Chapter 6 – Building Code

Article 1.  General Provisions.

Sec. 6-100.      Purpose.  [back to top]

The purpose of this Chapter is to establish the minimum regulations governing the design, construction, alteration, enlargement, repair, demolition, removal, maintenance and use of all buildings and structures; providing for the issuance of permits, collection of fees, making inspections; providing penalties for the violations thereof; and declaring and establishing other safety-related matters.

Sec. 6-101.      Adoption of Codes.  [back to top]

There are hereby adopted, for the above-mentioned purpose, the following Codes, which shall be the Code of the Village of Addison, except as hereinafter supplemented or amended by Articles 1 through 15 hereof:

(A)       The International Building Code - 2012 including Appendices C, F, I, K, excluding Chapters 11 and 29.

 

(B)       The International Residential Code - 2012 including Appendices A, B, C, E, F, G, H, J, K, M, excluding Chapters 25 and 33.

 

(C)       The International Fuel Gas Code - 2012 including Appendices A, B and C.

 

(D)       The International Mechanical Code - 2012 including Appendix A.

 

(E)       The International Fire Code - 2012 including Appendices B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J.

 

(F)       The Illinois Energy Conservation Code.

 

(G)       The National Electrical Code - 2011, NFPA 70.

 

(H)       The Illinois Accessibility Code - 1997, as published by the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.

 

(I)        The Illinois Plumbing Code, as published by the State of Illinois, as now existing or hereafter amended. (Ord. 16-02)

 

(J)        The following elevator/escalator standards:

 

Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (ASME A17.1-2007/CSA B44-07).

 

            Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (ASME A17.1-2007/CSA B44.7-07).

 

            Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks (ASME A17.2-2004).

 

Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators (ASME A17.3-2005).

 

Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts (ASME A18.1-2005).

 

Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors (ASME QEI-1-2004).

 

            Safety Requirements for Personnel Hoists and Employee Elevators (ANSI A10.4-2004).

 

Automated People Mover Standards (ASCE 21-2000).

(K)       The International Property Maintenance Code – 2012, including Appendix A when authorized in writing by the Building Official.

Except as otherwise amended or supplemented by Articles 1 through 15 of this Chapter, each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Codes as hereby referred to shall be and are hereby adopted and made a part hereof as though said Codes were fully set out in this Chapter. 

(L)       International Swimming Pool and Spa Code – 2012.

Sec. 6-102.      Copies of Codes.  [back to top]

Pursuant to 65 ILCS 5/1-3-2, at least 3 copies of each Code shall be filed in the Office of the Village Clerk for public use, inspection and examination.

Sec. 6-103.      References to the Village in Codes.  [back to top]

Whenever the term "name of jurisdiction" or similar term appears in any of the Codes, said term shall be and mean the Village of Addison, DuPage County, Illinois.

Sec. 6-104.      Definitions.  [back to top]

Whenever the following terms appear in any of the Codes, the definitions set forth hereinafter shall apply:

(A)             Building Official/Code Official/Fire Official:   The Director of Community Development shall be known as the Building Official/Code Official/Fire Official.  The duties of the Fire Chief to enforce the adopted and mandated regulations as adopted by the Village of Addison remains in effect as required by the applicable State statutes. 

(B)             Building – Damaged:   Any building that has been damaged by fire, weather, vandalism or other method whether occupied or unoccupied. 

(C)             Building – Vacant:  Any building approved for occupancy that is unoccupied or occupied by unauthorized persons whether unsecured or boarded. 

(D)             Clean Agent System:  A specialty extinguishing system to protect hazardous areas where water can be detrimental.  A clean agent system does not replace the requirements for a full fire suppression system.

(E)              Deputy:  The Building Official is authorized to designate an employee as Deputy Building Official who shall exercise all code related powers of the Building Official during the temporary absence or disability of the Building Official or as directed by the Building Official. 

(F)              Fire Alarm System:  A system consisting of audio/visual devices, manual pull stations, mass notification systems designed for occupant announcements. 

(G)             Fire Detection System:  A system consisting of a series of smoke detectors, heat detectors, or spark/flame detectors designed as an early warning system in case of fire. 

(H)             Fire Protection Signaling System:  A connection of a building fire alarm to a monitoring service. 

(I)                Fire Suppression System:  A sprinkler or other material extinguishing system designed to control/extinguish a fire. 

(J)                Inspection – Partial:   A field check of only part of a scheduled inspection, usually to allow a portion of a certain phase to be checked without approving the entire phase.

(K)             Initial Inspection:  The initial field check of a certain phase or phases of work.

(L)              Outdoor Activity – Major Event:   Any outdoor activity that will have multiple vendors or is a carnival, circus, haunted house, flea market or other attraction for the general public. 

(M)           Outdoor Activity – Minor Event: Any outdoor activity having a single vendor, a single business or limited access by the public. Examples:  activities of a religious organization, grand open of a small business or a one-day promotional event. Private events, held on private properties, not intended for participation by the general public are exempt. 

(N)            Reinspection:  A follow-up field check of work already inspected that failed to achieve complete approval, including checks for construction only partially completed.

Sec. 6-105.      Amendments and Supplements to Codes.  [back to top]

To the extent of any conflict between the provisions, terms or regulations set forth in any of the Codes adopted hereby and the amendments and supplements set forth hereinafter in Articles 1 through 15, the more stringent provision, term or regulation, as determined by the Building Official in his/her reasonable discretion, shall control. All of the plumbing and handicapped standards of the International Codes shall be inapplicable and only those standards of the Addison Building Code, the current Illinois Plumbing Code and the current Illinois Accessibly Code shall be utilized.

Article 2.  Administration.

Sec.  6-201.     Building Permit Processing and Approval.  [back to top]

(A)      Nothing in this Code shall require changes in the plans, construction or designated use of a building or structure or portion thereof for which a lawful permit has been heretofore issued or which has been otherwise lawfully authorized, and the construction of which shall have been actually begun within 90 days after this Code becomes effective and which entire building, structure or improvement shall be completed, as authorized, within the time designated by the Building Official.

(B)       Permits that have been applied for within a 90-day period preceding the adoption of this Code shall not be required to change such plans for compliance with this Code, if revisions or corrections or the issuance of the permit is within the time frames required.

(C)       Projects for multiple buildings and repetitious designs may continue to comply with the existing standards if applied for within 60 days of the adoption of this Code.

(D)             All work required to be approved through a building permit must be completed within the time frame designated on the permit conditions, through the permit approval process. Every permit issued shall become invalid unless the work authorized by such permit is commenced within 90 days after its issuance, or if the work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned for a period of 90 days after the time the work is commenced. The Building Official is authorized to grant, in writing, one or more extensions of time, for periods not more than 30 days each. The extension shall be requested in writing and a justifiable cause demonstrated. 

(E)              Extensions to expired permits will not be considered once citations have been written for the enforcement of the same and until the legal process has been completed.

Sec. 6-202.      Recorded Property.  [back to top]

At the time of applying for a permit for the erection of, alteration of, addition to, change of occupancy, moving or demolition of any building or structure, the applicant shall submit to the Building Official the required number of copies adequate for the complete plan review process, a plat of survey of the lot by an Illinois Registered Land Surveyor showing the dimensions of the same and the position to be occupied by the proposed building, or by the building to be altered or added to, or by the building to be moved thereon, and the position of any other buildings or structures that may be on the lot.  No permit may be issued until satisfactory proof has been submitted that the site is a single lot and the same has been properly recorded.

Sec. 6-203.      Water Supply and Sewage Treatment.  [back to top]

No permit may be issued until satisfactory proof has been submitted that approved water supply and sewage treatment facilities are available and will be connected to as part of the project being authorized and that all private wells and septic systems, no longer authorized, are eliminated in an approved manner.

Sec. 6-204.      Licensed Professionals.  [back to top]

No plans shall be approved for permit unless such plans are signed and sealed either by an architect licensed to practice architecture, as provided by the Illinois Architectural Act, or a structural engineer licensed to practice structural engineering, as provided by the Illinois Structural Engineer Act, or by a registered professional engineer licensed to practice professional engineering as provided by the Illinois Professional Engineering Act. In addition, plans for all new primary residential structures and additions to primary residential structures shall be signed and sealed by an Illinois Registered Architect or Structural Engineer.

Sec. 6-205.      Certificate of Compliance with Code.  [back to top]

It shall be unlawful for any architect or structural engineer or professional engineer or other person permitted under the laws of the State of Illinois to make drawings and plans, to prepare or submit to the Building Official, for his approval, any final drawings or plans for a structure which do not comply with the requirements in building provisions of this Code.  It shall be the duty of the Building Official to require that all drawings and plans submitted to him for approval, for any building or structure, shall be accompanied by a certificate of such architect or structural engineer or professional engineer preparing such drawings and plans, that said drawings and plans comply with the requirements in the building provisions of this Code.

Sec. 6-206.      Work Exempted From Permit.  [back to top]

Building permits shall be required except for the following work, which shall be exempt from the permit requirement: 

a)      Clearing of stoppage or stopping of leaks. 

b)     Electrical repairs and maintenance, minor repair work, including the replacement of lamps or the connection of approved portable electrical equipment to approved permanently installed receptacles. 

c)      Portable cooling equipment. 

d)      Portable evaporative cooler. 

e)      Portable heating appliances. 

f)        Portable ventilation equipment. 

g)      Single family and multi-family driveway seal coating. 

h)      Steam, hot water, cooling equipment piping. 

i)       Prefabricated pools for one and two family dwelling units less than 24 inches in depth and entirely installed above ground. 

j)       Private sidewalk, patios, driveways 40 square feet or less and not part of a means of egress, or not part of an accessible route for the disabled. Only one such exemption will be permitted per site. 

k)     Removal and reinstallation of any Single Family Residential/Multi-Family Residential plumbing fixture without rerouting or adding piping. 

l)        Replacement of branch circuit overcurrent electrical devices. 

m)    Replacement of any minor part that does not alter approval of gas equipment or make such equipment unsafe. 

n)      Temporary testing system. 

o)     Play structures, play houses and similar uses provided the fort area does not exceed 50 square feet.

p)     Window awnings, without signage, that are supported by an exterior wall and that do not project more than 30 inches from the exterior wall they are attached to. 

q)      The installation of any temporary system required for the testing or servicing of electrical equipment or apparatus. 

r)       Steam, hot or chilled water piping within any heating or cooling equipment regulated by this Code. 

s)      Self-contained refrigeration system containing 10 pounds (5 kg) or less of refrigerant and actuated by motors of 1 horsepower (746 W) or less. 

t)       The stopping of leaks in drains, water, soil, waste or vent pipe, provided, however, that if any concealed trap, drain pipe, water, soil, waste or vent pipe becomes defective and it becomes necessary to remove and replace the same with new material, such work shall be considered as new work and a permit shall be obtained and inspection made as provided in this Code. 

u)     The clearing of stoppages or the repairing of leaks in pipes, valves or fixtures and the removal and reinstallation of water closets, lavatories, sinks, dishwashers, showers and bathtubs, in dwelling units, provided such repairs do not involve or require the replacement or rearrangement of valves, pipes or fixtures. 

v)      Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and similar finish work. 

w)    Replacing existing counter tops without increasing or reconfiguring the counter top length or design.

x)      Retaining walls 24 inches or less in height. 

y)     Nonfixed and movable cases, racks, counters and partitions not over 5 feet, 9 inches in height.

Sec. 6-207.      Permit Cards.  [back to top]

Before beginning any work required to have a permit, a permit card must be displayed so that it is easily visible from the public right-of-way at the front of the site and is maintained visible until the project has been authorized completed in writing by the Building Official.

Sec. 6-208.      Existing Building Remodeling, Alterations and Additions.  [back to top]

No existing building or structure shall be added to or altered or repaired when the alterations or repairs are 50% or more of the physical value of the building (based on the most recent assessed valuation), unless the total building or structure meets the requirements of this Code for new construction upon completion of the addition or alteration. For the purpose of calculating percentages, the total shall be all improvement costs accrued within any continuous 30-month period. The fire suppression systems required by the 2012 International Residential Code will not be applicable to this Code section.

Sec 6-209.       Time Limitation of Application. [back to top]

An application for permit for any proposed work shall be deemed to have been abandoned 90 days after the date of filing, unless such application has been pursued in good faith, a permit has been issued or the work is required by a referenced code or notice to correct.  If it is determined by the Building Official that work has not been pursued in good faith, the proposed work shall be deemed abandoned and the permit application, construction documents and other pertinent information will be returned to the applicant.  The Building Official may grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding 90 days each.  The extension shall be requested in writing and a justifiable cause demonstrated. Permit fees for such extensions are applicable. 

Once reviewed and corrections, changes or additional information is requested in writing, the applicant has 30 days to respond as indicated through the review process. 

Failure on the part of the applicant to have a permit issued within 30 days of being notified of the approval is cause for such approval to be invalidated.  Invalid permits are subject to the payment of plan review fees, and reapplication shall be necessary if the requested permit is still desired.

Sec 6-210.       Means of Appeal. [back to top]

Any person directly affected by a decision of the Code Official or a notice or order issued under this Code shall have the right to appeal, provided that a written application for appeal is filed within 10 days after the day the decision, notice or order was served. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this Code or the rules legally adopted there under have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this Code or any related code do not fully apply, or the requirements of this Code or any related code are adequately satisfied by other means. 

Such application shall identify the location of the property, the applicant’s name, address, day time phone number, the Code requirement or notice being questioned and the basis for the appeal. Such appeals must be directed to the inspector, plan examiner or Code Official who initiated the correction order or wrote the report. If not approved by the inspector or plan examiner, the initial appeal and their written comments will be forwarded to the appropriate supervisor for further consideration, and a written response to the initial applicant may be provided if the appeal is allowed. If the appeal is not allowed at the supervisory level, the matter will be forwarded to the Director of Community Development for a final decision. 

Appeals of notice and orders (other than Imminent Danger notices) shall stay the enforcement of the notice and order until a response to the applicant has been issued. 

This section shall supersede any reference for a means of appeal in the adopted model code standards.

Article 3.  Types of Inspections, Surveys, Tests.

Sec. 6-301.      Inspections - Surveys.  [back to top]

The request for any inspection must provide the Building Division a minimum of 24 hours (one business day) in advance, and the Addison Fire Protection District a minimum of 48 hours (two business days) for the following inspections, to schedule the same:

Inspections required under the provisions of this Code shall be made by the Building Official or his duly appointed assistants.  The Building Official may accept reports of inspection of recognized services, after investigation of their qualifications and reliability.  No certificate called for by any provision of this Code shall be issued on such reports unless the same are in writing and signed and dated by a responsible officer of such service. No inspection will be conducted unless a permit card is properly displayed and the approved job copy set of plans is on site and available.  Inspections may be withheld pending the payment of fees associated with the permit.  The following inspections as applicable to the approved permit are mandatory. 

1.                 AIR LEAKAGE:  Inspection shall be made after the building thermal envelope has been sealed to limit infiltration but before the method and materials are concealed.

2.                 BLOWER DOOR TEST:  A test to determine the amount of air leakage on a single family residence by an approved third party. 

3.                 CLEAN AGENT SYSTEMS OPERATION AND INTEGRITY TEST:  Inspection shall be made after the fire suppression systems has been installed and is operational and before any pipes are concealed. 

4.                 DRAIN TILE AND BACKFILL:   Inspection shall be made before backfilling and after footing drain tile and gravel have been placed, walls have been damp proofed and window wells installed. 

5.                 DUCT SEALING:  Inspection shall be made after the ducts have been sealed to limit infiltration but before concealment of the same. 

6.                 ENERGY EFFICENCY:  Inspection shall be made to determine compliance with Chapter 13 of the IBC and shall include, but not be limited to, inspections for: envelope insulation R and U values, fenestration U value, duct system R value, and HVAC and water-heating equipment efficiency. 

7.                  EROSION CONTROL AND GRAVEL ACCESS:  Inspection shall be made before proceeding with any site work, construction grading, excavations or construction. 

8.                 FINAL BUILDING DEMOLITION:  Inspection shall be made after the entire structure and foundation has been removed, all utilities disconnected and all areas disturbed are restored.

9.                 FINAL BUILDING:  Inspection shall be made after all work (electric, structural, H.V.A.C., framing, fire) is completed and before building may be occupied.  Allow five working days for approval of a Certificate of Occupancy. 

10.             FINAL ELECTRICAL SERVICE:  Inspection shall be made after all circuits and the main are labeled and the additional grounding completed. 

11.             FINAL PLUMBING:  Inspection shall be made after all plumbing fixtures have been installed and are operational.

12.             FIRE ALARM ACCEPTANCE TEST:  Inspection shall be made after the fire alarm system has been installed, is fully connected to all centers and is operational. 

13.             FIRE PUMP ACCEPTANCE AND ANNUAL TEST:  Inspection shall be made after the fire pump has been installed, is fully connected to all centers and is operational. 

14.             FIRE RATED ASSEMBLY:  Inspection shall be made before concealing any cavity materials or the initial layer of drywall in multilayer applications. 

15.             FIREPLACE (MASONRY):  Inspection shall be made after fire box is constructed and before construction of chimney. 

16.             FIREPLACE (PRE-FAB):  Inspection shall be made after fire box, chimney and fire stopping are installed and before concealing. 

17.             FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM:  A preconcealment inspection shall be made of all sprinkler system piping. 

18.             FOOTING:  Inspection shall be made before concrete is poured and after footing excavation has been completed and as required reinforcement is in place.  Applies to both formed and trenched footings. 

19.             FOUNDATION WALL:  Inspection shall be made before concrete poured and after forms are installed and reinforcement is in place and all required protection measures are on site ready for application or installation. 

20.              GRADING FINAL:  Inspection shall be made after lot is graded in accordance with the approved site plans, after the topographical survey has been approved. 

21.             GYPSUM OR FIRE RATED CONSTRUCTION:  Inspection shall be made after all lathing and gypsum wall board are in place but before and plaster is applied, or before the wall board joints are taped and finished. 

22.             HOOD AND DUCT SYSTEM TEST:  Inspection shall be made after the fire suppression systems has been installed and is operational and before any pipes are canceled. 

23.             HYDROSTATIC TEST OF THE FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM:  Inspection shall be made after the fire suppression systems has been installed and is operational and before any pipes are concealed. 

24.              INSULATION:  Inspection shall be made before any interior wall finish is applied, after all framing, house wrap, insulation, firestop, and vapor barrier is completed, inspected and the building is made weather tight.

25.              PREINSTALLATION:  Inspection of all rated systems, sprinkler systems using CPVC piping or fire resistive treated lumber.

26.              PRIOR TO ENERGIZING, ELECTRICAL SERVICE:  Inspection shall be made after the installation of the electrical panel, meter trough and ground connection.  The panel shall be open, protected from the elements and accessible to the inspector.  Proper stairs and/or ladders are required for basement access. 

27.              RADON INSPECTION:  Inspection shall be made on the system components before they are concealed. 3 phases of inspection, under slab, rough and final. 

28.              ROUGH ELECTRICAL:  Inspection shall be made before any insulation, vapor barrier or interior wall finish is applied and after the rough electrical installation is completed. 

29.             ROUGH FRAMING:  Inspection shall be made before any insulation, interior or exterior vapor barrier, roof covering or interior wall finish is applied but after all fire stopping is installed and all rough electric, rough H.V.A.C. and rough plumbing are completed, inspected and approved. 

30.             ROUGH H.V.A.C.:  Inspection shall be made before any insulation, vapor barrier or interior wall finish is applied and after the rough H.V.A.C. installation is completed. 

31.             ROUGH PLUMBING:  Inspection shall be made before any insulation, vapor barrier or interior wall finish is applied and after the rough plumbing installation is completed. 

32.             SEWER SERVICE:  Inspection shall be made after the sewer service is in place and connected but before backfilling. 

33.             SLAB INSULATION:  Inspection shall be made after all insulation has been installed and if applicable the drain tile and damp proofing inspection has been approved and before backfilling. 

34.              SLAB:  Inspection shall be made after wire mesh, base material, expansion joints and vapor barrier, if any are installed, and before concrete is poured. 

35.              SPOTTED PLAT OF SURVEY:  Review shall be made after pouring the foundation, a spotted plat of survey showing the exact location of the foundation on the lot and U.S.G.S. top of foundation elevation shown at all corners and steps in the foundation shall be submitted and approved by the Building Official. No framing on the foundation shall be permitted to occur prior to approval of the spotted plat of survey.  (Allow at least 48 hours – two  business days for survey approval).

36.             TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY:  A plat of survey showing exact location of all structures and pavement with grading contour lines shown at one foot elevation intervals in U.S.G.S. elevations shall be submitted and approved by the Building Official or designee. 

37.              UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC:  Inspection shall be made after underground electric is installed but before backfilling. 

38.             UNDERGROUND FLUSH OF THE FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM SERVICE MAIN:  Inspection shall be made after the system is connected to the water main and can provide the required volume and pressure but before it is connected to the fire suppression system. 

39.             UNDERGROUND H.V.A.C.:  Inspection shall be made after underground H.V.A.C. work is installed but before backfilling. 

40.             UNDERGROUND PLUMBING:  Inspection shall be made after underground plumbing is installed but before backfilling. 

41.             WATER SERVICE:   Inspection shall be made after the water service is in place and connected but before backfilling. 

42.             WEATHERPROOFING:  Inspection shall be made before any insulation or interior wall finish is applied, but after all rough inspections are completed, inspected and approved and the roof covering, house wrap, exterior windows and exterior doors are in place.

Sec. 6-302.      Reinspection.  [back to top]

A reinspection is required if any work covered by this Code was performed in a manner or of materials contrary to the applicable Codes or the approved drawings.  A reinspection is also required if the work to be inspected is incomplete or otherwise not ready for inspection.  After work has been corrected or completed, the owner or contractor shall schedule the reinspection with the Building Official, allowing at least a 24-hour notice (1 business day) for the reinspection.  The approved plans shall be on site and the permit card properly displayed before the reinspection is conducted.

Sec. 6-303.      Reinspection Fee.  [back to top]

A reinspection fee as stated in Article 4 shall be charged for any work or phase of construction not approved or only partially approved.  The reinspection fee shall be paid prior to scheduling the reinspection for which the fee is due.

Article 4.  Fees.

Sec. 6-401.      Payment of Fees.  [back to top]

Before the Building Official shall issue a building permit required by Code, the following fees, as they apply, shall be paid to the Village of Addison. For fee calculations, the square footage for an alteration shall be based on the area actually altered. If such an area cannot be calculated such as an electrical service revision, then the minimum fee shall be charged.  The following fees shall be charged for the review of plans, inspections and associated costs pursuant to the provisions of this Code.

Sec. 6-402.      Single Family Residential - Detached.  [back to top]

Sec. 6-402.1.   Plan Examination.

New; for each 3,000 square feet or fraction thereof $200.00
Additions; for each 3,000 square feet or fraction thereof $100.00
Alterations; for each 3,000 square feet or fraction thereof $50.00
Accessory; per structure $25.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.  
Elevator Consultant – per unit $130.00
Engineering (single unit, single site)  $200.00

Sec. 6-402.2.   Permits (only charged for new construction and additions)

New (for each 1,000 square feet or fraction thereof) $600.00
Additions (for each 500 square feet or fraction thereof) $200.00

 Sec. 6-402.3.   Inspections.

New (each building inspection) $50.00
Additions (each building inspection) $50.00
Alterations (each building inspection) $25.00
Accessory (each building inspection) $25.00
Plumbing (each) $50.00
Elevator Inspections (each) $130.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees.

Sec. 6-402.4.   Certificate of Occupancy (each)

New Construction
Final $200.00
Temporary $100.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Additions
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Change of Use
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
   
Sec. 6-402.5.    Construction Water (new construction only)

$50.00

Sec. 6-402.6.    Water Meters shall be determined in part by the market price for such meters, as the Village may direct.

Sec. 6-402.7.    Flat Fees. 

Flat Fee charges include the plan review fee, the permit fee and the initial inspection fees.
Flat Fee permits do not charge for additional plan reviews but do charge for reinspections, partial inspections and additional inspections at the rate of $25.00 each.

Central Air-conditioning (with existing duct work) $100.00
Deck $100.00
Detached garage $150.00
Detached garage and driveway $200.00
Demolition – primary structure $300.00
Demolition – accessory structure $50.00
Door(s) Replacement $50.00
Driveway (new or replacement) $100.00
Fence $50.00
Furnace (with existing duct work) $100.00
Moving a building across a public right of way $500.00
Patio (new or replacement) $100.00
Re-roofing $50.00
Re-siding $50.00
Sheds $50.00
Swimming Pool – above ground (no heat included) $100.00
Swimming Pool – above ground (heat included) $150.00
Water Heater $50.00
Water Softener $50.00
Window(s) Replacement $50.00

Sec. 6-402.8.    Permit Extensions.

New (each) $50.00
Additions (each) $50.00
Alterations $25.00
Accessory $25.00

Sec. 6-402.9.    Outdoor Activities.

Sec. 6-402.9.1. Plan Examination.

Outdoor Activity permits (initial major events) $200.00
Outdoor Activity permits (initial minor events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat major events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat minor events) $50.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.

Sec. 6-402.9.2. Inspections.

Setup Inspection (major events) $150.00
Setup Inspection (minor events) $50.00
Final Inspection (major events) $50.00
Final Inspection (minor events) $25.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees.

Sec. 6-402.10. Water Usage. 

If allowed, all water will be metered by the Public Works Department.

Sec. 6-403.      Single Family Residential - Attached.  [back to top]

Sec. 6-403.1.   Plan Examination.

New (per dwelling unit) $150.00
Additions (per dwelling unit) $100.00
Alterations (per dwelling unit) $50.00
Accessory $25.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.
Elevator Consultant – per unit $130.00
Engineering – per dwelling unit $150.00

Sec. 6-403.2.   Permits.

New (per each 500 sq. ft. per each dwelling unit) $250.00
Additions (per each 500 sq. ft. per each dwelling unit) $200.00
Alterations (per unit or common area) $50.00
Accessory $25.00

 Sec. 6-403.3.   Inspections.

New (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Additions (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Alterations (each building inspection per unit) $25.00
Accessory (each building inspection) $25.00
Plumbing (each plumbing inspection per unit) $50.00
Elevator Inspections (each elevator) $130.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees

Sec. 6-403.4.   Certificate of Occupancy (per dwelling unit)

New Construction
Final $200.00
Temporary $100.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Additions
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Change of Use
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Sec. 6-403.5.     Construction Water (new construction only/unit) $50.00

Sec. 6-403.6.    Water Meters shall be determined in part by the market price for such meters, as the Village may direct.

Sec. 6-403.7.     Flat Fees (per dwelling unit or common area)

Flat Fee charges include the plan review fee, the permit fee and the initial inspection fees.
Flat Fee permits do not charge for additional plan reviews but does charge for reinspections, partial inspections and additional inspections at the rate of $25.00 each.

Central Air-conditioning (with existing duct work) $100.00
Deck/Balcony $100.00
Demolition – primary structure $500.00
Demolition – accessory structure $50.00
Door(s) Replacement $50.00
Driveway $100.00
Fence $50.00
Furnace (with existing duct work) $100.00
Moving a building across a public right of way $500.00
Patio (new or replacement) $100.00
Re-roofing (per dwelling unit) ($200.00 maximum) $50.00
Re-siding (per dwelling unit) ($200.00 maximum) $50.00
Sheds $50.00
Water Heater $50.00
Water Softener $50.00
Window(s) Replacement $50.00

Sec. 6-403.8.    Permit Extensions.

New (each) $50.00
Additions (each) $50.00
Alterations $25.00

Sec. 6-403.9.    Outdoor Activities.

Sec. 6-403.9.1. Plan Examination.

Outdoor Activity permits (initial major events) $200.00
Outdoor Activity permits (initial minor events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat major events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat minor events) $50.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.

Sec. 6-403.9.2. Inspections.

Setup Inspection (major events) $150.00
Setup Inspection (minor events) $50.00
Final Inspection (major events) $50.00
Final Inspection (minor events) $25.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees.

Sec. 6-404.      Multi-Family Residential.  [back to top]

Sec. 6-404.1.   Plan Examination.

New (per dwelling unit/community room) ($400.00 min.) $100.00
Additions (per unit/common area) $100.00
Alterations (per unit or common area) $50.00
Accessory $50.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.
Plumbing Consultant See current fee schedule
Elevator Consultant – per unit $130.00
Engineering – per dwelling unit $100.00

Sec. 6-404.2.   Permits.

New (for each 500 square feet or fraction thereof) $300.00
Additions (per each 500 square feet or fraction thereof) $100.00
Alterations $50.00
Accessory $50.00

Sec. 6-404.3.   Inspections.

New (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Additions (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Alterations (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Accessory (each building inspection) $50.00
Plumbing (each plumbing inspection per unit) $50.00
Elevator Inspections (each elevator) $130.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees

Sec. 6-404.4.   Certificate of Occupancy (per building)

New Construction
Final $200.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Additions
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Change of Use
Final $100.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Sec. 6-404.5.    Construction Water (new construction only/unit) $100.00

 
Sec. 6-404.6.    Water Meters shall be determined in part by the market price for such meters, as the Village may direct.

Sec. 6-404.7.    Flat Fees.

Flat Fee charges include the plan review fee, the permit fee and the initial inspection fees.
Flat Fee permits do not charge for additional plan reviews but does charge for reinspections, partial inspections and additional inspections at the rate of $50.00 each.

Central Air-conditioning (with existing duct work, per unit) $100.00
Deck/Balcony (per unit) $100.00
Detached garage (up to 700 square feet) $150.00
Demolition – primary structure $500.00
Demolition – accessory structure $50.00
Fence $75.00
Furnace (with existing duct work, per unit) $100.00
Moving a building across a public right of way $500.00
Patio (new or replacement per unit) $100.00
Re-roofing $100.00
Re-siding $100.00
Water Heater/unit (not multi-unit heaters or boilers) $50.00
Window(s) Replacement (per unit) $50.00

 Sec. 6-404.8.    Permit Extensions.

New (each) $50.00
Additions (each) $50.00
Alterations $25.00
Accessory $25.00

Sec. 6-404.9.    Outdoor Activities.

Sec. 6-404.9.1. Plan Examination. 

Outdoor Activity permits (initial major events) $200.00
Outdoor Activity permits (initial minor events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat major events) $100.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat minor events) $50.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.

Sec. 6-404.9.2. Inspections.

Setup Inspection (major events) $150.00
Setup Inspection (minor events) $50.00
Final Inspection (major events) $50.00
Final Inspection (minor events) $25.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees.

Sec. 6-405.      Non-Residential.  [back to top]

Sec. 6-405.1.   Plan Examination.

New (per each 1,000 sf or fraction thereof) ($400.00 min.) $20.00
Additions (per each 1,000 sf or fraction thereof) ($400.00 min) $20.00
Alterations (per unit) $100.00
Accessory $50.00
Plumbing Consultant See current fee schedule
Elevator Consultant – new installation per unit $130.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.
Engineering – Two percent (2%) of the cost of all on-site improvements (i.e.; parking lot, driveway, landscaping, water and sewer utilities, etc.) other than the building.

Sec. 6-405.2.   Permits.

New (per each 1,000 sf or fraction thereof) $800.00
Additions (per each 1,000 sf or fraction thereof) $800.00
Alterations (per each 1,000 sf or fraction thereof) $200.00
Accessory $50.00

Sec. 6-405.3.   Inspections.

New (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Additions (each building inspection per unit) $50.00
Alterations (each building inspection) $50.00
Accessory (each building inspection) $50.00
Plumbing (each plumbing inspection per unit) $50.00
Elevator Inspections (each elevator) $130.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees

Sec. 6-405.4.   Certificate of Occupancy (per building)

New Construction
Final $200.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Additions
Final $150.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Change of Use
Final $150.00
Temporary $50.00
Temporary Extensions $50.00
Sec. 6-405.5.   Construction Water (new construction only/unit) $100.00

Sec. 6-405.6.    Water Meters shall be determined in part by the market price for such meters, as the Village may direct.

Sec. 6-405.7.    Flat Fees. 

Flat Fee charges include the plan review fee, the permit fee and the initial inspection fees.
Flat Fee permits do not charge for additional plan reviews but does charge for reinspections, partial inspections and additional inspections at the rate of $50.00 each.

Central Air-conditioning (with existing duct work) $100.00
Demolition – primary structure $500.00
Demolition – accessory structure $50.00
Fence $100.00
Fuel dispensing units  
  Single hose unit $100.00
  Two hose unit $125.00
  Multiple product - multiple user dispenser unit $150.00
Furnace (with existing duct work) $100.00
Moving a building across a public right of way $500.00
Patio (new or replacement) $100.00
Re-roofing $200.00
Re-siding $200.00
Underground fuel tank installation $300.00
Underground fuel tank removal $150.00
Water Heater (not boilers) $100.00
Water Softener $50.00
Window Replacement $100.00

Sec. 6-405.8.    Permit Extensions.

New (each) $50.00
Additions (each) $50.00
Alterations $25.00

Sec. 6-405.9.    Outdoor Activities.

Sec. 6-405.9.1.  Plan Examination.

Outdoor Activity permits (initial major events) $300.00
Outdoor Activity permits (initial minor events) $150.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat major events) $150.00
Outdoor Activity permits (repeat minor events) $100.00
Additional or preliminary reviews are 1/2 of the normal review charges.

Sec. 6-405.9.2.  Inspections.

Setup Inspection (major events) $150.00
Setup Inspection (minor events) $50.00
Final Inspection (major events) $50.00
Final Inspection (minor events) $25.00
Reinspections or partial inspections same as original inspection fees.


Sec. 6-406.     Addison Fire District Fees.
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The square footage for the following systems will be based on the total area of the building; regardless of any division created by fire walls, fire partitions or fire separation assemblies.

Sec. 6-406.1.   Fire Code, Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Life Safety Systems.

All Use and Occupancies Classifications as defined in the International Building Code (based on gross floor area).

Under 5,000 square feet $200.00
From 5,000 to 25,000 square feet $300.00
Above 25,000 to 50,000 square feet $400.00
Above 50,000 to 75,000 square feet $500.00
Above 75,000 to 100,000 square feet $600.00
Above 100,000 to 150,000 square feet $700.00
Above 150,000 to 200,000 square feet $750.00
For each 1,000 sq. ft. in excess of 200,000 square feet $10.00

Sec. 6-406.2.  Additional Fees for Fire Suppression Systems.

Fire Pumps $300.00
Standpipes $150.00
RPZ $50.00

 Sec. 6-406.3.  Other Suppression Systems.

Dry Chemical or Clean Agent Systems (based on weight)  
Under 50 pounds $100.00
50 pounds or more $150.00
   
Sec. 6-406.4.   Institutional or Restaurant Hood and Duct Systems. $250.00

Sec.6-406.5.   Partial Reviews shall be based on the following adjustment to the preceding charges:

Life Safety Review Only 50%
Fire Alarm System Only 50%
Fire Suppression System Only 50%


Sec. 6-407.      Security Deposit (Cash Bond).  [back to top]

After the construction, alteration, removal or demolition at the building site has been terminated, and either a certificate of occupancy or certificate of completion has been issued, any holder of a permit may apply to the Building Official for a return of any unused portion of a security deposit. The Building Official shall direct the Village finance director to refund to the holder of the permit any unused portion of the security deposit, without interest; provided, however, that, for each year after the certificate of occupancy has been issued and the security deposit remains unclaimed, an administrative fee shall be charged by the Village in an amount equal to twenty percent (20%) of the original amount of the unclaimed security deposit.
 

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