Community Resources

Online Permit Tracking System

Howard County Department of Inspections, Licenses & Permits has gone live with an online component of their automated permitting process. The new service will allow permit applicants to track the status of their permits from application all the way through final inspection. The link to the “citizen access” module can be reached by clicking HERE

For more information, please visit their website or for general licenses and permitting questions, contact the Department of Inspections, Licenses & Permits at 410-313-2455. To continue to use the IVR system call 410-313-3800. 

Howard County Council Electronic Sign-Up


Citizens wishing to sign-up electronically to testify at the Howard County Council’s legislative hearings may sign-up by clicking on the link above and follow sign-up instructions. Written testimony may be submitted when signing up to testify. Those registering will receive a confirmation e-mail along with a convenient link to expedite future registrations. 

People will be called to testify on each bill or resolution in the order in which they signed up.Those who do not have access to a computer may continue to register at the Council’s hearings, where staff will be available to assist with electronic sign-up, or they may call the Council’s office during regular business hours for assistance by telephone. 


Department of Public Works Construction Projects
For questions or concerns regarding specific projects please contact Public Works Customer Service at 410-313-3440 or by e-mail to [email protected]
For information on Environmental Services, Engineering, Facilities, Highways, and Utilities go to Department of Public Works home page.