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Code Requirements
Overview
The Code of Calvert County requires that residential and commercial structures comply with the following code / standards.


Code Type
Code / Standards
Local Amendments
 Accessibility Code Maryland Accessibility Code: MAC 2012
(ref: COMAR 05.02.02)
 
Building - Residential
2009 International Residential Code
View the International Code Council website
View Calvert County Code
Building - Commercial
2009 International Building Code
View the International Code Council website
View Calvert County Code
Electric
2011 National Electric Code View Calvert County Code
Fire
Fire Codes and Regulations are administered by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
Gas
2012 NFPA 58 Liquid Petroleum Gas Code
(effective 3/1/14)

Gas 2012 NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code
(effective 3/1/14)
 
Grading
1993 Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance
View the Public Works Department website
View the Calvert County Code
Life Safety
Life Safety Codes and Regulations are administered by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
Livability
1988 Minimum Livability Code View Calvert County Code
Plumbing
2012 NSPC Illustrated Plumbing Code
(effective 3/1/14)
Plumbing
1972 Calvert County Amendments to NSPC

Copies
Copies of the Building, Electrical, and Plumbing Codes are available for sale in the Inspections and Permits office.

Code Book
Code / Standards
Cost
Building - Residential 2009 International Residential Code $75
Building - Commercial 2009 International Building Code $90
 Local Amendments to IBC/IC 2011 Calvert County Amendments to IBC/IRC $5
Electric 2011 National Electrical Code $85
 Local Amendments to NSPC  2012 Calvert County  Amendments to NEC  $5
Fire Fire Codes and Regulations are administered by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website

View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
Gas 2012 NFPA 58 Liquid Petroleum Gas Code
(effective 3/1/14)
$50
Gas  2012 NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code
(effective 3/1/14)
$50
Grading 1993 Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance
View the Public Works Department website
Copies available in the Department of Public Works
Life Safety
Life Safety Codes and Regulations are administered by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
View the Office of the State Fire Marshal website
Livability 1988 Minimum Livability Code $6
Plumbing 2012 NSPC Illustrated Plumbing Code
(effective 3/1/14)
$80
Plumbing 1972 Calvert County Amendments to NSPC $3
 Local Amendments to NSPC 1972 Calvert County Amendments to NSPC $3



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