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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.

Popular Services

Fee Waiver Request

Read the notice regarding the Stormwater Variance Fee-in-lieu for the Parkton Solar Project.

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.

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

Fee Schedule

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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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