What is the design snow load for Prince George’s County?
The ground snow load (PG) is 35 pounds per square foot (PSF) per the Maryland Code Administration. Design snow loads shall be determined in accordance with Chapter 7 of the ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures. However the minimum design roof snow load shall not be less than 30 PSF plus the drift per the county Subtitle 4 code amendment.

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1. What are the building codes in Prince George's County?
2. What work is exempt from obtaining a permit?
3. How long is the permit valid?
4. What is the design snow load for Prince George’s County?
5. What is the required frost depth?
6. What are the minimum plan submission requirements for residential projects?
7. I want to build a deck. What is the Application Process?
8. I want to put up a shed. When is a permit required? And what is the Application Process?
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10. Where can I get my site plan? When do I need a site plan?
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