Seal of Caroll County, Maryland

Bureau of Permits and Inspections

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Current Building Codes

Chapter 170 of the Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances of Carroll County contains applicable amendments to the county’s adopted building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, accessibility, and fire codes. You will also find a list of the codes enforced in the county, some adopted with amendments and some without as mandated by state law. Chapter 171 contains the Minimum Livability Code, which governs building standards for residential rental housing.

If you have any questions about compliance with codes, please call the Bureau of Permits and Inspections at 410-386-2674.