Code Enforcement Complaints
Code Enforcement investigates code and zoning violations in Baltimore County. Examples of commonly reported violations include rodent or insect infestations; high grass; illegal structures; abandoned vehicles; improperly stored trash or garbage; and defective roofs, windows, doors or fences.
File a Complaint Online
To report a code violation, select one of the six categories below. Your name, phone number and email address are required when filing a complaint online.
- Constituent Complaints
Examples: rats, tall grass or weeds, abandoned vehicle, vacant property, unsanitary conditions, trash or debris in yard
- Building Complaints
Examples: work without a building permit, failure to obtain inspection, unsafe structure
- Electrical Complaints
Examples: work without electrical permit, working without license, dangerous conditions
- Grading Complaints
Examples: grading without permit, failure to comply with approved plan, mud on roadway
- Plumbing and Gasfitting Complaints
Examples: work without plumbing permit, failure to maintain plumbing system, discharge of untreated sewage
- Rental Registration Complaints
Example: unregistered rental property
Check Complaint Status
Check the status of a previous complaint online. You can search by case number, case type, street address or date submitted.
You may also call Code Enforcement to check complaint status at 410-887-3351. If you mailed or faxed your complaint, please allow five working days before checking status.
Revised April 6, 2016