Building / Zoning Permits & Codes

Before you start construction, learn about the necessary permits and rules for building and zoning in Champaign County.

Resources online

Best local links

Resources at the library

Check the catalog
Search the catalog under Any Keyword or Subject Keyword . Try a general search, such as ordinances .

Browse the shelves at these Dewey (shelf) numbers
345s – legal guides to building codes

Books to use only at the library (reference books)

  • International Building Code, 2009 (Nonfiction/343.73/Int)
  • Illinois Plumbing Code, 2004 (Nonfiction/343.773/Ill)
  • NEC 2008, National Electrical Code (Reference/R/343.73/Nat)
  • International Residential Code, 2009 (Reference/R/343.73/Int)
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2009 (Reference/R/343.73/Int)
  • International Fire Code, 2009 (Reference/R/343.73/Int)
  • International Mechanical Code, 2009 (Reference/R/343.73/Int)