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

OFFICE CLOSING

The Offices of the Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits will be closed on the morning of December 6, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm for an important Departmental Safety Presentation.

Office will promptly open again at Noon until 5:00pm

Thank you for your patience


OFFICE CLOSING

The Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits Will Be Closing For The Day At 2:00 P.M. On Friday, December 15, 2017.

We Apologize For Any Inconvenience 


** PUBLIC NOTICE **

 

  • THE ONE-DAY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WALK THROUGH PROCESS BEGINS THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 23, 2017 *

THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONS, LICENSES AND PERMITS ONE-DAY RESIDENTIAL WALK THROUGH PROCESS WILL START ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017. THEREFORE, THE LAST WEDNESDAY FOR OUR SPRING/SUMMER MONTHS WILL BE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017. WE WILL BE CONDUCTING OUR WALK THROUGH PROCESS ON THURSDAYS ONLY FOR OUR FALL/WINTER MONTHS AND WILL RESUME OUR TWO-DAY SCHEDULE IN THE SPRING OF 2018. PLEASE ADJUST YOUR SCHEDULES ACCORDINGLY. THANK YOU.

  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.