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Combined Codes & Ordinances

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Combined Codes & Ordinances

Notice: On December 3, 2019, The Washington County Board of County Commissioners voted to adopt the 2018 Building Code for Washington County, effective March 1, 2020. Please see the adopted codes below.

Maryland Building Performance Standards

Fire Prevention & Life Safety Code

2018 NFPA 1 Fire Code & 2018 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code (National Fire Protection Assoc.) with Amendments per State Code:

Mechanical Codes

2018 IFGC – Intl. Fuel Gas Code

2018 IMC – Intl. Mechanical Code

Washington County Administrative Annex

80 West Baltimore Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: 240-313-2460
Fax: 240-313-2461
TTY users: MD Relay 711

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Permit Processing Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 am. – 3:00 p.m.

Same Day Permit Hours:
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Appointment Scheduling Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Note: No appointments between 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

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