Allegany County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Commissioners of Allegany County 11-8-2007 by Bill No. 11-07, effective 1-1-2008[1] (Ch. 101 of the 1984 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Floodplain management — See Ch. 325.
Land development — See Ch. 360.
Livability Code — See Ch. 375.
Plumbing — See Ch. 415.
Unsafe structures — See Ch. 475.
255a Appendix A
[1]
Editor's Note: This bill also repealed former Ch. 101, Building Construction, adopted 10-28-2004 by Bill No. 8-04, effective 12-12-2004.

§ 255-1 Adoption of standards.

The following codes and any subsequent amendments are hereby adopted by reference as the 2007 Building Code of Allegany County, as if the codes were set forth in full in this section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, shown in the Appendix, attached hereto and made a part hereof:[1]
A. 
The 2006 International Building Code.
B. 
The 2006 International Residential Code for the governance of one- and two-family dwellings and appurtenances.
C. 
The 2006 International Residential Code, Appendix E, for the governance of manufactured one- and two-family dwellings and appurtenances.
D. 
The National Fire Protection Association Standard No. 70, The National Electric Code.
E. 
Chapter 415 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Allegany County, Maryland, entitled, "Plumbing."
F. 
The International Mechanical Code.
G. 
Chapter 325 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Allegany County, Maryland, entitled "Floodplain Management."
H. 
The Maryland Accessibility Code as set forth in COMAR 05.02.02.
[Amended 7-14-2011 by Bill No. 3-11, effective 9-1-2011]
I. 
NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes.
[Added 8-9-2012 by Bill No. 4-12, effective 9-23-2012]
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Editor's Note: Said Appendix is included at the end of this chapter.

§ 255-2 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating the Allegany County Building Code shall be subject to the penalties contained in the codes adopted by reference herein or shall be subject to a fine in the amount of $1 to $1,000; each day that a violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 255-3 Existing liabilities.

This chapter shall not discharge, impair or release any contract, obligation, duty, liability or penalty whatever existing on the date of its enactment. All suits and actions, both civil and criminal, pending or which may hereafter be instituted for causes of action now existing or offenses already committed against any law or ordinance affected by the adoption of this chapter shall be instituted, proceeded with and prosecuted to final determination and judgment as if this chapter had not become effective.