Building


  • 2018 International Building Code and 2018 International Residential Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-032 with local amendments; effective April 6, 2020): A copy of the 2018 International Building Code and 2018 International Residential Code can be purchased from International Code Council (ICC) office by calling 800-786-4452. For a copy of Harford County Council Bill 19-032, contact the Harford County Council Office at 410-638-3343 or download a copy from the County Council.
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-032 with local amendments; effective April 6, 2020): See above information to obtain a copy of the Code.
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-032 with local amendments; effective April 6, 2020): See above information to obtain a copy of the Code.
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-032 with local amendments; effective April 6, 2020): See above information to obtain a copy of the Code.
  • State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code, COMAR 29.06.01, effective October 7, 2019 (Adoption of NFPA 101) and NFPA1: In publication and available from the Office of the State Fire Marshal:
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
Phone: 800-525-3124
A copy of the State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code can also be downloaded from the MSP site.


Rehabilitation


Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code COMAR 09.12.58: effective March 25, 2019 the 2015 International Existing Building Code will constitute the Maryland Rehabilitation Code by authority of the Public Safety Article, 12-1004, Annotated Code of Maryland.

Accessibility


COMAR .09.12.53 Maryland Accessibility Code can be purchased from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development:
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032-2023
Phone: 410-514-7220

Electrical


2020 National Electric Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-033, effective April 6, 2020, with local amendments thereto). 2020 National Electric Code is available from the National Fire Protection Association:
P.O. Box 9146
Quincy, MA 02269
Phone: 800-344-3555

For a copy of Harford County Council Bill 19-033, contact the Harford County Council Office at 410-638-3343.

Plumbing


  • 2018 International Plumbing Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-034, effective April 6, 2020 with local amendments.) A copy of the 2018 International Plumbing Code can be purchased from International Code Council (ICC) by calling 800-786-4452. For a copy of Harford County Council Bill 19-034, contact the Harford County Council Office at 410-638-3343.
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (Adopted by Harford County Council Bill 19-034, effective April 6, 2020) A copy of the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code can be purchased from International Code Council (ICC) by calling 800-786-4452. For a copy of Harford County Council Bill 19-034, contact the Harford County Council Office at 410-638-3343.

Note: You may download a copy of the building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical or fuel gas code amendments by visiting the County Council website.