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

           
            2015 IBC, Chapter 11 (also refers to A117.1-2009); except where the provisions of the Maryland Accessibility Code, January 1, 2012, COMAR Section 05.02.02, are more stringent in which case they would apply.



ENERGY CODE

             2015 ICC International Energy Conservation Code 


REHABILITATION CODE
        

 Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code COMAR April 1, 2013

STATE OF MARYLAND BUILDING STANDARD
        

 Maryland Building Performance Standards COMAR January 1, 2015