Code History

Building Codes
Code Title Effective Date Council Bill/Ordinance
 2015 IBC and 2015 IRC July 1, 2015 Bill No. 15-009 AA
 2015 International Mechanical Code July 1,2015 Bill No. 15-009 AA
2012 IBC and 2012 IRC July 1, 2012 Bill No. 11-51 AA
2012 International Mechanical Code July 1, 2012 Bill No, 11-51 AA
2009 IBC and 2009 IRC January 5, 2011 Bill No. 10-35
2009 International Mechanical Code January 5, 2011 Bill No. 10-35
MBPS COMAR May 2, 2007 (2009 IBC, IRC and IECC no Local Amendments) July 1, 2010 Link here
2006 International Mechanical Code February 8, 2010 Bill No. 09-39 AA
2006 IBC and IRC April 21, 2008 Bill No. 08-03
2003 IBC and IRC February 8, 2006 Bill No. 05-46
2000 IBC and IRC January 10, 2001 Bill No. 01-38
1996 BOCA (commercial) 1995 CABO (residential) May 18, 1998 Bill No. 98-01
1993 BOCA September 18, 1995 Bill No. 95-38
1990 BOCA September 16, 1991 Bill No. 91-28
1978 BOCA February 4, 1980 Bill No. 79-52
1970 BOCA with 1973 Supplement March 4, 1977 Bill No. 76-91
1970 BOCA with 1972 Supplement January 28, 1974 Bill No. 73-45
1965 BOCA with 1967 and 1968 Supplement March 1, 1968 Ordinance 21 (PDF)

Electrical Codes
Code Title Effective Date Council Bill/Ordinance
2014 NEC June 10, 2014 Bill No, 14-05
2008 NEC July 14, 2008 Bill No. 08-31
2005 NEC May 19, 2006 Bill No. 06-04
2002 NEC July 28, 2003 Bill No. 03-15
1999 NEC January 18, 2000 Bill No. 99-62 
1993 NEC January 18, 1994 Bill No. 93-64
1990 NEC October 15, 1990 Bill No. 90-41
1987 NEC July 13, 1987 Bill No. 87-14
1984 NEC March 7, 1985 Bill No. 85-01
1981 NEC August 17, 1981 Bill No. 81-34
1978 NEC December 10, 1979 Bill No. 79-33
1975 NEC July 22, 1977 Bill No. 77-29

Plumbing Codes
Code Title Effective Date Council Bill/Ordinance
 2015 International Plumbing Code July 1, 2015 Bill No. 15-007 AA
2015 International Fuel Gas Code July 1, 2015 Bill No. 15-007 AA
2012 International Plumbing Code February 18, 2014 Bill No. 13-48
2012 International Fuel Gas Code July 1, 2012 Bill No. 11-51 AA
2006 National Standard Plumbing Code March 16, 2009 Bill No. 08-47
2003 National Standard Plumbing Code March 8, 2005 Bill No. 04-47
2000 National Standard Plumbing Code May 18, 2001 Bill No. 01-05
1996 National Standard Plumbing Code July 18, 2000 Bill No. 00-24
1993 National Standard Plumbing Code May 18, 1997 Bill No. 97-18
1992 National Fuel and Gas Code June 9, 1994 Bill No. 94-27
1990 National Standard Plumbing Code January 20, 1992 Bill No. 91-55
1978 National Standard Plumbing Code January 1, 1986 Bill No. 81-12
1965 Harford County Plumbing Code July 1, 1965 Ordinance 28