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09.12.51.00.htm 09.12.51.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 12 BUILDING AND MATERIAL CODES Chapter 51 Maryland Building Performance Standards Authority: Public Safety Article, §12-503, 12-507(a)2) 12-508(g) and 12-510(d) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.12.51.01.htm 09.12.51.01. 01 Title.. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Maryland Building Performance Standards Regulations.
09.12.51.02.htm 09.12.51.02. 02 Purpose and Scope.. The purpose of this chapter is to adopt the International Building Code (IBC) the International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) as may be modified by the Department, as the Maryland Building Performance Standards, which will provide reasonable protection to the public against hazards to life, health, and property, and to establish the policies and procedures associated with the operation of a data base
09.12.51.03.htm 09.12.51.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) Agricultural Building.. a) "Agricultural building" for purposes of Regulation .06B of this chapter only, means a structure designed and constructed to house farm implements, hay, grain, poultry, livestock, or other horticultural products.b) "Agricultural building" does not include a place of human residence.. 2) Agritourism.. a) "Agritourism" means tourism of agricultural far
09.12.51.04.htm 09.12.51.04. 04 Incorporation by Reference.. A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference:. 1) 2018 International Building Code (International Code Council). 2) 2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (International Code Council)3) 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (International Code Council) and. 4) 2012 International Green Construction Code (International Code Council, 500 New Jersey Avenue, N. W. 6th Floor, Washington
09.12.51.05.htm 09.12.51.05. 05 Maryland Building Performance Standards.. A. The IBC, IRC, and IECC, as modified in Regulation .04 of this chapter, shall constitute the Maryland Building Performance Standards.B. Local Amendments.. 1) Each local jurisdiction:. a) May by local amendment modify the provisions of the Standards to address conditions peculiar to the local jurisdiction's community;b) May adopt and amend the IGCC to be part of the Standards applicable in the local jurisdiction..
09.12.51.06.htm 09.12.51.06. 06 Application of the Standards.. A. Except as provided in §B and C of this regulation, the Standards shall apply to all buildings and structures within the State for which a building permit application is received by a local jurisdiction.B. A local jurisdiction shall implement and enforce the Standards and any local amendments within 12 months of the effective date of any amendments by the Department to this chapter.C. The provisions of Public Safety Article, §12-50
09.12.51.07.htm 09.12.51.07. 07 Utilization of Standards.. A. Central Data Base.. 1) The Department shall establish an automated central data base which shall contain or provide a link to access the following information:a) The Standards;. b) Local amendments;. c) State Fire Prevention Code and amendments to the State Fire Prevention Code promulgated by the State Fire Prevention Commission, or the State Fire Prevention Commission's successor;
09.12.51.08.htm 09.12.51.08. 08 Enforcement of the Standards.. Enforcement of the Standards shall be the responsibility of the local jurisdiction in which the building or structure is located.
09.12.51.09.htm 09.12.51.09. 09 Enforcement of State Fire Code Requirements.. There is a State Fire Code, Public Safety Article 38A, §6-101―6-602, Annotated Code of Maryland, and COMAR 29.06.01, which requires enforcement of the Fire Code by the State Fire Marshal or authorized fire official.
09.12.51.9999.htm 09.12.51.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―09 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 13, 1995 (22:3 Md. R. 148) adopted permanently effective June 5, 1995 (22:11 Md. R. 818)Regulation .02 amended effective October 15, 2001 (28:5 Md. R. 548) September 20, 2004 (31:6 Md. R. 507) January 1, 2010 (36:22 Md. R. 1722)Regulation .03B amended effective April 7, 1997 (24:7 Md. R. 552) October 15, 2001 (28:5 Md. R. 548) September 20, 2004 (31:6
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