Current Codes

Codes for Frederick County
The complete Frederick County Code of Ordinances including Building, Electrical, Plumbing Amendments, Excise Tax Ordinance, Impact Fee Ordinance, etc. 

Beginning August 15, 2015: New Building, Electrical and Plumbing Codes will be in effect.
 Building Code
     2015 ICC Building Code (IBC) w/ amendments
    2015 ICC Residential Code (IRC) w/ amendments
 Electrical Code
     2014 NEC National Electrical Code
 Plumbing Code
     2015 ICC International Plumbing Code (IPC) with amendments
    2015 ICC International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) including amendments
    2015 ICC International Mechanical Code (as referred by the IBC 2015)

Effective Until August 15, 2015
 Building Code
Building Code
  • 2012 ICC International Building Code (IBC) w/amendments
  • 2012 ICC International Residential Code (IRC) w/amendments
Electrical Code
Electrical Code
  • 2011 NEC National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
Plumbing Code
Plumbing Code
  • 2012 ICC International Plumbing Code (IPC) with amendments
Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 ICC International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) including amendments
Mechanical Code Referenced
  • 2012 ICC International Mechanical Code (as referenced by the IBC 2012)
Fire Code
LIFE SAFETY CODE
Accessibility Code
ENERGY CODE
  • 2012 ICC International Energy Conservation Code
REHABILITATION CODE
STATE OF MARYLAND BUILDING STANDARDS