Chicago’s Updated Building Code


Over the next 14 months, the City of Chicago will implement Phase 2 of its building code modernization. New code books will be available by December 1, 2019, from the International Code Council (ICC).

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Using the New Chicago Building Code – presentation by WJE


AIA Chicago is planning to offer workshops on the modernized code in early 2020.