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 SPRING/SUMMER SCHEDULE

 

Effective, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, The Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits will resume offering walk through process on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.  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.  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.