Code Interpretations

The Building Commissioner is authorized to issue formal written intepretations of the Chicago Building Code per Section 13-8-031. These interpretations are enforceable in the same manner as the building code.

A - ADMINISTRATION

B - BUILDING CODE (NEW CONSTRUCTION)

C - CONVEYANCE DEVICE CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

E - ELECTRICAL CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

F - FIRE PREVENTION CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

G - FUEL GAS CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

M - MECHANICAL CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

N - ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

R - REHABILITATION CODE

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

S - SIGN CODE

  • None

T - TRADE LICENSES

  • None

X - MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS

  • None (see A10-2018-001 for effect of clarifications and memos issued prior to 2018)

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