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what municipalities require residential sprinklers?

DWM

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we are evaluating how the installation will impact new home construction, i am wondering what chicago suburbs require res.sprinklers?? VS drywalling bsmnt cielings

thanks!!
 

mjesse

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I did a survey of the north and northwest suburbs. Not sure if that's relevant to you.

I can email you my results if you'd like (PM me)

mj
 

fatboy

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In the 2012 IRC, it is an option for either sheetrock, solid sawn lumber, or sprinklers in the basement only. Is Chicago that much different?

Welcome to the forum!
 

TJacobs

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fatboy said:
In the 2012 IRC, it is an option for either sheetrock, solid sawn lumber, or sprinklers in the basement only. Is Chicago that much different? Welcome to the forum!
Yes, a lot of suburban amendments requiring 13D.
 

cda

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fatboy said:
In the 2012 IRC, it is an option for either sheetrock, solid sawn lumber, or sprinklers in the basement only. Is Chicago that much different? Welcome to the forum!
chicago different???? are you kidding????? maybe not different except when it comes to politics and everything politics are invovled with in chicago
 
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