Welcome to the Maryland Building Officials webpage.
The primary purpose of the Association is to stimulate progress and improve the standards of building code enforcement practices in the Cities and Counties within the State of Maryland and to create a better public understanding of the proper administration of building and related codes and ordinances, and their importance to the safety, welfare and prosperity of the municipalities and counties within the State of Maryland.
Building Safety Month April 13, 2016
Promoting Awareness Through Building Safety Month
Building Safety Month (BSM), founded by the ICC, is celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May.
Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of modern, model building codes,…... Read More
New Changes to Treated Wood Standard February 22, 2016
The American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) has changed the U1 standards for treated wood used in residential, agricultural and commercial applications.... Read More
MBOA Announces Service Award winners and Elects New Board December 4, 2015
At the Annual Business meeting held December 3rd in Sykesville, the winners of the annual service awards were announced. MBOA yearly awards recognition for outstanding performance in three categories; Inspector of the Year, Plan Reviewer of the Year, and Permit Technitian of the Year. This years winners were Michael Metz, Prince Georges County, Inspector of the Year, Frank Quillen, Washington County,…... Read More
MBOA Gains Preferred Provider Status November 10, 2015
MBOA President Bill Funk announced today that MBOA has been approved as an “ICC Preferred Provider”. ICC’s Preferred Provider Program opens the door to extensive training opportunities from a variety of educational resources. The Program recognizes and promotes ICC-approved educational courses offered by a variety of education providers, focusing on the areas of construction codes, standards and guidelines, as well…... Read More