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.      
Beginning January 1, 2016: New Fire Code (NFPA1) and Life Safety Code (NFPA101) will be in effect.
 
Building Code
  
Building Code
     2015 ICC Building Code (IBC) w/ amendments
     2015 ICC Residential Code (IRC) w/ amendments

Electrical Code  
Electrical Code
     2014 NEC National Electrical Code

Plumbing Code
  Plumbing Code
      2015 ICC International Plumbing Code (IPC) with amendments
Fuel Gas Code
      2015 ICC International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) including amendments
Mechanical Code Referenced
      2015 ICC International Mechanical Code (as referred by the IBC 2015)
  
Fire Code
        
2015 NFPA 1 Fire Code (National Fire Protection Association) w/amendments, per               State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code.    
  
        2015 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code (National Fire Protection Association) w/amendments, per State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code.    
           New State Amendments: State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code

ACCESSIBILITY CODE
           
Chapter 11, IBC 2012 -or- Maryland Accessibility Code, COMAR Section May 2, 2002 

ENERGY CODE
             2012 ICC International Energy Conservation Code 

REHABILITATION CODE
        
 Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code COMAR May 16, 2011  

STATE OF MARYLAND BUILDING STANDARD
        
 Maryland Building Performance Standards COMAR May 2, 2007