Donald E. Brand, P.E.
County Office Building
111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
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The primary responsibility of the buildings engineer is to:
- interpret and enforce the Baltimore County building codes (PDF), and other related codes
Code Inspection (Plumbing, Electrical, Building, Sediment Control)
Building Inspection - 410-887-3953
Electrical Inspection - 410-887-3960
Sediment Control - 410-887-3226
Plumbing Inspection - 410-887-3620
Bill 89-09 (PDF), is effective as of January 3, 2010. This legislation updates the 2006 edition of the Baltimore County Plumbing Code by adopting the 2009 edition of the National Standard Plumbing Code. Local amendments contain local practices and requirements in conformance with local conditions. Any comments should be submitted to the Baltimore County Council, 400 Washington Avenue, Room 205, Towson MD 21204.
If you are building or renovating in a waterfront or stream area, the floodplain regulations can be confusing. Here are some of the questions, guidelines and forms that people frequently request.
Obtain specific information about and from Permits and Development Management with the Public Information Act (PIA) Form (PDF).
Download the Baltimore County Building Code (PDF).
Adopted Design Manual Changes - The Design Division of the Baltimore County Bureau of Engineering and Construction has adopted changes to the portions of the "Design Manual - Chapter on Structures" (PDF) regarding retaining walls referred to in the Baltimore County Building Code, Section 1806.2.
Revised April 9, 2013