WORCESTER COUNTY
http://www.co.worcester.md.us/
COUNTY SEAT: Snow Hill 21863
Listing updated by Jean Hessenauer, Tydings & Rosenberg Library


CODE:
Code of Public Local Laws of Worcester County - State of Maryland
Online: http://gcp.esub.net/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?clientID=116822&infobase=worcest.nfo&softpage=Browse_Frame_Pg42
Published: 1994
Cost: $150.00 ($155.00 if mailed)
Supplemented: Once a year: 2003 update due March, 2004
To order:
Check payable to:
Worcester County Commissioners
And mailed to:
Worcester County Commissioners
Worcester County Government Center Room 1103
One West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Telephone: (410) 632-1194 (Faith Coleman or Deborah Byrd)

NOTE: This Code contains the County Code, Building Codes (local amendments), Subdivision Regulations and Zoning Regulations.
None of these items is available as a separate publication.

Superseded edition(s):
1980
1961
1959
1920
1912


BUILDING CODE:
International Building Code (2000)
For information: J. B. Quillin
Worcester County Government Center, Room 1201
One West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Telephone: (410) 632-1200

Superseded edition(s):
BOCA National Building Code(1996) and CABO One-andTwo-Family Dwelling Code (1992)


SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS:
The Subdivision Regulations are no longer published separately. They can be found in §§ZS 2-101 et seq. of the Code.
For information:
Department of Planning, Permits and Inspections
Worcester County Government Center, Room 1201
One West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Telephone: (410) 632-1200 (The Commission; Hal Morris)

Superseded edition(s):
1992
1979


ZONING REGULATIONS:
The Zoning Regulations are published separately. They can be found in §§ZS 1-101 et seq. of the Code.
Ordering information:
Development Review & Permits Department
One West Market Street, Room 1201
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Cost: $25.00

Superseded edition(s):
1992
1978
1965


CONSTRUCTION-RELATED CODES:

Maryland State Fire Prevention Code
County Code Reference: §PS 1-408

Maryland State Plumbing Code
County Code Reference: §BR 2-107.

National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), 1996
County Code Reference: §BR 2-201(a)
For information:
Department of Planning, Permits and Inspections
Worcester County Government Center, Room 1201
One West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Telephone: (410) 632-1200 (The Department) or (410) 352-3057 (Jodi Thornton)

Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems(NFPA 13)
County Code Reference: §BR 1-201(d)(1)(A).

Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (NFPA 13R)
County Code Reference: §BR 1-201(d)(1)(B).


OTHER PUBLICATIONS:
Buffer Management Plan
Online: http://www.co.worcester.md.us/Buffer Management Plan.pdf

Comprehensive Plan for Worcester County
Published: 1989 with 1997 supplement
Online: Draft Comprehensive Plan for Worcester County 2005
http://www.co.worcester.md.us/2005%20comp%20plan/Final%20Draft%20Comprehensive%20Plan%209-8-05.pdf
Cost: Free
Ordering Information:
Department of Planning and Permits
Worcester County Government Center
One West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Telephone: (410) 632-1200

Bridge to Excellence Master Plan, 2003-2008 (Worcester County Public Schools)
Online: http://www.worcester.k12.md.us/docs/MasterPlan.htm


MUNICIPAL PUBLICATIONS

TOWN OF BERLIN
http://www.berlin.sailorsite.net/

TOWN OF OCEAN CITY
http://www.town.ocean-city.md.us/
Code
Online: http://www.town.ocean-city.md.us/clerk/code/index.html
Published: 1999
Cost: $194.25 + 4.40 shipping/handling
Supplemented: Quarterly - Purchase through Municipal Code Corporation 1-800-262-2633
Information:
Call City Clerk: (410) 289-8842
Ordering Information::
Check payable to: Town of Ocean City
And mail to: Town of Ocean City
ATTN: City Clerk
City Hall
P.O. Box 158
Ocean City MD 21842

Superseded edition(s):
1972

ZONING:
Published: 1999 (Ch. 110 of the City Code)
Online: http://www.town.ocean-city.md.us/clerk/code/CH0110.html
For information: Zoning Administrator
Planning and Community Development
City Hall
P.O. Box 158
Ocean City MD 21842
Telephone: (410) 289-8221

Superseded edition(s):
1993

Draft Comprehensive Plan: Town of Ocean City, Maryland (2005)
Online: http://www.town.ocean-city.md.us/Planning%20and%20Zoning/DraftComprehensivePlan/index.html

Plumbing Regulations
Online: http://www.town.ocean-city.md.us/plb_oc.html


OCEAN PINES
By-laws
Online: http://www.oceanpines.org/document_display.asp?category_id=7