Combined Codes/Ordinances

Division of Construction / Division of Permitting

NOTICE:  On December 15, 2015, The Washington County Board of County Commissioners voted to adopt the 2015 Building Code for Washington County, effective March 1, 2015. Please see the adopted codes below.

Building Codes

Maryland Building Performance Standards

Maryland Accessibility Code
PDF File2015 International Existing Building Code

Fire Prevention Code

2012 NFPA 1 Fire Code (National Fire Protection Assoc.) with Amendments per State Code:

Life Safety Code

2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code (National Fire Protection Assoc.) with Amendments per State Code:

Electrical Code

2014 NEC – Natl. Electrical Code

Mechanical Codes

2015 IFGC – Intl. Fuel Gas Code

2015 IMC – Intl. Mechanical Code

Plumbing Code

2015 IPC – Intl. Plumbing Code




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