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File #: 18-999B    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Pass the ordinance amending Chapter 1 (Building Codes) of Title 5 (Building Regulations) of the Naperville Municipal Code adopting the 2018 International Code Council set of codes, including proposed local amendments.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance to CC, 2. Final Significant Changes Master Comment Tracker, 3. MeetingMinutes17-Oct-2018-DRAFT, 4. Public Input Received
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Pass the ordinance amending Chapter 1 (Building Codes) of Title 5 (Building Regulations) of the Naperville Municipal Code adopting the 2018 International Code Council set of codes, including proposed local amendments.
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Allison Laff, AICP, Deputy Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
At their October 17, 2018 meeting, the Building Review Board recommended approval of the adoption of the 2018 International Code Council set of codes, including proposed local amendments (vote 7-0). Staff concurs.

BACKGROUND:
Review to Date
City staff began the process of the 2018 International Code Council (ICC) update in January 2018. At that time, code committees comprised of city staff and representatives from the business, building and residential community, as applicable, reviewed and identified the significant vs. minor changes proposed in the 2018 set of codes. For reference, significant changes are defined as 2018 International Building Codes and amendments that differ from the existing 2012 International Building Code requirements and its local amendments which may cost the builder/developer/owner additional money or effort during a project. Minor changes reflect current policies or practices the building community is already comfortable implementing and therefore will require little or no additional effort during a project.

In addition to review of the proposed changes, certain committees also reviewed issues and concerns identified by the Building Review Board at their August 17, 2017 meeting, including the use of smart technologies in residential buildings, particularly wireless smoke detectors.

Following committee review of the codes, the significant changes were then presented to the Building Review Board (BRB) on two occasions (April 18, 2018 and May 16, 2018).
Staff presented the full list of significant and minor changes to the City...

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