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(20 ILCS 3125/10)
"Board" means the Capital Development Board.
"Building" includes both residential buildings and commercial buildings.
"Code" means the latest published edition of the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code as adopted by the Board, excluding published supplements but including the amendments and adaptations to the Code that are made by the
"Commercial building" means any building except a building that is a residential building, as defined in this Section.
"Department" means the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
"Municipality" means any city, village, or incorporated town.
"Residential building" means (i) a detached one-family or 2-family dwelling or (ii) any building that is 3 stories or less in height above grade that contains multiple dwelling units, in which the occupants reside on a primarily permanent basis, such as a townhouse, a row house, an apartment house, a convent, a monastery, a rectory, a fraternity or sorority house, a dormitory, and a rooming house; provided, however, that when applied to a building located within the boundaries of a municipality having a population of 1,000,000 or more, the term "residential building" means a building containing one or more dwelling units, not exceeding 4 stories above grade, where occupants are primarily permanent.
(Source: P.A. 96-778, eff. 8-28-09; 97-1033, eff. 8-17-12.)