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Current Codes
Building Codes
The City of Elgin's current codes
  • Building (commercial) - 2012 International Building Code
  • Building (residential) - 2012 International Residential Code
  • Electrical - 2011 National Electrical Code
  • Plumbing - 2004 State of Illinois Plumbing Code
  • Mechanical - 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • Fire - 2012 International Fire Code
  • Elevators - 2000 ASME A17.1
  • Accessibility - 1997 State of Illinois Accessibility Code
  • Life Safety - 2012 [NFPA 101]
  • Energy (residential) - 2012 State of Illinois Energy Conservation Code
  • Energy (commercial and industrial) - 2012 State of Illinois Energy Conservation Code

Amendments
The City of Elgin has adopted local amendments to the following codes: 
For additional information on these amendments, call Community Development at (847) 931-5920.

Property Maintenance Code
The city follows the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code as amended.