What codes does the City of Lockport follow?
  • 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code
  • 2000 International Building Code with amendments
  • 2000 International Mechanical Code with amendments
  • 2000 International Residential Code
  • 2002 National Electric Code with amendments
  • 2015 State Plumbing Code*
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code*
  • *The most current versions of the Illinois Conservation Code & the Illinois State Plumbing Code are required to be followed by Illinois statute

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1. When is a Building Permit required?
2. When is a Building Permit not required?
3. Who is responsible for obtaining a permit?
4. What is the processing time for a permit?
5. What type of payment do you accept?
6. How can I find my plat of survey?
7. What codes does the City of Lockport follow?
8. How long is a permit valid?
9. How can I be sure the contractor I have chosen is trustworthy?
10. Are contractors required to register with the Building Department?
11. I am a homeowner, can I complete work on my own home?
12. What is J.U.L.I.E. and what is the number?
13. What are the swimming pool regulations within the City of Lockport?
14. Why is a street bond required for my project?