Adopted Codes

Listed below are the current Howard County Building and related codes.

Effective June 9, 2015
National Electrical Code with Local Amendments (NFPA 70), 2014 Edition
Effective June 9, 2015
International Building Code, 2015 Edition
International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings, 2015 Edition
International Mechanical Code, 2015 Edition
International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition
The Life Safety Code, 2015 Edition

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2009 National Standard Plumbing Code Illustrated
2009 National Fuel Gas Code (NFPA 54)
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Effective January 2, 2007
International Property Maintenance Code 2006