9-4-1: BUILDING CODE:
   A.   Building Codes Adopted: There is hereby adopted by reference as the Building Code for the City of Sycamore, the International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes, 2015 Edition, one (1) copy of such rules and regulations in book form has been filed in the office of the City Clerk for use and examination by the public at least thirty (30) days prior to the adoption of this chapter and shall there be kept available for public use, inspection, and examination. The Building Code for the City of Sycamore shall regulate and govern the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings, and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures 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 said Building Code on file in the office of the City of Sycamore are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this legislation, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed within each section of this chapter.
      Adopted Codes
      International Building Code - 2015 Edition
      International Residential Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings - 2015 Edition
      International Fire Code - 2015 Edition
      International Plumbing Code - 2015 Edition
      International Mechanical Code - 2015 Edition
      International Fuel Gas Code - 2015 Edition
      International Swimming Pool and Spa Code - 2015 Edition
      International Existing Building Code - 2015 Edition
      International Property Maintenance Code - 2015 Edition
      National Electrical Code - 2014 Edition
      Illinois Plumbing Code - Current Edition
      Illinois Energy Conservation Code - Current Edition
      NFPA 101 Life Safety Code - Current Edition, as it applies to state buildings, state licensed facilities, and other occupancies under the purview of the OSFM.
      Illinois Accessibility Code - Current Edition
      ADA Standards for Accessible Design - 2010 Edition
      Illinois Radon Resistant Construction Act - Current Edition
      Illinois Elevator Safety Act - Current Edition
      Illinois Smoke Detector Act - Current Edition
      Illinois Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Act - Current Edition
      Illinois Urban Manual - Current Edition
   B.   Amendments:
      9-4-2:   International Building Code
      9-4-3:   International Residential Code for One-and Two-Family Dwellings
      9-4-4:   International Fire Code
      9-4-5:   International Plumbing Code
      9-4-6:   International Mechanical Code
      9-4-7:   International Fuel Gas Code
      9-4-8:   International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
      9-4-9:   International Existing Building Code
      9-4-10:   International Property Maintenance Code
      9-4-11:   National Electrical Code
      9-4-12:   Illinois Plumbing Code
In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "City of Sycamore."
   C.   Enforcing Officers:
      Inspection powers and enforcement duties for all codes contained herein shall be assigned as follows:
      Plumbing Code: The Plumbing Inspector, or in his absence an Illinois Licensed Plumber appointed by the Director of Building & Engineering or his/her designee, shall enforce all codes and regulations governed by the current edition of the Illinois Plumbing Code.
      Electrical Code: The Director of Building and Engineering or his/her designee, the Fire Chief or his/her designee and the Electrical Inspector shall enforce all codes and regulations of the currently adopted editions of the National Electrical Code.
      Fire Code: The Director of Building and Engineering or his/her designee and the Fire Chief or his/her designee shall enforce all codes and regulations of the currently adopted editions of the International Fire Code.
      Property Maintenance Code: The Director of Building and Engineering or his/her designee, the Fire Chief or his/her designee and the Police Chief or his/her designee and the Public Works Director or his/her designee shall enforce all codes and regulations of the currently adopted editions of the International Property Maintenance Code.
      All other Codes: The Director of Building and Engineering or his/her designee, the Fire Chief or his/her designee and the Police Chief or his/her designee and the Public Works Director or his/her designee shall enforce all other adopted codes and regulations, as applicable.
(Ord. 2019.20, 9-16-2019, eff. 1-1-2020)