Commercial Code Requirements

This section contains general commercial building code requirements. Please refer to the Building Codes for more detailed information. This information is intended as a guide and does not relieve the applicant from complying with all applicable code requirements.

For more information

Commercial Plan Review 
Telephone: (410) 222-7730 
Fax: (410) 222-4488

**Changes are effective 11/2/2020

Design Loads

Ground Snow Load25 psf
Wind Speed 115 per T-1604.5/Risk Category II
SeismicSection 1613
Frost Line30 Inches
TermiteModerate to Heavy
DecaySlight to Moderate 
Winter Design Temperature17 Degrees Fahrenheit
Flood HazardsYes
Mean Annual Temperature55 Degrees Fahrenheit
Soil Bearing Capacity2000 psf