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



** PUBLIC NOTICE **

 

A Plumbing Advisory Board meeting has been scheduled for May 15, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Clarksville Conference Room located at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., Ellicott City, Md 20143.

 

 

  • THE TWO-DAY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WALK THROUGH PROCESS BEGINS THE WEEK OF MARCH 12, 2018 *

THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONS, LICENSES AND PERMITS TWO-DAY RESIDENTIAL SPRING AND SUMMER WALK THROUGH PROCESS WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018 AND THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018. THEREFORE,  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.