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Zoning Review Forms

Paper Permit Applications No Longer Accepted

As of Monday, November 1, all applications for building, plumbing, electrical and other construction permits must be completed online.


To help with the transition, first come, first serve public work stations will be placed in the lobby with available staff to help customers create their online accounts and applications.

Permit Processing Office Closed October 28 and October 29

To prepare for the transition from paper to online applications, the Permit Processing Office will be closed for staff training on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29. Permit applications will not be accepted these days. View additional information about the online permit transition.


Permits, Approvals and Inspections provides these downloadable forms, petitions, use permits, checklists, verifications and other zoning related services frequently used in the zoning process. These documents will open in a new window. Sign and fence applications may be obtained in person at the Zoning Review Office located at 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 111, Towson, Maryland, 21204. Please call the Zoning Review Office at 410-887-3391 for further information.

Building Permit and Pier Permit Approvals

Zoning Use Permit, Counter and Plan Approvals

Variance, Special Exception and Special Hearing Petitions

Verifications: Verbal and Written

Signs and Fences

Zoning Final Development Plans and Partial Final Development Plans

Reclassification (Cycle and Out-of-Cycle Re-zoning Petitions)

Development Review Committee (DRC) Lot Line Adjustments (LLA)


Revised October 14, 2021         


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