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City of Warrenville
28W701 Stafford Place
Warrenville, IL 60555
Ph: 630-393-9427

Finding Warrenville's Building Codes
A listing and the amendments of the City of Warrenville building codes can be found in Title 8 of the City's Municipal Code.  Warrenville adopts codes published by nationally recognized code agencies such as the International Code Council (ICC) and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) to assure structures within the community are constructed to the safest standards in the world.

Title 8 Organization
Title 8 of the Warrenville Municipal Code is organized to provide a simple flow for matching published building codes with our amendments. The first ten chapters are dedicated to the corresponding construction type code. Within each chapter, amendments pertaining to that code are placed in the second part of the chapter. Each amendment has sub-section numbers and title to correspond with the published version of the construction code.
Chapters 11 through 19 and 21 are designated for other ordinances pertaining to property development. 
Permit fees are located in Chapter 20.

2015 International Building Codes
The City of Warrenville has adopted the 2015 International Building Codes published by the International Code Council (ICC). ICC is dedicated to producing and publishing construction codes that have been thoroughly vetted through a governmental process involving construction and code administration experts. These codes are used in all fifty states and several countries internationally. 
The  list of adopted code includes the:
2015 International Building Code for commercial structures.
2015 International Mechanical Code for commercial heating, air conditioning & ventilation.
2015 International Fuel Gas Code for commercial use of fuel gases.
2015 International Existing Building Code for addressing repairs and alterations to existing structures.
The latest published edition of the Illinois Plumbing code for all plumbing projects. 
2015 International Energy Code with Illinois amendments for energy conservation in all construction.
2015 Fire Code for fire safety in all properties and structures.
2014 National Electrical Code for electrical construction and maintenance.
2015 International Residential Code for single family, duplex/townhome (up to six units) construction.
2015 International Pool and Spa Code for swimming pool and spa tub installations.  

Amendment Highlights

Construction Sites

A temporary construction sign shall be posted where a new building is being constructed, displaying the construction company name and telephone number, and the site address. The sign must also include space for posting the Building Permit.

All demolition and construction sites are required to have fencing installed around the construction site.

Accessible toilet facilities are required on work sites.

A dumpster is required on the site for the containment and disposal of all job site refuse.

A temporary durable access drive is required for vehicles to drive in and out of the construction site.

Fire Suppression

Automatic fire suppression are not required on detached single-family dwellings.


All electrical contractors must be registered with the City of Warrenville.
EMT is required in all new construction.