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File #: 21-3425    Version: 1 Name: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY BUILDING CODE AND OTHER RELEVANT CODE PROVISIONS
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: Zoning and Building Committee
On agenda: 6/24/2021 Final action: 7/29/2021
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT COOK COUNTY BUILDING CODE AND OTHER RELEVANT CODE PROVISIONS BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that An Ordinance authorizing comprehensive amendments to Cook County's Buildings and Building Regulations Code, also known as the Cook County Building Code or Building and Environmental Ordinance. Chapter 102 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: WHEREAS, Section 6(a) of Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois provides that "a County which has a Chief Executive Officer elected by the electors of the County
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), PETER N. SILVESTRI
Attachments: 1. Code Adoption 2021 Cover Letter, 2. 2021-05-18 Revised Ordinance for Adoption
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

COOK COUNTY BUILDING CODE AND OTHER RELEVANT CODE PROVISIONS

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that An Ordinance authorizing comprehensive amendments to Cook County's Buildings and Building Regulations Code, also known as the Cook County Building Code or Building and Environmental Ordinance. Chapter 102 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows:

WHEREAS, Section 6(a) of Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois provides that "a County which has a Chief Executive Officer elected by the electors of the County ... (is) a Home Rule Unit" and The County of Cook, Illinois (the "County"), has a Chief Executive Officer elected by the electors of the County and is therefore a Home Rule Unit and may, under the power granted by said Section 6(a) of Article VII of the Constitution of 1970, exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, Cook County originally passed the Cook County Building Ordinance on March 11, 1949 and approved comprehensive amendments to the Building Ordinance on June 2, 1997 and September 9, 2015; additional amendments have been approved by the Cook County Board of Commissioners from time to time; and

WHEREAS, the Cook County Chapter 102 Buildings and Building Regulations, Article III, shall be replaced with the following comprehensive Code amendments that are attached hereto which recognize the following standards: 2021 International Building Code, 2021 International Residential Code, 2018 International Energy Conservation Code, 2021 International Mechanical Code, 2021 International Fire Code and 2021 International Existing Building Code; and

WHEREAS, the nothing in the revised code provisions shall be construed so as to conflict with applicable Federal or State Laws, rules or regulations. Nothing in the revised code shall authorize the department to impose any duties or obligations in conflict with limitat...

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