Building Codes

Overview
You are encouraged to contact the Village’s Building Inspector with any code questions at (847) 639-1100 or visit the International Code Council website.

Codes
The Village of Cary enforces the following codes:
  • Accessibility
    The Illinois Accessibility Code (effective April 24, 1997) can be viewed on the Illinois Capital Development Board website.
  • Commercial Industrial and Multi Family Residential
    International Building Code, 2003 Edition with local amendments and the International Fire Code, 2003 Edition
  • Mechanical Code
    International Mechanical Code, 2003 Edition
  • Electrical Code
    National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition with local amendments
  • Plumbing Code
    The Illinois State Plumbing Code, 2014 Edition. For additional information, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health Plumbing Program website.
  • Property Maintenance
    International Property Maintenance Code, 2003 Edition with local amendments
  • Single Family Residential
    International Residential Code, 2003 Edition with local amendments
  • Fuel Gas Code
    International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 Edition
  • Fire Prevention Code
    International Fire Code, 2003 Edition
  • Energy Conservation Code
    International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition.  The Illinois amendments (effective January 1, 2016) can be viewed on the Illinois Capital Development Board website.