Beginning June 17, 2008, the City of Crystal Lake began applying the following building codes. Click on the links below to view the City's amendments.
Copies of the International Building Codes, Illinois Plumbing Code, National Electric Code, and the Illinois Accessibility Code are available for review in the Building Division at the Municipal Complex. The International Codes are available for purchase from the International Code Council.
General Structural Design Criteria for the City of Crystal Lake Ground Snow Load: 30 Frost Depth-: 42 inches Wind Load: 90 mph Wind Exposure: B (Some areas C) Seismic: B Weathering: Severe Winter design temperature: 6500 Air freezing index: 1500-2000
Building Permit Fees Building permit fees are established by the Permit Fee Ordinance in the City Code. The fees are based on the type of project and the information provided with the permit appliction. Building permit fees are due at the time of permit issuance.
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