Codes / Ordinances

International Codes
The City of Hagerstown has adopted the following codes. Local amendments to these codes are available on this page; however, the full text of the International Codes is copyrighted and is not available through our website. Full texts are available for your review at our office or if you would like to purchase a copy of the complete code please visit the International Code Council.



Accessibility Code
Maryland Accessibility Code as may be amended / restate from time to time

Building Codes

Electrical Codes
Energy Code
2015 IECC as amended in Maryland Code

Fire Prevention Code
Maryland Fire Prevention Code as may be amended / restated from time to time

Mechanical Codes
Plumbing Codes
Property Maintenance Code
Based on 2003 IPMC

Safety Glazing Code
Maryland Safety Glazing Law

Habitual Offender
Chapter 65
Excessive Use of City Services
Chapter 95

Recycling & Refuse

Chapter 117

Weeds, Trash & Debris
Chapter 185

Rental Facilities
Chapter 197
Streets & Sidewalks
Chapter 216

Vacant Non-Residential Structure
Chapter 232
Vacant Residential Structure
Chapter 233