Current Building Codes
Chapter 170 of the Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances of Carroll County contains applicable amendments to the county’s adopted building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, accessibility, and fire codes. You will also find a list of the codes enforced in the county, some adopted with amendments and some without as mandated by state law. New codes were adopted by the Board of County Commissioner and took effect on January 1, 2020. All permit applications received after this date should be designed according to this document.
International Code Council- Free view of adopted codes. Refer to Chapter 170 for specifically adopted I-codes
If you have any questions about compliance with codes, please call the Bureau of Permits and Inspections at 410-386-2674.
Public Hearing – Chapter 170, Construction Codes to be held on Thursday, August 3, 2023.
Recommended Construction Code Changes for Public Hearing are available here.