State Adoptions

IPC: Industrialized housing. 2012 IPMC: Minimum Livability Code incorporating the International Property Maintenance Code. Other codes: edition shown may not be in use locally; check with local jurisdiction. The MD Building Performance Standards are based on the 2015 I-Codes. Effective May 2011, Maryland became the first state to legislatively adopt the IgCC.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Existing Building Code
  • International Green Construction Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code


Links to State Adoption Agencies

Codes Administration

State Fire Marshal

Energy Administration

Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene

Maryland Board of Plumbing

Key Contacts

Maryland Codes Administration:
Norman Wang, RA, Director, Building Codes Administration
Division of Labor and Industry
MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032
(410) 514-7444

State Fire Marshal:
Brian Geraci
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 653-8980

State Energy Officer:
Mary Beth Tung, Director
Maryland Energy Administration
1623 Forest Drive, Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 260-7655

Regulatory Boards:
State Fire Prevention Commission
12 N. Jonathan St., Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740-4802
Phone: 877-890-0199
Fax: (301) 739-8785

State Forester:
John R. Griffin
Secretary of Natural Resources
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401-2397
Phone: (410) 260-8101
Fax: (410) 260-8111

Pool adoption agency:
Joshua M. Sharfstein, M.D.
Secretary, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD Keith Tobias
Phone: (410) 767-5783