Maryland: The Official Stance for Construction

Construction Status: Essential

The Maryland state authority has issued the stay at home orders effective from March 30 until the state of emergency is called off. However, the construction has been deemed as an essential business. But still, there are certain projects which had been stalled while others continue.

On June 30, 2020, Governor Hogan has announced the extension to the executive order to control the spread of the COVID-19 cases in the state.

Governing Body:The Office Of Governor Larry Hogan

FAQs: Maryland Construction Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic

The commercial and residential construction is permitted and exempt from the business suspension orders of the authorities.
The business which deals with building material and supplies are exempt. This includes the business which supplies material for big-box homes, plumbing, electrical material, and HVAC distributors.
Considering the need for safety at construction sites, the Maryland Department of Health following the guidelines of OSHA and CDC have developed their own set of workplace guidelines which contractors must follow.
Yes, the government of the state of Maryland has issued certain Jobsite rules and protocols which construction sites need must adhere to. These include various provisions for keeping the site safe, clean, and secure from the exposure of COVID-19.

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