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



RESIDENTIAL WALK THROUGH ONE-DAY WINTER SCHEDULE

ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, OUR 1-DAY WALK THROUGH WILL BEGIN AND BE ON THURSDAYS ONLY UNTIL SPRING OF 2019.

  •   All properties served by private well and septic require prior Health Dept. approval. Please contact the Health Dept. at 410-313-2640 for information on obtaining their approval before coming to the walk-through process.