Office of Consumer Protection
The Office of Consumer Protection is a division of the Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services. Whether we are mediating disputes, taking enforcement action or providing tips on how to avoid scams or make smart purchasing decisions, we are helping to protect Howard County's consumers.

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Howard County Consumer Protection 

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive 

Columbia, MD 21046 

(410) 313-6420 (voice/relay)

Fax: (410) 313-6453 

Email: consumer@howardcountymd.gov