Building Codes

The City of Champaign has adopted the following as its Building Code. The building code regulations are enforced by the Building Safety Division of the Champaign Fire Department. Code books may be purchased directly from International Code Council. Code and commentary books are also available for viewing at the Champaign Public Library.

2009 International Building Code
2009 IBC Amendments

2009 International Residential Code
2009 IRC Amendments

2009 International Fire Code
2009 IFC Amendments

2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 IMC Amendments

2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2009 IFGC Amendments

2008 National Electrical Code
2008 NEC Amendments

2014 Illinois Plumbing Code
ILPC Amendments

1997 Illinois Accessibility Code
Illinois Accessibility Code Site

2015 Illinois Energy Conservation Code
Illinois Amendments with Modifications Shown

Illinois Energy Conservation Code site
US Department of Energy – RESCheck and COMCheck site

Additional Energy Conservation Information
Smart Energy Design Assistance Center
Ameren IL – Act on Energy
Green Building Advisor

Subdivision Regulations and Manual of Practice

Subdivision Regulations concern the dividing of tracts of land in the City and within 1.5 miles of the City Limits. Technical standards are published in the Manual of Practice to support the Subdivision Regulations.

Local Regulatory Districts Where Separate Permits May Be Required

Other Construction Regulatory Agencies

These federal regulations also apply to buildings constructed in the City of Champaign including, but not limited to:

2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
1988 Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA)
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (OHSA)

International Code Council

ICC Web Site
ICC Code Development Process


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