BALTIMORE CITY
http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/
BALTIMORE 21202
Listing updated by Barbara Karpel, Baltimore Bar Library

NOTE: The Charter, Code, Code of Public Local Laws, and Rules of the City Council are available online from the Baltimore Legislative Reference web page: http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us/government/legislative/index.html The online versions are generally the most up-to-date available.

All of the following publications are available as listed below, unless otherwise noted.
To Order:
Check Payable to: Director of Finance
Mail to:
Baltimore City Department of Legislative Reference
626 City Hall
100 N. Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: 410-396-4730 (Anita Evans)
Fax: 410-396-8483


CODE:
Baltimore City Code
Published: 2000 (4 looseleaf binders)
Cost: $250.00 + $5.75 postage and handling
Supplemented: Suppl. #1 (7/2000)
Cost: $21.50 + $1.25 shipping and handling
Suppl. #2 (7/2002)
$46.50 + $1.25 shipping and handling
Suppl. #3 - NOT YET AVAILABLE: "At Printer" as of 11/2003

Superseded edition(s):
1996: Interim Supplement
1995: Cumulative Supplement (2 v.)
1983
1976
1966
1950
1927
1906
1893
1892
1879
1869


CODE OF PUBLIC LOCAL LAWS
Code of the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City (Article 4 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Maryland) - 1979 edition
[from title page; cover and spine read 1980]
Published: 1980 (Softbound)
Cost: $27.50 + $2.75 postage and handling
Supplemented: 1997/2000
Cost: $13.50 + $2.75 postage and handling
To order: See above

Superseded edition(s):
1979
1976
1969
1949
1938
1927


CHARTER

Charter of Baltimore City, 1996 edition: Containing all amendments through July 31, 1996
Cost: $49.50 + $3.75 postage and handling
To order: See above

Superseded edition(s):
1993
1990
1964
1949
1946:
1938
1927
1915
1900
1898
1893
1890


BUILDING CODE

International Building Code (2000)
Supplemented: Building, Fire, and Related Codes of Baltimore City 2003
Format: Softbound or Binder Inserts
Cost: $39.50 + $3.75 shipping and handling
To Order: See above
For information:
Mr. Michael Hartman
General Supervisor of Inspections
Telephone: 410-396-3482
Superseded edition(s):
1997
1994
1990
1987
1985
1982
Official Supplement
1978
1966
1962
1955
1950
1941
1908


HOUSING CODE: Now part of the 4-volume Code
Superseded edition(s)
1997

SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS:
Available on the City Website http://www.ci.baltimore.md.us Select "Government", then "Planning ", then "Maps and Publications"
Published: 1968
Cost: Free
Last Revised: May 6, 1999
To order: Write or call:
Baltimore City Planning Commission
Department of Planning
417 E. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 2l202
Telephone: (410) 396-4329
For information: 410-396-8337 (Gary Cole, City Planner)
Holdings
NOTE: The Commission strongly urges that a copy be picked up on the 8th floor, 417 E. Fayette Street


ZONING CODE: Now part of the 4-volume Code. Can also be purchased separately
Published: 2000 Compact Edition
Cost: Looseleaf: $55.50 + $2.75 shipping and handling; Binder Inserts: $12.50 + $1.25 shipping and handling
Supplement: #2 (through June 30, 2005) $15.50 + $2.75 shipping and handling)
To order: See above

Superseded edition(s):
1996
1994
1990
1988
1984
1983
1980
1979
1977
1976
1974
1972
1971
1966
1958
1956
1953
1942
1931


PLUMBING CODE
:
National Standard Plumbing Code, 2001
City Code Reference: Ordinance 02-475, effective January 1, 2003

MECHANICAL CODE:
International Mechanical Code, 2000
City Code Reference: Ordinance 02-475, effective January 1, 2003

FIRE PREVENTION CODE:
Consists of:
1) International Fire Code, 2000
2) building, Fire and Related Codes of Baltimore City, 2003
To order: SEE above
For information:
Chief Theodore Sanders
Baltimore City Fire Prevention Bureau
414 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: 410-396-7547

Superseded edition(s):
1997
1994
1982
1967


ELECTRICAL CODE:
National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), 1999
City Code Reference: Ordinance 02-475, effective January 1, 2003
For information: See Building Code


RULES OF THE CITY COUNCIL (1999-2004 COUNCILMANIC SESSION)
Available on the Web: http://cityservices.baltimorecity.gov/charterandcode/Council%20Rules/CouncilRules.pdf
Cost: Softbd/Reg.: $12.50 + $2.75 postage and handling
Softbd/Pocket: $14.50 + $2.75 postage and handling


ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
1998-1999 - most recent volumes - 3
Cost: $40.00 (soft) and $50.00 (hardcover) + $4.75 postage and handling
To Order: Contact:
Anita Evans, Librarian
Baltimore Department of Legislative Reference
626 City Hall
100 N. Holliday St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: (410) 396-4730

NOTE: Other Ordinances & Resolutions volumes in print: 1983-84 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1984-85 [$50.00 hard (vols.
1&2), $40.00 soft for each volume 1 and 2)]; 1985-86 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1986-87 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1987-
88 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1988-89 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1989-90 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft); 1990-91 [$50.00
hard (vols. 1&2), $40.00 soft for each volume 1 and 2)]; 1991-92 ($50.00 hard, $40.00 soft), 1993-94 ($50.00 hard, $40.00
soft); 1995-96; 1996-97; 1997-98 (2 vols.)


OTHER CONSTRUCTION-RELATED CODES:

ENERGY CODE
International Energy Conservation Code, 2000
Order from publisher

MUNICIPAL HANDBOOK:
Published: June 1, 1990
To order: No longer available, Legislative Reference


OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Baltimore Acts of Assembly, 1729-1830

Baltimore City Ethics Laws, 1997
Cost: $15.50 + $2.75 postage and handling
Supplemented: 2000 (free)
To order: See above, page 1

Baltimore City Guide to Laws Covering Tenant-Landlord Relations in the City and the State, 1983

Baltimore City Real Estate Tax Assessment(current)

Baltimore City Reports, v. 1-4 (1888 - 1928)

Baltimore City Supplement to the State Forest Conservation Manual

Baltimore’s Development Program, 1993-98

Digest of Baltimore Ordinances and Regulations , 1992
Supplemented: None
To order: No longer available.

Digest of Police Ordinances and Regulations
Published: 1992
To Order: No longer Available

Index to Opinions of the City Solicitor
1903 - 1931
1911 - 1926
1931 - 1963

Laws and Ordinances Relating to Baltimore Harbor, 1952

Legislative Drafting and Procedures Manual
Published: 1997
To Order: No longer available

Opinions of the City Solicitor

Ordinances and Resolutions, 1797 -

Rules and Regulation of the Board of Liquor Licensing

Rules of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Rules of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1947

Specifications for Materials, Highways, Bridges, etc.
1979
1974
1969
1951