Housing/Building Inspections

Man sawing lumberDHCD's Office of Permits & Building Inspections enforces the Baltimore City Building Code, as well as state laws pertaining to construction and occupancy. This office issues building permits and provides subsequent inspections for; construction, alteration, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work in both commercial and residential structures.

Excluding permits for temporary events, all permit applications are now processed online. For the ePermits page to create an account and apply for your permit please click here, or visit our One-Stop-Shop (417 E. Fayette St., Room 100 - Baltimore, Md 21202) to file for your permit using one of our ePermits kiosks.

Not sure if your project requires a permit? Call us at 443-984-1809.

NOTE:  For property maintenance complaints, call 311.