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Attention Residential Permit Applicants

On July 1, 2012, the 2012 Edition of the International Residential Code (IRC) and 2012 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) will become effective pursuant to Baltimore County Bill 40-12.

Construction Documents

Registered Design Professional Seal Required: Submitted plans meeting the following shall be sealed by a registered design professional licensed by the state of Maryland as follows:

  • All construction located in a 100-year floodplain subjected to High-Velocity Wave Action (V Zones) IRC Section R322.3.6
  • Construction that utilizes steel framing pursuant to any of the following code sections R505, R603 or R804.
  • Construction that exceeds 3000 square feet gross floor area, excluding one-story garages.
  • Permanent plans: All submittals regardless of size.

Note: Design professional shall provide detail information as to compliance with the International Conservation Code 2012 Edition, Energy Efficiency for Zone 4A.

Electrical And Plumbing Drawings Not Accepted In Plans Submittal Package.

Revised on April 11, 2014

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