Plumbing and Gasfitting Board
The Plumbing and Gasfitting Board is established by Section 3-3-1501 et seq. of the Baltimore County Code. The Board advises and assists the Director of the Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections (PAI) regarding the administration of Article 21, Title 15 of the Baltimore County Code governing Plumbers, Gasfitters, Disposal System Contractors, Water Pump Contractors and Drain and Sewer Cleaners including licensing.
The County Executive appoints the chairman of the Plumbing and Gasfitting Board.
The Chief Plumbing Inspector serves as the secretary of the Board.
The Buildings Engineer for the Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections, Donald E. Brand P.E., is responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of the County building (PDF), fire, and related codes. He oversees the Plumbing Boards, as well as the Plumbing Code Committee.
The Plumbing and Gasfitting Code of Baltimore County (PDF) was adopted in Bill 89-09. The bill adopts the 2009 National Standard Plumbing Code.
The board meets the second and fourth Friday of every month.
There are six members on the board appointed by the County Executive. Representatives are to be from specific related fields. Members serve three-year terms. There are no term limits.
John C. Smyth
Leonard "Bud" Shuler
J. Richard Wagner
Revised August 2, 2013