Standards - Revised 04/11
Adopted Codes (with Village amendments):
- International Building Code (2009)
- International Residential Code (2009)
- International Fuel Gas Code (2009)
- International Mechanical Code (2009)
- International Energy Conservation Code (2009)
- International Property Maintenance Code (2009)
- International Existing Building Code (2009)
- National Electric Code (2008)
- Illinois State Accessibility Code (1997)
- Illinois State Plumbing Code (2004)
* REVISIONS – the Village of Minooka building Department
requires a submission letter from the design professional
identifying each change and, or revision. They must be bubbled
or clouded with a key or notation made to match revision block
- An architect or engineer's seal is required on plans
when floor area, measured to the outside surface of the
exterior walls exceeds 1,500 square feet or when
intended for occupancy by 10 or more persons during the
hours of occupation.
- Electrical plans must be prepared by an architect,
engineer, or licensed electrical contractor. Plans must
be sealed and signed by an Electrical Engineer when the
service is 400 amps or more, or exceeds 10K AIC.
- All structural and fire resistive elements shall be
prepared and sealed by an architect or engineer.
- Full height partition and demising walls are
required to allow for roof diaphragm deflection
using approved AISI standard with construction
detail shown on plan.
- Partition walls that exceed 6 ft shall comply
with 03 IBC 1607.13 with bracing detail shown on
- All pre-engineered partition wall systems shall
have all manufacturers details and calculations
submitted with plans and bear the stamp of
- All fire resistive elements shall be done per UL
design and include UL detail with number on plan.
- Tenant improvements shall be constructed by a
licensed contractor in the following commercial license
- General Commercial Contractor
- General Small Commercial Contractor
- Remodeling and Repairs Contractor limited to
- Each contractor must have a current Village license,
bonds and insurance must be up to date and current
- C. BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION
- All projects must have a permit application. All
applicants must supply specific information and certain
declarations regarding the proposed work. The
owner, licensed contractor, or their authorized agent
can complete the application. The following information
must be provided
- Project Information: The address, legal
description or assessor's parcel number, existing
use of the building or property, and a brief
description of the proposed work / project
- Applicant: The name of the person presenting the
- Property Owner: The name and address of the
- Contractor: The name and contractor license
- Applicant Signature: This statement may be
signed by the contractor Owner or agent
- Building permit and Plan Review fees are based on
the Occupancy classification, valuation and square
footage of the project
- CONSTRUCTION PLANS REQUIREMENTS
Provide four copies of the following drawings:
- Floor plan, scale 1/4" = 1'-0"
- Floor plan shall be provided with dimensions
locating new construction, door sizes, means of
egress, egress illumination and other information
specific to the occupancy type.
- Provide cross section of new walls, bulkheads,
soffits and other details as necessary. Specify all
types of materials to be used.
- Show the location(s) of all new plumbing
fixtures and provide fixture specifications
- Drain, waste, vent isometrics, and gas
isometrics w/appliance BTU’s
- Water calculation summary, which shows existing
water meter size (GPM total maximum), a breakdown of
existing & new fixture units & remaining units
- MECHANICAL, Scale: 1/4"= 1'-0"
- Show the location(s) of new and existing
ductwork type and sizes
- Makeup air calculations
- Kitchen hood detail/grease duct dimensions
- Occupancys using type I or II exhaust hoods are
required to have a certified air balance report.
Other occupancies with high exhaust air rates are
also required to have an air balance report, ie:
nail salons, repair garages etc.
- Condensate line locations and termination points
- ELECTRICAL, Scale: 1/4"= 1'-0"
- Identify all new and existing electrical
- Panel schedules shall be summarized and updated
with each submittal, including the calculations. The
panel size, feeder, and over current protection size
shall be sown on the plans
- A complete plan showing the layout of the
proposed electrical wiring for including size of
working clearance at all switch gear and panels and
legends of all symbols used. Exterior egress
discharge lighting per chapter 10, 03 IBC
- Provide fault current calculations and specify
if series rated. If series rated verify 1% motor
load not exceeded.
- Details of panel board, switchboard, and
distribution centers showing type and arrangement of
switches, over current devices.
- The existing load and additional load as
computed in accordance with the code or by other
approved methods. Submitted data shall show the
adequacy of the existing service
- The location, voltage, and horsepower or full
load ampere rating, of every motor
- Medical care facilities including dental,
chiropractic, and physical therapy are to use wiring
methods per NEC Article 517. (No exceptions)
- When adding a meter to an existing S.E.S.
location each meter must be permanently identified
to coincide with the suite or tenant space actually
served through the meter. Sub-panels located within
existing suites and when more than one space is
- Meter I.D. The identification tag at each meter
must provide show the show the suite number, machine
engraved or machine printed on aluminum, brass, or
other approved non-ferrous metal with minimum 1/4
inch high letters. The tag shall be riveted adjacent
to the meter socket and disconnection means.
Identify multiple meters 1 of 2, 2 of 2 etc.
- Sub-Panel I.D. the identification tag at each
sub-panel must show the panel number in consecutive
order (sub-panel 1 of 3, etc) machine engraved or
machine printed on metal or plastic with a minimum
1/4 inch high letters. The tag must be attached
shown on the drawings with screws, rivets or epoxy
on the outside cover
- REST ROOMS, Scale: 1/4" = 1'-0"
- The number and type of required plumbing
fixtures shall comply with IBC Chapter 29
- Accessibility Requirements: Comply with 98 USDJ
- Provide complete rest room details with
- Commercial sheet vinyl floor covering only
allowed with prior approval from the Building
Official (material cut sheets required)
- Ceramic tile floor finish and ceramic cove base
required 6” on to wall
- Hard non-absorbent surface finish is required in
all rest rooms, and kitchen areas. Kitchen areas are
also required to withstand scrubbing, hot wash
procedures and comply with county health ordinance.
- Show existing, new, relocated devices and
- Show existing and new hydraulic calculations for
any new sprinkler heads added in excess of 10.
- Show existing and new battery calculations.
- Provide all licensing information for both
sprinkler and fire alarm contractors.
- A qualified installer shall be present for all
fire alarm and sprinkler inspections.
- All fire alarm and sprinkler must be included
with first plan submittal. Deferred submittal is not
permitted for tenant improvements.
- More specific information can be obtained from
the Minooka fire district (815) 467- 5637
- PREMISES IDENTIFICATION
- ALL numbers including suite numbers must be on
- NO numbers on GLASS except suite numbers.
- Suite numbers shall be on the front and back
- Verify building address size and location
- If located between grade and 11 ft 11 inches the
letters must be a minimum of 6 inches.
- If located above 12 feet from grade, the letters
must be a minimum of 12 inches.
- Visible from street or road fronting the
- Address numbers mounted on monument signs are to
fallow the same size at height ratio, as building
|The Village of Minooka, Illinois
121 East McEvilly Road
Minooka, IL 60447