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Suspicious Activity

Suspicious behaviors include unknown individuals loitering; strangers asking questions about buildings or people; abandoned backpacks or packages; unusual chemical smells; people identifying themselves but without credentials. Report suspicious activity that does not require an immediate response by submitting a tip through iWatch Baltimore County.  For suspicious activity requiring an immediate response, call 911.

Police
Media Relations
410-887-2222

Lost Property

Lost property is missing or lost and is not believed to be a theft. A few examples include leaving your purse or coat in a restaurant.

Police
410-887-2222

Abandoned Motor Vehicle

An abandoned vehicle is defined as a vehicle parked on a public roadway or private property that is visibly inoperable or; is not displaying current, valid registration or; is illegally parked for more than 48 hours.

Police
410-887-2222

Hit and Run

A hit and run is when a vehicle has been struck and damaged by another vehicle. For example, if your car is parked, unoccupied and is struck by another vehicle and no suspect vehicle information or evidence is available and no paint was transferred.

Police
410-887-2222

Destruction of Property

Destruction of property involves the act of damaging or defacing public or private property. A few examples include knocking over mailboxes, throwing rocks through windows, scratching or keying a vehicle, etc.

Police
410-887-2222

Theft

Theft is when your property is taken without your permission. For example, if your coat was stolen from your chair while you were in the restroom, or property was taken from the inside of a vehicle.

Police
410-887-2222

Code Complaint

Permits, Approvals and Inspections will investigate complaints or forward the complaint to the proper agency for action. In order to process your complaint with minimum delay, certain information is required. Report tall grass, junk yard conditions, recreational vehicle parking, etc.

Permits, Approvals and Inspections
Code Enforcement
410-887-3351

Complaints Regarding Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The ADA complaint form may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, employment or benefits by Baltimore County Government.

Office of the ADA Coordinator
410-887-3353
TTY: Maryland Relay - 711

Pothole, Roadside Litter, Ice Conditions

Report road and transportation related problems such as potholes, roadside litter and ice conditions.

Public Works
Highways
410-887-3560

Street Light Outage

Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) maintains the vast majority of street lights for Baltimore County. To report an outage or pole damage, call 800-685-0123 or go visit BGE.com.

Public Works
Traffic Engineering
410-887-3716

Traffic Sign or Signal Problems

Traffic signs and signals are maintained by either Baltimore County or the State Highway Administration. For immediate safety issues, call 911. They will contact the appropriate agency for emergency response. For general concerns, you may use our Contact Us form.

Public Works
Traffic Engineering
410-887-3554

Lost Pet

Report or find a lost cat, dog or small animal.

Health
Animal Services
410-887-7297

Water Issues

Complaints or requests must be reported to Baltimore City. The city is responsible for all water service in Baltimore County.

To report water main breaks or leaks in the County, use Baltimore City's online form or call 410-396-5352. City residents should call 311.

For water bill information or problems, call 410-396-5398.

Baltimore City Public Works
Water Main Issues
410-396-5352
Billing
410-396-5398

Sewer Issues

To report sewer backups, overflowing or missing manholes, blocked or damaged storm drains, please contact the Bureau of Utilities.

Public Works - Bureau of Utilities
410-887-1836
Fax: 410-887-1832

Animal Complaint

Report a barking dog or stray cat. For assistance with most wildlife complaints, contact the Nuisance Wildlife Hotline at 1-877-463-6497 or visit www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife. To report tall grass and owners who fail to keep their yard clear of pet waste, submit a Code Complaint.

Health
Animal Services
410-887-7297

Complaints Regarding Trash and Recycling Collection

Request or complain about your trash or recycling collection. Provide as much information as you can to help us respond more quickly and effectively to your request/complaint.

Public Works
Solid Waste Management
410-887-2000

Broken Links, Misspellings and Outdated Information on the County Web Site

Submitting this Problem Reporting form, you will assist us in making sure the information provided by our site is accurate and functional.

Information Technology
Business Applications
410-887-3223

Rat Problems

Supply as much specific information as possible regarding where the rats, rat burrows or rat runs have been seen, and how you may be contacted for more information.

Permits, Approvals and Inspections
Code Enforcement
410-887-3351