March 30, 2020 Baltimore County
County Suspends New Parking Citations, Places Additional Restrictions on Public Access to County Office Buildings
Baltimore County today announced the latest update to County operations to protect employees and members of the public and minimize the spread of COVID-19:
Parking Citations Suspended
Starting today, Baltimore County has suspended the issuance of all parking citations for the duration of the local state of emergency.
County Executive Olszewski had previously issued an executive order providing an extension of all County licenses, permits, registrations and other authorizations until 30 days following the end of the local state of emergency. This applies to suspensions concerning payments of late fees owed to Baltimore County.
New County Building Restrictions
Baltimore County today also implemented additional public access restrictions at all Towson Complex County Office Buildings to further limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
While these buildings remain open for business Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., members of the general public will not be allowed beyond the lobby of each building.
Directional signage will be posted at each building. Additional information on individual departments is available here:
Office of Budget and Finance
Members of the public can drop off payments in designated lockboxes for the Office of Budget and Finance at the lobby of the Historic Courthouse (400 Washington Avenue, 21204) on both the North and South sides of the building.
The most efficient way to pay property taxes is to visit: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/taxpayerservices/taxsearch.html.
To pay a prior parking, red light or speed camera violation, visit: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/citations/index.html.
For bill payment questions, call 410-887-2777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To electronically record a document, such as a deed, visit www.simplifile.com or call 800-460-5657 to set up an account. For questions regarding e-filing documents, call 410-887-2416.
Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections
Members of the public can drop off permit and plan submissions in the lobby of the County Office Building (111 West Chesapeake Avenue, 21204). Staff will contact applicants via telephone or email to process the submittal.
Permit fees can now be paid online. An online link will be provided once fees are determined by a staff member.
Same-day permitting is suspended at this time.
Permit questions can be answered by calling 410-887-3900. For all other questions related to approvals or inspections, call 410-887-3353.
Department of Public Works and Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability
Members of the public can drop off submissions for the Department of Public Works and Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability in the lobby of the County Office Building (111 West Chesapeake Avenue, 21204).
Questions for Environmental Protection and Sustainability can be answered by calling 410-887-3733. Questions for Public Works can be answered by calling 410-887-3300.
Department of Planning
Members of the public can drop off documents for a Planning matters in a lockbox in the lobby of the Jefferson Building (105 West Chesapeake Avenue, 21204).
All Planning inquiries can be answered by calling 410-887-3211.