Electrical Board


The Electrical Board shall advise the County Executive and aid in the supervision and enforcement of any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to the authority of Chapter 317 of the Laws of Maryland 1976, and the Board shall act as an appeals board concerning matters arising under the Electrical Code and any licensing provisions, and shall perform such other related functions as delegated from time to time by the County Executive. This board also reviews applicants for the master electrician examination to make sure they meet the requirements to take the examination and grade the examinations after the exam in given.


Division of Planning & Permitting
Department of Permits and Inspections
30 N. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Current Board Members

  • Charles A. Horn-Chairperson (Electrician Representative)
  • Scott Mercer (Electrician Representative)
  • Paul Donaghue (Electrician Representative)
  • Dave Clements (At-Large Representative)
  • Sheldon Davis (At-Large Representative)

Length of Term for Board Members

  • 5 years with staggered terms

Electrical Board Meetings and Hearings

The Board meets at such times as may be necessary, but at least 4 times a year in relationship to the master electricians' examination.


Send written requests for Electrical Board consideration to:
Frederick County Electrical Board Secretary
30 N. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701