Welcome to the Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits

MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits is the clearinghouse for processing licenses and permits, reviewing construction documents, and inspecting buildings and structures for code compliance. 

Robert J. Frances, P. E. , Director

George Howard Building

3430 Court House Drive

Ellicott City, MD 21043

bfrances@howardcountymd.gov

What's New

Notice of Walk Through Winter Schedule Change

 Effective, Thursday, November 10, 2016 , The Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits will only offer walk through processing on Thursdays during the winter months.  The hours are 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Please note, walk through permit processing is available for miscellaneous residential building permits only.  We will resume our Wednesday & Thursday afternoons schedule on Wednesday, March 14, 2017.