• License Renewal Update - The 2024 renewal for your electrical, gas fitter, on-site utility registrations and demolition licenses will start on November 27, 2023. Please log into your online portal account on or after that date to renew for 2024. All current licenses/registrations will expire on December 31st.
  • Housing Accelerator Fund - The Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS), and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs (MORP) announced a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the creation of permanent supportive housingLearn More
  • DHCD is providing up to $2.79 million ($1,500,000 for Impact Investment Areas and $1,290,000 for Middle Neighborhoods) in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds through the Developer Incentive Program. Each project is eligible to receive up to $50,000 per property of funding for homeownership projects.  Learn More


  • Current property registration and rental licensing requirements
  • LEARN about the Emergency Mortgage & Housing Assistance Program
  • LEARN about Rent Support Programs or other housing support services.
  • FAQs for the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Quick contact numbers for keys services:​​​​​

ePermits and Trades Licensing 443-984-1809
Plans Review 410-396-3460
Property Licensing and Registration 410-396-3575
Building Inspections 410-396-3470
Electrical/Mechanical/Plumbing Inspections 410-361-9270

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