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 CHANGE

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR LAST WEDNESDAY OF 2-DAY RESIDENTIAL WALK THROUGH FOR THE SUMMER SCHEDULE IS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 31, 2018.
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.