Development Plans Review
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. I would like some information regarding a lot I am interested in purchasing, such as whether it is a buildable lot, if any new roads are proposed, if the road the lot is on will be extended, etc.? Can I connect into the utilities (sewer and water) of the new development going in next door?
A. Knowing the name of the development is helpful. Contact Development Plans Review at 410-887-3751 or visit us at:
County Office Building, Room 119
111 West Chesapeake Avenue,
Towson, Maryland 21204
Q. What are my rights regarding the limbs and roots of my neighbor's tree trespassing onto my property? How do I find out if there is an approved landscape plan for my development?
A. Contact Development Plans Review.
Q. How can I get a Landscape Manual?
A. The Landscape Manual (PDF), which regulates landscape requirements for all new development, can be purchased in Development Plans Review, Room 119 of the County Office Building for $7 or mailed to you for $9. Call 410-887-3751 for more information.
Q. I plan to develop a piece of property and would like to know how to get sewer and water to the site, if the road would need to be widened, if curb and gutter would need to be provided, etc.?
A. If you have a specific piece of property in mind, contact Development Plans Review at 410-887-3751 and one of our project engineers will assist you.
Q. How do I obtain a list of engineers and/or surveyors that work in Baltimore County?
A. A current list of engineers and/or surveyors (PDF) is available online, or by contacting Carol Brown in Development Plans Review, Room 119 of the County Office Building or by telephone at Carol at 410-887-3751.
Revised December 5, 2012