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A moving permit is required when relocating a building to a new lot or different section of the existing lot.

Required Documents

You must provide the following when submitting your permit application.

  • Rat Eradication Letter—Must be completed by a licensed pest control company prior to issuance.
  • Site plan
  • If on well/septic—Site plan required.
  • If moving from one property to another—Detailed map for route from beginning to end.
  • If it is crossing a bridge—Contact the Department of Public Works and Transportation.
  • If using County roads—Contact the Baltimore County Police Department.
  • If using State Roads—Contact State Police.

About the Application Process

To learn more about the application process, read the steps and watch the videos below, or view the FAQ or full tutorial video playlist.

 Apply for a Permit

Once you have reviewed the process outlined above and have gathered your required documentation, apply for your permit online using the buttons below.


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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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