Standardized Fire Service Elevator Keys.

Sec. 6-607.     Personnel and Material Hoists.

Article 7.   Plumbing Code.

Sec. 6-701.      Illinois Plumbing Code Adopted.

Sec. 6-702.      Water Conservation Practices.

Sec. 6-703.      Sewer and/or Water Required.

Sec. 6-704.      Water Service Pipe Installation.

Sec. 6-705.      Water Supply Control Valves and Meter.

Sec. 6-706.      Water Service Pipe Sizing.

Sec. 6-707.      Sanitary Waste Below Sewer.

Sec. 6-708.      Water Heaters.

Sec. 6-709.      Building Drain.

Sec. 6-710.      Approved Materials for Building Drainage/Vent Pipe.

Sec. 6-711.      Approved Materials for Building Sewer Pipe.

Sec. 6-712.      Approved Materials for Water Service Pipe.

Sec. 6-713.      Approved Materials for Water Distribution Pipe.

Article 8.  Electric.

Sec. 6-801.      Single Family Dwelling.

Sec. 6-802.      Multiple Family Dwelling.

Sec. 6-803.      Electrical Services.

Sec. 6-804.      Electrical Conductors.

Sec. 6-805.      Electrical Conduit.

Sec. 6-806.      Detached Garages.

Sec. 6-807.      Underground Conductors.

Article 9.  Foundations.

Sec. 6-901.      Residential.

Sec. 6-902.      Minimum Thickness.

Sec. 6-903.      Frost Depth.

Sec. 6-904.      Wing Walls.

Sec. 6-905       Prohibited Foundations.

Article 10.  Residential Uses.

Sec. 6-1001.    Prohibited Residential Uses.

Article 11.  Vacant and Damaged Buildings.

Sec. 6-1101.    Vacant Buildings or Units.

Sec, 6-1102.    Damaged Buildings or Units.

Sec. 6-1103.    Permit Required for Securing a Building.

Sec. 6-1104.    Abatement Authority.

Article 12.  Accessory Structures.

Sec. 6-1201.    Fences.

Sec. 6-1202.    Detached Garages.

Sec. 6-1203.    Micro/Mini Cell Sites.

Sec. 6-1204.    Swimming Pools.

Sec. 6-1205.    Demolition of In-Ground Swimming Pools.


Article 13.  Miscellaneous.

Sec. 6-1301.    Display of Address.

Sec. 6-1302.    Sound Transmission.

Sec. 6-1303.    Minimum Exterior Finish Requirements.

Sec. 6-1304.    Car Wash Facilities.

Sec. 6-1305.    Roof Drains, Conductors and Leaders.

Article 14.  Cross Connection Control.

Sec. 6-1400.    Cross-Connection Control.

Sec. 6-1401.    Definitions.

Sec. 6-1402.    Reserved for future use.

Sec. 6-1403.    Water System Defined.

Sec. 6-1404.    Cross-Connection Prohibited.

Sec. 6-1405.    Survey and Investigation.

Sec. 6-1406.    Prevention of Backflow.

Sec. 6-1407.    Where Protection Is Required.

Sec. 6-1408.    Reserved for future use.

Sec. 6-1409.    Fire Safety Systems.

Sec. 6-1410.    Backflow Prevention Devices.

Sec. 6-1411.    Inspection and Maintenance.

Sec. 6-1412.    Booster Pumps.

Sec. 6-1413.    Violations.

Article 15.  Penalties. 

Sec. 6-1501.    Enforcement - Penalties.



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