Residential Units

This is Chapter 13-64 of the Chicago Code, titled “Residential Units.” It is part of Title 13, titled “Buildings And Construction.” It contains 32 laws. It’s comprised of the following 32 sections.

§ 13-64-010
General requirements
§ 13-64-020
Special enclosures and separations
§ 13-64-022
Exterior wall standards
§ 13-64-030
Basement room areas – Outside air openings
§ 13-64-040
Minimum ventilation
§ 13-64-050
Ceiling heights
§ 13-64-060
Room arrangement
§ 13-64-070
Requirements for habitable basement rooms
§ 13-64-080
Private garages
§ 13-64-090
Stairways
§ 13-64-100
Permitted housing for elderly persons
§ 13-64-110
Desk clerk requirements
§ 13-64-120
Smoke detectors – Required in all residential units.*
§ 13-64-130
Smoke detectors – Location
§ 13-64-140
Smoke detectors – Stairwell installation
§ 13-64-150
Smoke detectors – Standards
§ 13-64-160
Smoke detectors – Battery removal violation – Penalty
§ 13-64-170
Smoke detectors – Intermediate care facility for developmentally disabled – 15 or less
§ 13-64-180
Smoke detectors – Hotels and motels and bed-and-breakfast establishments to provide smoke detectors to serve hearing impaired patrons
§ 13-64-190
Carbon monoxide detectors – Required in residential units
§ 13-64-200
Carbon monoxide detectors – Exemptions
§ 13-64-210
Carbon monoxide detectors – Location
§ 13-64-220
Carbon monoxide detectors – Dwelling units heated by space heaters
§ 13-64-230
Carbon monoxide detectors – Standards – Rules
§ 13-64-240
Carbon monoxide detectors – Battery removal violation – Penalty
§ 13-64-250
Carbon monoxide detectors – Owner's and tenant's responsibilities
§ 13-64-260
Carbon monoxide detectors – Required in Class B institutional and Class C assembly units
§ 13-64-270
Carbon monoxide detectors – Location; Class B institutional and Class C assembly units
§ 13-64-280
Carbon monoxide detectors – Buildings heated by central fossil fuel powered heating unit
§ 13-64-290
Fossil fuel defined
§ 13-64-300
Penalties
§ 13-64-400
Business live/work units