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Building Code And Related Excerpts Of The Municipal Code Of Chicago
Mayor's Message
Commissioner's Message
Introduction - About This Book
How To Obtain A Building Permit
Conversion Table
Division 1. Administration
SubDivision 101. General
Chapter 1-4. Code Adoption - Organization*
Chapter 2-12. City Clerk
SubDivision 104. Duties and Powers of Officials
Chapter 2-21. Reserved*
Chapter 2-22. Department Of Buildings
Chapter 2-23. Reserved*
Chapter 2-30. Reserved*
Chapter 2-36. Fire Department
Chapter 13-8. Administration Of Zoning, Building And Housing Provisions
Chapter 15-4. Bureau Of Fire Prevention
SubDivision 105. Permits and Fees
Chapter 13-32. Building Permits
Chapter 16-18. Open Space Impact Fee Ordinance
SubDivision 106. Construction Documents
Chapter 13-40. Building Plans
SubDivision 109. Inspections
Chapter 13-20. Building Inspection
SubDivision 110. Registration and Certificates
Chapter 13-10. Registration Of Multiple Dwellings
Chapter 13-36. Building Certificates
SubDivision 111. Utilities
Chapter 11-8. Water Supply And Distribution Systems*
Chapter 11-12. Water Supply And Service
Chapter 11-16. Public Sewers And Drains*
Chapter 11-18. Stormwater Management
Chapter 11-20. Gas Supply And Service
SubDivision 112. Boards and Commissions
Chapter 2-14. Department Of Administrative Hearings
Chapter 2-116. Zoning And Examination Boards
Chapter 2-120. Commissioners And Commissions
Chapter 13-16. Building Standards And Tests
Chapter 13-24. Building Board Of Appeals
SubDivision 113. Violations and Enforcement
Chapter 13-12. Enforcement Of Building, Electrical And Fire Regulations
Chapter 13-14. Reserved*
SubDivision 115. Unsafe Structures and Equipment
Chapter 13-9. Demolition Of Open, Hazardous Residential And Commercial Buildings
Chapter 13-11. Vacant, Abandoned And Deteriorating Buildings
SubDivision 116. Licensing
Chapter 4-28. Drain Layers
Chapter 4-36. Licensing Of General Contractors
Chapter 4-40. Reserved*
Chapter 4-165. Reserved*
Chapter 4-196. Excavators
Chapter 4-204. Reserved*
Chapter 4-256. Roofers
Chapter 4-266. Steam Boiler Erectors And Repairers
Chapter 4-288. Crane Operators
Chapter 4-298. Elevator Mechanic Contractors
Chapter 4-332. Plumbers
Chapter 4-336. Plumbing Contractors
Chapter 4-344. Stationary Engineers And Boiler Tenders
Chapter 4-376. Mason Contractors
Chapter 13-28. Registration For Building Work
SubDivision 117. Ethics
Chapter 1-21. False Statements
Chapter 2-56. Office Of Inspector General
Chapter 2-154. Disclosure Of Ownership Interest In Entities
Chapter 2-156. Governmental Ethics
SubDivision 118. Limitations
Chapter 13-116. Fire Limits - Location Limitations
Chapter 16-4. Lake Michigan And Chicago Lakefront Protection
Chapter 16-6. Flood Control
Division 2. Definitions
Chapter 13-4. Definitions
Division 3. Use And Occupancy Classifications
SubDivision 302. Classification
Chapter 13-56. Classification Of Buildings By Occupancy
SubDivision 303. Assembly
Chapter 13-84. Assembly Units
Chapter 13-88. Open Air Assembly Units
SubDivision 304. Business
Chapter 13-68. Business Units
SubDivision 306. Factory
Chapter 4-224. Manufacturing Establishments
Chapter 13-104. Industrial Units
SubDivision 307. High-Hazard
Chapter 13-112. Hazardous Use Units
SubDivision 308. Institutional
Chapter 13-80. Institutional Units
SubDivision 309. Mercantile
Chapter 13-100. Mercantile Units
SubDivision 310. Residential
Chapter 4-97. Reserved*
Chapter 4-208. Reserved*
Chapter 4-209. Reserved*
Chapter 4-210. Reserved*
Chapter 13-64. Residential Units
Chapter 13-72. Condominiums
Chapter 13-204. Men's Cubicle Hotels
Chapter 13-206. Single-Room Occupancy Buildings
Chapter 13-208. Temporary Overnight Shelters
Chapter 13-212. Transitional Shelters
SubDivision 311. Storage
Chapter 4-364. Warehouses*
Chapter 13-108. Storage Units
SubDivision 312. Utility and Miscellaneous
Chapter 13-96. Miscellaneous Buildings And Structures
Division 4. Special Detailed Requirements Based On Use And Occupancy
SubDivision 403. High-Rise buildings
Chapter 13-76. High Rise Buildings
Chapter 13-78. High-Rise Buildings - Emergency Procedure
SubDivision 406. Motor-Vehicle-Related Occupancies
Chapter 4-229. Reserved*
Chapter 4-232. Motor Vehicle Storage And Sales
SubDivision 407. Special Institutional
Chapter 4-72. Reserved*
Chapter 4-96. Reserved*
SubDivision 411. Special Amusement Buildings
Chapter 4-156. Amusements
SubDivision 413. Combustible Storage
Chapter 4-100. Reserved*
Chapter 4-152. Wholesale Drug, Chemical Or Paint Stores*
Chapter 4-220. Reserved*
SubDivision 414. Hazardous Materials
Chapter 4-108. Filling Stations
Chapter 4-115. Reserved*
Chapter 15-20. Explosives And Fireworks
Chapter 15-24. Flammable Liquids
Chapter 15-26. Fume And Flammable Compressed Gases
Chapter 15-28. Hazardous Materials And Combustible Solids
SubDivision 421. Special Detailed Requirements
Chapter 4-151. Shooting Range Facility License
Chapter 4-384. Animal Care
Chapter 4-388. Rooftops In Wrigley Field Adjacent Area
Chapter 5-12. Residential Landlords And Tenants
Chapter 5-14. Protecting Tenants In Foreclosed Rental Properties
Chapter 7-4. Lead-Bearing Substances
Chapter 7-28. Health Nuisances
Section URITY. Devices In Residential Buildings
Division 5. General Building Heights And Areas
Chapter 13-48. Height And Area Limitations
Division 6. Types Of Construction
Chapter 13-60. Classification Of Buildings By Construction Type
Division 7. Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction
Chapter 15-8. Fire-Resistive Requirements
Chapter 15-12. Fire-Resistive Materials And Construction
Division 8. Interior Finishes (Na)
Division 9. Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 15-16. Fire Protection Equipment
Division 10. Means Of Egress
Chapter 13-160. Exit Requirements
Division 11. Accessibility
Chapter 18-11. Accessibility*
Division 12. Interior Environment
Chapter 13-172. Light And Ventilation
Division 13. Energy Efficiency And Environmental Protection
SubDivision 1301. General
Chapter 18-13. Energy Conservation*
Chapter 18-14. Building Energy Use Benchmarking
SubDivision 1302. Environmental Protection
Chapter 8-32. Noise And Vibration Control
Chapter 11-4. Environmental Protection And Control
Chapter 11-5. Reduction And Recycling Program
Division 14. Exterior Walls (Na)
Division 15. Roof Assemblies And Rooftop Structures (Na)
Division 16. Structural Design
Chapter 13-52. Minimum Design Loads
Division 17. Structural Tests And Special Inspections
Chapter 13-120. Materials, Methods And Tests
Division 18. Soils And Foundations
Chapter 13-132. Foundations
Division 19. Concrete
Chapter 13-136. Concrete Construction
Division 20. Aluminum (Na)
Division 21. Masonry
Chapter 13-140. Masonry Construction
Division 22. Steel
Chapter 13-148. Steel And Metal Construction
Division 23. Wood
Chapter 13-144. Wood Construction
Division 24. Glass And Glazing (Na)
Division 25. Gypsum Board And Plaster (Na)
Division 26. Plastic (Na)
Division 27. Electrical
Chapter 18-27. Chicago Electrical Code*
Division 28. Mechanical Systems
Chapter 18-28. Mechanical Refrigeration Systems*
Division 29. Plumbing Systems
Chapter 18-29. Water Service Charges And Plumbing Requirements*
Division 30. Elevators And Conveying Systems
Chapter 18-30. Elevators, Escalators, Moving Walks, Dumbwaiters, Material Lifts, Platform Lifts, Stairway Chairlifts, Conveyors And Related Equipment *
Chapter 18-31. Stage And Orchestra Lifts, Permanent Window Washer Power-Operated Platforms, Mechanical Amusement Riding Devices, Manlifts And Adjustable Loading Platforms *
Chapter 18-32. Automotive Lifts*
Division 31. Special Construction (Na)
Division 32. Encroachments Into The Public Right-Of-Way
Chapter 10-20. Work On And Under Public Ways
Chapter 10-24. Signs Extending Over And Upon Certain Public Property
Chapter 10-28. Structures On And Under Public Ways
Chapter 10-29. Wires, Pipes, Cables And Conduits On, Under Or Over Public Property
Chapter 10-30. Telecommunications Equipment On, Over Or Under Public Ways
Chapter 10-32. Trees, Plants And Shrubs
Chapter 13-128. Use Of Public Property
Division 33. Safeguards During Construction
Chapter 13-34. Scaffolding
Chapter 13-124. Safeguards During Construction - Building Safety Requirements
Division 34. Existing Structures
SubDivision 3401. General
Chapter 13-196. Existing Buildings - Minimum Requirements
SubDivision 3403. Additions, Alterations or Repairs
Chapter 13-200. Rehabilitation Code
Division 35. Referenced Standards
Chapter 18-36. Reference Standards*