Ordinances & Codes

The following Codes have been adopted by the City of Pontiac:

Codes Currently In Effect

  • International Building Code 2012*: Ordinance 2014-0-012
  • International Residential Code 1 & 2 Family Dwellings 2012*: Ordinance 2014-0-013
  • International Fire Prevention Code 2012*: Ordinance 2014-0-014
  • International Property Maintenance Code 2012: Ordinance 2014-0-015
  • International Mechanical Codes 2012: Ordinance 2014-0-016
  • International Existing Building Code 2012: Ordinance 2014-0-017
  • National Electrical Code 2011: Ordinance 2014-0-018
  • All Appendices to the Adopted International Codes
  • State of Illinois Plumbing Code (2014)
  • Pontiac Code of Ordinances, as amended
  • Illinois Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC as amended, from time to time)
  • Illinois Radon Resistant Construction Act 420 ILCS 52/1
  • Illinois Accessibility Code, The Americans with Disabilities Act - 2010

* - As Amended

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Snow
Load
Wind
Speed
Topographic
Effects
Seismic
Design
Category
Weathering Frost
Line
Depth
Termite Winter
Design
Temp.
Ice
Shield
Required
Flood
Hazard
Air
Freezing
Index
Mean
Annual
Temp.
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to Heavy
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FEMA
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