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Chicago Building Codes

UPCOMING UPDATES
Title 14N (2022 Chicago Energy Transformation Code)
Original document
INCORPORATED UPDATES

2019 Chicago Construction Codes

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4, 7, 13, 14A, 14B, 14R and 15
regarding technical corrections to construction-related provisions and
associated correction of City Council Journal of Proceedings of February 19, 2020
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
2019 Chicago Building Code
with Revised April 2022 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Code
with April 2022 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Code
with March 2021 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Code
with May 2020 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
Chicago Building Code Title 14B
First Version - January 2019
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code
with April 2022 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code
with March 2021 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code
with May 2020 Supplement
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code, Title 14R
First Version - October 2019
effective December 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings with
April 2022 Supplement
effective July 24, 2019
Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings
with March 2021 Supplement
adopted July 24, 2019
2019 Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings,
Title 14X with May 2020 Supplement
adopted July 24, 2019
2019 Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings, Title 14X
First Version - October 2019
adopted July 24, 2019
2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions
with April 2022 Supplement
effective July 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions
with March 2021 Supplement
effective July 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions
with May 2020 Supplement
effective July 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions, Title 14A
First Version - October 2019
effective July 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Energy Conservation Code
with May 2020 Supplement
effective June 1, 2019
2019 Chicago Energy Conservation Code, Title 14N
First Version - October 2019
effective June 1, 2019
NFPA 70: National Electrical Code with Chicago Amendments
effective March 1, 2018
Original document
Chapter 14C-3
Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts,
and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices*
effective January 16, 2017
Original document
Chapter 14C-3 Elevators, Escalators, Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks, Material Lifts,
and Dumbwaiters With Automatic Transfer Devices*
reissued January 16, 2017
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION

Chicago Agencies

The building codes of Chicago adopt the the 2019 Chicago Building Code, 2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code, International Energy Conservation Code 2021 (IECC 2021), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, 2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions, and the 2019 Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings.
Chicago building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Chicago Agencies

City of Chicago Department of Buildings
Website: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bldgs.html
Address: City Hall Room 900, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 311 / 312.744.5000

City of Chicago Fire Department
Website: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/cfd.html
Address: 3510 Michigan floor 2, Chicago Public Safety Building, Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: Dial 311 (within Chicago) / 312.744.5000