Zoning & Building Codes

Zoning and Building Codes

  • Code Enforcement practice for the City of Dixon follows the 2003 International Building Code.
  • Fire Protection is covered under the 2003 International Fire Code.
  • Electrical is covered under the 2005 NFPA National Electric Code.
  • Mechanical is covered under the 2003 International Mechanical Code.
  • Plumbing is covered under 1998 Illinois State Plumbing Code.
  • Property maintenance is covered under 1996 BOCA National Property Maintenance Code.
  • Dwelling is covered under 1995 CABO One and Two Family Dwelling Code.
Zoning and zoning practice varies from city to city and for the unincorporated areas of Lee County. The codes listed above are for the City of Dixon.  To determine local practice for other specific Lee County locations contact John Thompson at the Lee County Industrial Development Association Office at 815.284.3361 or one of the Mayor offices listed on this wesbsite to be referred to any local building official for information.