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Important Notes Regarding Request Intake
  • Deed Packages—Submit to the Records Section.
  • Deliveries and Walk-In Project Status Requests—Accepted 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Appointments are recommended.
  • Information Requests—Accepted 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • General Mail—Deliver to the Legal Section.

The Real Estate Compliance Section handles right-of-ways, easements, and other related property matters for both private development and public use, as well as:

  • Purchases real property for Baltimore County
  • Disposes of real property no longer needed by the County (including exchanges)
  • Processes road closings/openings, petitions and hearings
  • Maintains the County land inventory
  • Reviews and approves public deeds and plats
  • Handles records and research


Complete the project transmittal request form

Contact Information

Determine which section to contact regarding the following topics.

Division to ContactRegarding

Phone: 410-887-3259

  • Title examinations
  • Valuation assignments in road improvements, easements, parks and public buildings
  • Review of independent appraisals to ensure compliance with code, regulations and professional standards.

Contract and Property Settlement
Phone: 410-887-3269 

Phone: 410-887-3253

  • Deed status
  • Real Estate Compliance closeout

Real Property Negotiations
Phone: 410-887-3259


  • Relocation of property owners and tenants displaced by acquisitions
  • Review of development plans prior to Hearing Officer's approval
  • Proper disclosure of public improvements to the County as part of the close out process
  • Real estate specialist
  • Developer's deeds
  • Acquiring real estate for public projects (road improvements, easements, parks, public buildings, etc.)
Phone: 410-887-3263
  • Records and research
  • County maintenance or ownership of roads
  • County ownership of real property or easement rights over non-County property

Road Closings
Phone: 410-887-3269

  • Openings/closings of roads
  • Processing road closing applications
  • Hearings held to foreclose the right of the general public to use a road
Surplus Property
Phone: 410-887-3269 
  • Preparation and execution of legal documents for the transfer, sale or purchase of land 
  • Acquiring County-owned property
  • Releasing of County easement

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Contact Us

Real Estate Compliance

111 West Chesapeake Avenue
Room 127
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.



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