Elgin, Illinois- Building Codes
Issue: Building Code Adoption
Affects: Those who build pools and spas
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Summary: Elgin City Council considered ordinances to adopt the 2015 International Building, Existing Building, Residential, Fire, and Mechanical Codes, the 2015 NFPA 54 National Fuel Gas Code, the 2014 NFPA 70 National Electric Code, the State of Illinois Plumbing Code, and Chapter 11 and Appendix B of the "International Plumbing Code 2015" as the Building Storm Water Drainage Code. Important to APSP members is the adoption of the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code that includes requirements for pools and spas. In addition, there is a reference to the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code within the IBC and IRC codes adopted; APSP it working to ascertain whether that will be enforced.
Status: Meeting was held July 11, 2018 where all codes listed were adopted.