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Department ofPermits, Approvals and Inspections

With over 600 square miles and approximately 847,562 people in Baltimore County, the Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections (PAI) oversees the development and use of land.

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Fee Waiver Request

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Records Search

Use the records search tool to find permits, code complaints and development projects. Use the search guide to help you search for permits.

Search Property for Code Complaints and Violations

Use property search to search for the status of a specific complaint or violation using the case number or street address. Select Code Complaint located at the top of the page, then select Search Complaints.

Search Open Code Enforcement Investigations

View the complaint report for properties that are under investigation to determine if a code violation exists.

Reports are updated weekly and may be changed at any time. The inclusion of an address in these reports does not necessarily mean the property violates the Baltimore County Code; it means that a complaint was received and the property will be inspected to determine if it violates the code.

Verification Request

If your request is for confirmation of Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Use and Occupancy permits, this is not a request within the parameters of the Maryland Public Information Act. It is a Verification of Information request. Be advised that there is a fee for each verification.

Public Information Act (PIA) Requests

To review or obtain copies of records not found online, submit a PIA request form. Contact the divisions below for the following:

Contact InformationRegarding
Building Plans Review
Phone: 410-887-3987


Phone: 410-887-3391Zoning regulations
Sediment Control|
Phone: 410-887-3226
Sediment run-off from construction sites
Maryland Home Improvement Commission
Phone: 410-230-6309
Licenses for contractors

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Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections

County Office Building
111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.




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