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LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

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The Building Department's mission for all Winnebago County residents is to insure your health, safety and welfare in the buildings you live in, work in and visit everyday.


Press Room


December 14, 2015

Contact: Steve Girard


                Winnebago County will be updating their building codes to the ICC 2015 edition.


                This will include:                 2015 International Building Code

                                                                2015 International Residential Code

                                                                2014 National Electric Code

                                                                2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code

                                                                2015 International Plumbing Code

                                                                2015 International Mechanical Code

                                                                2015 International Fuel Gas Code

                                                                2015 International Fire Code

                                                                2015 Illinois State Energy Conservation Code

                                                                2015 International Property Maintenance Code


                Copies of these codes are available now for review in the County Clerk's office at:


                                                                404 Elm St.

                                                                Rm 104

                                                                Rockford, IL  61101


                Published on 12/14/15.


Contact Us:

Winnebago County Building Department*

404 Elm Street, Room 403

Rockford, IL  61101

(*located within the Regional Planning and Economic Development Department.)


Phone:  815-319-4350

Fax:  815-319-4351


Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


**Permits issued from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.**

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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