Masonry Standards Online

Masonry Standards Online provides easy access to The Masonry Society’s standards from anywhere with enhanced commentary, additional features, and multi-user access.

The 2016 edition of TMS 402 and TMS 602 (Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures) is now available and the 2022 edition of these standards is in development. Additional TMS standards, including Standards for Architectural Cast Stone, 2016 Edition and Sound Standard, 2018, are planned for release in 2024.

Access to this powerful online resource is available with an annual subscription. The platform will be frequently updated with links to papers, webinars, guides, and other resources as they are released. Masonry Standards Online provides improved features and more multi-user flexibility compared to normal download options.


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Annual Subscription Prices

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TMS 402/602-16
TMS 402/602-22 (Coming Soon)
Standards for Architectural Cast Stone, 2016
Available 2024
Sound Transmission Standard, 2018
Available 2024

Subscriptions do not auto-renew. You will receive a reminder to renew manually when your subscription is nearing its expiration. Your TMS Membership must remain active in order to receive the discounted member price on your renewal.

Multi-User Access

*Multi-user discounts are only available to active TMS Members. Purchasing multiple copies will allow multiple people or devices access via concurrent logins. Each user must login to the account that purchased the subscription. If you are a TMS Member and  would like to set up multi-user access through a general office email (e.g. instead of your personal user account, contact

Free 3-Month Trial for Current and Previous Customers

Additional instructions for trial subscriptions will be posted soon.

TMS 402/602-22 Trial Subscription

  • Print purchases of TMS 402/602-22 receive a free 3-month trial subscription and a 6-month membership in TMS. Follow the instructions on the registration card provided with your book to redeem access.
  • Download purchases of TMS 402/602-22 can redeem a free 3-month trial subscription by logging in to the same user account that made the original purchase.

TMS 402/602-16 Trial Subscription

  • Anyone who has previously purchased a digital or hard copy TMS 402/602-16 through can redeem a free 3-month trial subscription to TMS 402/602-16 by logging in to the same user account that made the original purchase.