WICOMICO COUNTY
http://www.wicomicocounty.org/

COUNTY SEAT: Salisbury 21801
Listing updated by Jim Gernert, University of Baltimore Law Library


CODE:
Charter and Code of Wicomico County - State of Maryland
Online: http://www.e-codes.generalcode.com/codebook_frameset.asp?t=ws&cb=0638_A
Cost: $200.00
Supplemented: #10, April 2004
Cost: $75.00
Note: Also available on CD-ROM ($150.00). Update $100.00
To order:
Check payable to:
General Code Publishers
72 Hinchey Road
Rochester, NY 14624-2991
Tel: 716- 328-1810; 1-800- 836-8834

Superseded edition(s):
1978
1965
1959

BUILDING CODE:
International Building Code, 2000 and International Residential Code, 2000 (As of 11/23/04; adoption of 2003 Codes was expected in near future - approximately 1-2 months - per Timothy Smith of the Department of Public Works)
County Code reference: Chapter 117 (Building Construction)
Tel: 410-548-4810 (Department of Public Works - Timothy Smith, Chief, Building Inspections).

Superseded Code:
Southern Standard Building Code, 1994; adopted by uncodified Ordinance #1995-4, effective August 20, 1995)

NOTE: The County issues Compliance Reports, which are roughly analogous to Attorney General's opinions.

SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS:
Published: 1994
Cost: $5.00
Supplemented: Irregularly
Cost: Separate supplement service not provided
To order:
Check payable to:
Wicomico County, Maryland
P.O. Box 870
ATTN: Planning & Zoning
Salisbury, MD 21803
Tel: 410- 548-4860 (Planning and Zoning Commission)
NOTE: The Subdivision Regulations are also published in Chapter 200 of the County Code.

Superseded edition(s):
1989
1957

ZONING REGULATIONS:
Published: March, 2003
Cost: $20.00
Supplemented: Separate supplement service not provided
To order:
Check payable to:
Wicomico County, Maryland
P.O. Box 870
ATTN: Planning & Zoning
Salisbury, MD 21803
Tel: 410- 548-4860 (Planning and Zoning Commission)
NOTE: The Zoning Regulations are also published in Chapter 225 of the County Code.

Superseded edition(s):
1989
1968

FIRE CODE:
Uses Maryland Fire Prevention Code (COMAR) in conjunction with National Fire Protection Association Standards (latest edition)
County Code References: Chapters 144 and 146
Tel: 410-548-4930, Ed Talbert, Fire Marshal

OTHER CONSTRUCTION-RELATED CODES:
Maryland State Plumbing Regulations (COMAR 09.20 et seq.) [County Code Reference: §183-4]
National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), 1996 [County Code Reference: §138-2]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:
Housing Code, 1968

MUNICIPAL PUBLICATIONS

CITY OF SALISBURY
http://www.ci.salisbury.md.us/
Code
Published: 1996
Online: http://www.ci.salisbury.md.us/CityCLerk/city_code.html
Cost: $150.00, plus $30 for each supplement (currently nine supplements)
Supplemented: February 2004
Cost: $30.00
To order:
Check payable to:
City of Salisbury
ATTN: City Clerk
125 North Division Street
Salisbury, MD 21801-4940
For information: Brenda Colegrove, City Clerk
Tel: 410- 548-3140

Superseded edition(s):
1959

Charter
Online: http://www.ci.salisbury.md.us/charter.html

OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

Building Code of Salisbury, 1967
Online: http://www.ci.salisbury.md.us/CityClerk/Title15-Buildings-and-Construction.html

Strategic Management Plan

Water Quality Report, 2000

Comprehensive Plan, 1982