Building Code & Regulations
"The Capital Development Board's Division of Building Codes and Regulations (formerly the Illinois Building Commission) acts as an advisory body assigned the responsibility to assist in streamlining building requirements in Illinois.
Illinois Accessibility Code
The Illinois Accessibility Code
implements the Environmental Barriers Act. The Code includes design requirements for public facilities and multi-story housing units as defined in the Code as well as all spaces and elements within them. It has the force of a building code in Illinois. The Code constitutes the minimum requirement and any governmental unit may enact stricter standards to increase access.
Illinois Administrative Code
The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
is a bipartisan legislative oversight committee created by the General Assembly in 1977. Pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, the committee is authorized to conduct systematic reviews of administrative rules promulgated by state agencies. For convenience, this website provides a list of Administrative Code
links that pertain directly to CDB.
Illinois Energy Conservation Code
The Illinois Energy Conservation Code is designed to help protect the environment and reduce energy consumption. Through this statewide policy, state officials hope to cut pollution, moderate peak energy demand, better assure the reliability of energy supplies and stabilize energy costs.
State Building Code Information
Any report by another State agency to Capital Development Board about proposed changes to new building or construction requirements, or amendments to existing requirements in accordance with 20 ILCS 3105/19 are made available on Capital Development Board’s website. Capital Development Board also provides information about all currently applicable State building codes, construction-related statutes, and rules.
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