2019 Chicago Building Code
The updated 2019 Chicago Building Code contains the complete construction and building maintenance chapters of the Municipal Code of Chicago.
The Chicago Building Code, Title 14B regulates the new construction of buildings and structures and other building and property-related activities, including special inspections and tests, construction site safety, and building rehabilitation work, as specifically referenced in the other Chicago Construction Codes. The accessibility-related provisions of this code have been drafted to be consistent with the 2018 Illinois Accessibility Code and federal regulations for privately-funded construction. This is a fully integrated codes based on the 2018 IBC. Effective December 1, 2019
The Chicago Building Code includes Chicago regulations pertaining to plumbing, heating, ventilation, refrigeration, energy conservation, elevators, and fire prevention.