FREDERICK COUNTY
http://www.co.frederick.md.us/
COUNTY SEAT: Frederick 21701
Listing updated by the Miles & Stockbridge Library Staff


CODE
Online: http://www.amlegal.com/frederickco_md/
Frederick County Code- General Ordinances of the County
Published: 2004
Supplemented: 2007
To order: Contact
Americal Legal Publishing Corporation
432 Walnut Street, 12th floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
http://www.amlegal.com/pdffiles/frederickco.pdf

Superseded edition(s):
1979
1959
1918

CONSTRUCTION CODES:
ICC International Building Code (IBC 2000), with Amendments by Ordinance #02-06-302
ICC International Fire Prevention Code - as referenced by the IBC 2000
ICC International Mechanical Code - as referenced by IBC 2000
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code (National Fire Protection Association)
Call 301-633-3463 for updating information.
NFPA 1 Fire Prevention Code - 2000(Nationa Fire Protection Association)
Call 301-633-3463 for updating information.
NEC National Electrical Code 2002 (NFIPA 70), adopted by Ordinance #02-08-304
ICC International Plumbing Code 2000 with amendments, adopted by Ordinance #02-08-304
ICC International Fuel Gas Code 2000 (IFGC), excluding Chapter 1, Administration with amendments by Ordinance #02-08-304
Maryland Accessibility Code (COMAR 05.02.2) and Article 83B, §6-102, Annotated Code of Maryland
ICC International Energy Conservation Code 2000 (Commercial only), Chapter 13, Ashrae/IES 93
based on Ashrae/IES 90.1-1989 with revisions through October 7, 1997 including Errata and Addendum 90.1c-1993
ICC International Residential Code 2000 with amendments by Ordinance #02-06-302
ICC International Residential Code 2000, Chapter 11, Energy Efficiency (Residential only) with
amendments by Ordinance #02-06-302
Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code (COMAR 05.16) effective June 1, 2001

Telephone 301-600-1083 (John Picco) or 301-600- 1175 (Hazel Auth) for information.


SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS:
Chapter 1-16 of the Code
Online: http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Maryland/frederickco_md/frederickcountymarylandcodeofordinances?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:frederickco_md
Published: Reprinted, including amendments 1992
Cost: $3.00
Supplemented: 2002
To order:
Check payable to: Frederick County, Maryland
Mail to:
Frederick County, Maryland
Development Review Planning Section
30 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301-600-1134 (Mark Depo)

Superseded edition(s):
1975
1973

ZONING ORDINANCE:
Online: http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Maryland/frederickco_md/frederickcountymarylandcodeofordinances?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:frederickco_md

AVAILABLE IN COUNTY CODE: Part I, Chap. 1-19
Contact:
Zoning Administration
Winchester Hall
12 E. Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
301-694-1138 (Larry Smith)

Superseded edition(s):
1996,1989, 1978, 1977,1973, 1963


COMMUNITY DESIGN GUIDELINES AND DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES
(2002)
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/documents/Planning/Publications/DesignGuidelines.pdf

FOREST RESOURCE ORDINANCE
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/documents/Permits%20&%20Development%20Review/Forest%20Resource%20Ordinance/complete%20ordinance.pdf

OTHER PUBLICATIONS
:

Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (2002)
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/documents/Permits%20&%20Development%20Review/Development%20Review/Ordinances/APF.pdf

Board of Education Policies and Procedures
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/index.asp?NID=604

Countywide Comprehensive Plan
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/index.asp?NID=1352

Superseded edition(s): 1984, 1974

Historic Preservation Ordinance
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/index.asp?NID=1431

Housing Plan, 1974

Proposed Home Rule Charter, 1990

Water and Sewage Plan
Online: http://md-frederickcounty.civicplus.com/documents/Planning/Water%20&%20Sewer/W&SPlanDoc.pdf


BUILDING CODE SUPERSEDED INFORMATION

BOCA National Building Code (1993) and CABO One- and Two- Family Dwelling Code (1992) will change to:
BOCA National Building Code (1996) and CABO One-and Two- Family Dwelling Code (1995) in July 1999
County Code References: §1-6-16 (BOCA) and §1-6-18 (CABO)
(Adoptions effective August 1, 1995 and NOT codified; see Ordinance 95-13-137) will change after July 1999 adoption of new editions of codes.

For information: Department of Building Permits and Inspections
12 E. Church Street, Winchester Hall
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301- 600-1083 (John Picco) or 301 600-1082 (Hazel Auth)
To Order: BOCA International, 1-800-214-4321

OTHER CONSTRUCTION-RELATED CODES:
BOCA National Energy Conservation Code, 1993
Life Safety Code (NFPA) , 1997
Maryland Accessibility Code, 1995
Maryland State Plumbing Regulations, 1991
National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), 1996
National Fire Prevention Code, 1993
National Mechanical Code, 1993

MUNICIPAL PUBLICATIONS


CITY OF FREDERICK:
Charter

Online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/Charter/_DATA/CHARTER/index.html
Code
Online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/Charter/charter.htm
Published: 2001
Cost: $121.09
Last updated online - June 2005
Cost: Sent automatically; included in cost of code
For information: Barbara Dunbar, Legislative Clerk
Telephone: (301) 694-2575
NOTE: The Code is not for sale due to shortage of copies. Existing sets will continue to be supplemented.

Superseded edition(s):
1966
1953
1938
1920

ZONING REGULATIONS:
Old Zoning Code (Replaced by Land Management Code)
Published: 1986, supplemented through Octo. 17, 2002
Online : http://www.cityoffrederick.com/departments/Planning/Zoning/ZoningOrd.htm
For information: Planning Department
140 West Patrick Street
Frederick MD 21701
Telephone: 301- 600-1499 (Planning & Zoning)

Land Management Code
Published: 2005, supplemented through Supp. 4
Online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/departments/currentPlanning/LandManagementCode.htm

Comprehensive Plan (1995)
Online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/departments/Planning/PDF%20Files/comp%20plan.pdf

Last update: August, 2007