Adopted by the Village Board of Trustees November 2, 1995


Revised Edition: September 6, 2001Revised Edition: December 16, 2011
  • Updates: Chapters 2, 8, 14, 15, 16 and 19 
  • Additions: Cover Page, Table of Contents and Index, Chapter 20
Revised Edition: August 1, 2013
  • Update: Chapter 6
Revised Edition: June 6, 2013
  • Update: Chapter 2
Revised Edition: May 1, 2014
  • Update: Chapter 9
Revised Edition: September 4, 2014
  • Update: Chapter 18
Revised Edition: January 7, 2016
  • Update: Chapter 4
Revised Edition: February 4, 2016
  • Update: Chapter 8 & 16
Revised Edition: May 5, 2016
  • Update: Chapter 9
Revised Edition: October 6, 2016
  • Update: Chapter 9
Revised Edition: March 2, 2017
  • Update: Chapter 10 & 12
Revised Edition: April 13, 2017
  • Update: Chapter 5
Revised Edition: November 2, 2017
  • Update: Chapter 12

Building Codes


Read Chapter 11 of the Village Ordinances first. 

The Village of Downs has adopted building codes based on the International Code Council Codes of 2003.  The following are links to those codes or books that can be purchased: