Welcome to Maryland Building Officials Association

Welcome to the Maryland Building Officials webpage.

The primary purpose of the Association is to promote professionalism and improve the standards of building code compliance practices in the Cities and Counties within the State of Maryland. We also work 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 our communities within the State of Maryland.

Matt Helminiak, Commissioner of Labor and Industry awarded honorary membership May 24, 2023

Matt was awarded an honorary membership at the May board of directors meeting for his dedication to MBOA. He has worked closely with the MBOA Board to foster a collaborative relationship between code officials and the State resulting in better outcomes for our communities. Congradulations Matt! Read More

ICC building safety month resources April 21, 2023

2023 Building Safety Month is an international campaign celebrated in May to raise awareness about building safety. Visit the ICC website here to learn more.  Read More

Meet the ICC Membership Councils April 21, 2023

Join ICC on May 5th for this special live interactive event with the ICC Membership Councils during this year’s annual Building Safety Month. /files/Live Event Flyer 1.pdf Read More

MBOA announces Plan Reviewer, Permit Tech and Inspector of the year awards at the Annual Business meeting December 13, 2022

Marge Hong of Anne Arundel County, Plan Reviewer of the Year, Andrew Arnold of Howard County, Plan Reviewer of the year, Lorri Manning of Howard County, Permit Tech of the year, Dan Dyer of Montgomery County, Inspector of the year Read More