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(A) A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Litchfield, Montgomery County, Illinois, being marked and designated as the International Residential Building Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix, and all amendments thereto, as published by the International Code Council, excepting therefrom Section R105.2, be, and the same is, hereby adopted as the Residential Building Code of the City of Litchfield, in the State of Illinois, for regulating and governing the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, location, removal and demolition of detached one and two family dwellings and multiple single family dwellings not more than three stories in height with separate means of egress as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions, and terms of the Residential Building Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Litchfield, and are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part of, as is fully set forth in this Ordinance, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in division (B) of this section.
(B) This section shall not apply to electrical or plumbing construction. In lieu thereof, the City of Litchfield adopts the Illinois Plumbing Code of the State of Illinois, and all amendments thereto (see § 151.004). Further, the City of Litchfield adopts the National Electric Code, and all amendments thereto (see § 151.003), for all electrical work and all repair, alteration, construction, change of occupancy, and any and all construction of any kind whatsoever as it relates to the electrical and plumbing construction, shall be complied with through those codes.
(1983 Code, § 6-86) (Ord. 2561, passed 5-10-1990; Am. Ord. 2818, passed 9-10-1998; Am. Ord. 3069, passed 8-5-2004; Am. Ord. 3174, passed 2-6-2007; Am. Ord. 3494, passed 5-18-2017)