Location and Hours


Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning
1st Floor George Howard Building
3430 Court House Drive 
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

8:00 am to 3:00 pm


(410) 313-2350

Public Service Counter

The public service counter is the first point of contact for most individuals seeking assistance from DPZ. Planning and Zoning staff are available at the public service counter to answer questions from homeowners, developers, tradespeople, and others seeking information regarding Howard County's planning, zoning, and development activities.

Large Format Imaging Services

Large Format Imaging Services include reproduction and photo copy services of sizes greater than 11"x17". The Large Format Office is also the repository of approved development plans for the Department of Planning and Zoning. This office is located in the lower basement level of the George Howard Building adjacent to the Department of Finance.

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