Location: Room 311, County Office Building



The County Commissioners of Carroll County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in Room 311, Carroll County Office Building, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, to hear public comments on proposed amendments to Chapter 170, Construction Codes, regarding building, electrical, and plumbing codes affected by the State’s adoption of the Maryland Building Performance Standards COMAR 05.02.07 on January 1, 2019.  The County is required to adopt those standards at the local level within twelve months of the State’s adoption.    
The Commissioners may make amendments to the proposed legislation based upon the comments received at the hearing and may do so without further hearing.  Therefore, it is important for interested persons to be present.
The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410-386-3600 or 1-888-302-8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1-800-735-2258 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.
The proposed amendments may be reviewed and copies obtained at the Office of the County Clerk, Carroll County Office Building, 225 North Center Street, Room 300, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, during normal business hours.  The proposed ordinance will also be available on the County website (https://carrollcountymd.gov).   Written comments may be addressed to the County Clerk, 225 North Center Street, Room 300, Westminster, Maryland, 21157 (sreese@ccg.carr.org) and will be considered if received prior to the close of the hearing.  Both oral or written comments may be given at the hearing. Questions should be addressed to Lionel Stickles, Chief, Bureau of Permits and Inspections (lstickles@carrollcountymd.gov), phone 410-386-2674, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157; MD Relay Service 7-1-1/800-735-2258.


Summary of Changes

Chapter 170- Construction Codes