Maryland Codes Administration Staff

T​​​he Maryland Codes Administration helps to ensure that buildings erected in Maryland meet applicable sta​ndards for health and safety. Codes Administration establishes and enforces standards for industrialized/modular buildings and is responsible for inspecting and certifying these building units at the factory.

Norman Wang

Norman Wang, RA – Director of Maryland Codes Administration

​Norman leads the Department’s Maryland Codes Administration to fulfill several Maryland statutes mandated responsibilities, including (i) adoption of State building codes, (ii) administration of Maryland Industrialized Building Program, Maryland Accessibility Code, Minimum Livability Code, and (iii) providing training on building codes for local government employees.  Norman also represents the Department in several state-wide councils/committees, including Green Building Council, Maryland Building Rehabilitation Council, Maryland Emergency Management Agency’s activation, Maryland Resiliency Partnership, and Maryland Building Officials Association.​
E: | P: 301-429-7666​​

Ashraf Shaker

Ashraf Shaker, RA – Manager of Industrialized Buildings and Manufactured Homes Program

​Ashraf leads the Department’s Maryland Industrialized Buildings and Manufactured Homes Program to administrate regulations adopted by the Department regarding design/construction of industrialized buildings, manufacturers of industrialized buildings, and Approved Testing Facilities. Other related responsibilities include investigation of customer complaints of industrialized building and Manufactured Homes, and conducting unannounced inspections of manufacturing plants.
E: | P: 301-429-7665​​​

Charles Cook

Charles Cook - Code Enforcement Officer

​Charles ensures compliance with Maryland and federal regulations regarding the industrialized buildings and manufactured homes.  Other responsibilities include (i) providing technical, administrative directions and guidance in the application/implementation of the Maryland Building Performance Standards (MBPS), (ii) providing technical assistance to other programs of Codes Admin. such as the Maryland Accessibility Code, and the Energy Code.
E: charles.cook​ | P: 301-429-7649​​

Abdula Jackson

Abdula Jackson - Codes Process Manager

​Abdula processes Maryland Insignia applications, manufacturer renewal applications, and Approved Testing Facility renewal applications for the Industrialized Building Program. Other responsibilities include assisting with arrangements for training seminars, and other general office support functions.
E: | P: 301-429-7418