Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.58 - Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code Regulations
09.12.58.03 - Incorporation by Reference

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.58.03

09.12.58.03. Incorporation by Reference

A. The 2018 International Existing Building Code (International Code Council), as described in this chapter, is incorporated by reference.

B. The 2018 International Existing Building Code, as described in this chapter, shall constitute the Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code.

C. Modifications to the 2018 International Existing Building Code.

(1) Chapter 1. Add note to Chapter 1 of the IEBC: Local jurisdictions are responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code. Refer to each local jurisdiction for local amendments to Chapter 1 of the IEBC.

(2) Chapter 1. Delete Section 101.6 Appendices and replace with the following: 101.6 Appendices. The Appendices A through C and Resource A are adopted as part of this code.

(3) Chapter 2. Delete the definition of "Addition" in Section 202 and replace with the following: "Addition" has the meaning stated in Public Safety Article, § 12-1001(b), Annotated Code of Maryland.

(4) Chapter 2. Delete the definition of "Change of Occupancy" in Section 202 and replace with the following: "Change of Occupancy" has the meaning stated in Public Safety Article, § 12-1001(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

(5) Chapter 2. Delete the definition of "Existing Building" in Section 202 and replace with the following: "Existing Building" has the meaning stated in Public Safety Article, § 12-10010, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(6) Chapter 3. Delete Section 305.1 Scope and replace with the following: 305.1 Scope. The provisions of Sections 305.1 through 305.9 apply to maintenance, change of occupancy, additions and alterations to existing buildings including those identified as historic buildings. For additions, alterations, or change of use of existing buildings of four or more dwelling units, the alteration, change of use or addition to an existing residential building of four or more units shall comply as follows:

(a) Dwelling units shall comply by either:

(i) Containing at least one dwelling unit for every 25 dwelling units, or fraction of dwelling units, in the structure that is accessible and usable according to the requirements pertaining to dwelling units in ANSI A117.1-1986, with the complying dwelling units proportionally distributed throughout all types of units, or

(ii) Having dwelling units at the accessible levels comply with the requirements for Type B dwelling units.

(b) If the addition or alteration involves common area facilities and parking, it shall be accessible in accordance with the Maryland Accessible Code pertaining to covered multifamily dwellings.

(7) Chapter 3. Delete Exception to Section 305.4 Change of Occupancy.

(8) Chapter 3. Delete Exception 3 and Exception 4 to Section 305.6 Alterations.

(9) Chapter 3. Delete Section 305.8.8 Type B dwelling or sleeping units.

(Regulation .03 recodified from 05.16.01.03 effective 46:6 Md. R. 345, eff. 3/25/2019; amended effective 47:13 Md. R. 641, eff. 6/29/2020)
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