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Department of Fire and Rescue Services
A day as a "modern day" employee of Fire & Rescue contains considerably more responsibility than has been historically believed
Howard County Housing

The Department of Housing and Community Development works to provide affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate income residents of Howard County. The Department administers a range of Federal, State, and County funded programs providing opportunities for affordable home ownership,

Community Service Partnerships
Howard County, through its Department of Citizen Services, offers grants to nonprofit organizations providing a human service activity in the county.
Continuum of Care (CoC)

  Homeless? If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or are experiencing a housing crisis, please contact Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Inc. at 410-531-6677 for screening and intake to the Coordinated System of Homeless Services, or for a referral to an appropriate human service agency.

Police: Home page
Police home page; about the Howard County Police Department
The Howard County Health Department

The Health Department is the sole government agency responsible for improving the health of Howard County. By State and County authority, the Health Department is charged with enforcement of certain federal, state and county laws and regulations.


Bureau of Environmental Services
The Bureau of Environmental Services operates the county landfill, implements and manages recycling programs, oversees residential trash collections, and administers storm water management.
Planning and Zoning

Welcome to the Department of Planning and Zoning. Our website is designed to be your online resource for information on development, zoning, agricultural and environmental preservation, and community planning in Howard County.

Consumer Affairs
Howard County Office of Consumer Affairs summary of services.
Welcome to the Office of Purchasing

Thank you for your interest in the Howard County Office of Purchasing. Last year, the Office of Purchasing was responsible for the expenditure of over $145 million of taxpayer funds.


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