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Public Notice: Annual Towing Fee Hearing

The Director of the Baltimore County Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections will hold a virtual public hearing at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 1, to consider testimony on proposed changes of the maximum allowable fees or charges for police-initiated towing and trespass towing in accordance with Regulation, Code of Baltimore County Regulations regarding police-initiated towing and Regulation, Code of Baltimore Regulations regarding trespass towing.  

Primary Functions

Building Plans Review is responsible for reviewing all new building plans and permits to assure adherence to the Baltimore County building, fire and related codes.

Important Notices

Applicants for commercial building permits may utilize County-approved independent plan reviewers to expedite building plan approval. Review the following:

Review Facts You Should Know for Permit Applications for an explanation of what requirements are to be met before applying and proceeding with any building, plumbing or electrical work in Baltimore County. Following this information may help you avoid delays or problems as you go through the permit process.

Energy Conservation Information and Forms

Accessible Parking Requirements

Floodplain Information

If you are building or renovating in a waterfront or stream area, the floodplain regulations can be confusing. View the floodplain information to find some of the questions, answers, guidelines and forms that people frequently request.

Inspection Connection

Use Inspection Connection to schedule inspections or inquire about permits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Additional Documents and Information

Adopted Design Manual Changes: The Design Division of the Baltimore County Bureau of Engineering and Construction has adopted changes to portions of the "Design Manual: Chapter on Structures" regarding retaining walls referred to in the Baltimore County Building Code, Section 1806.2.

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Building Plans Review

County Office Building
111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Room 110
Towson, Maryland 21204


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






E. John Bryan Jr.