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Building Codes

The Building and Fire Codes adopted by Anne Arundel County are listed below.

**Changes are effective 3/19/2016




Building Code

2015 International Building Code

International Code Council

New residential construction for 1 & 2 family dwellings

2015 International Residential Code

International Code Council

Energy Efficiency-commercial or residential occupancy

2015 International Energy Conservation Code

International Code Council

Mechanical Work

2015 International Mechanical Code

International Code Council

Electrical Work

2014 National Electrical Code

National Fire Protection Assn

Plumbing Work

2015 International Plumbing Code

International Code Council

Fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances

2015 International Fuel Gas Code

International Code Council

Private Sewage Disposal

Chapters 16 & 17 of the AA County Plumbing Code, 1993

Anne Arundel County


Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities - ICC A117.1-2009

International Code Council

Repairs to existing residential or commercial structures

2015 International Existing Building Code

International Code Council

Fire Prevention Code2015 NFPA 1National Fire Protection Assn
Life Safety Code2015 NFPA 101National Fire Protection Assn
Automatic Sprinkler Systems Code2013 NFPA 13National Fire Protection Assn
Sprinkler Systems for 1&2 Family Dwellings2013 NFPA 13DNational Fire Protection Assn
Fire Alarm Code2013 NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm CodeNational Fire Protection Assn
The codes above can be purchased through the publishers: