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District Assignments
The Code Enforcement Legal Section is comprised of attorneys assigned to each of the Housing Inspection Districts. The boundaries of those nine area offices are coterminous with the nine planning districts in Baltimore City.

Assistant Commissioner

Jason Hessler

Deputy Assistant Commissioner

Kathleen Byrne

Property Based Crime Solutions

Robert Durocher, Jr.

District Attorney

Central District

Amy Helbig

Southeastern District

Ilya Altman

Eastern District

Evan Helfrich

Northeastern District

Sophie Asike

Northern District

Seth Greer

Northwestern District

Jane Lewis

Western District

Blair Griffith

Southwestern District

Blair Griffith

Southern District

Lenehn Ricks

Housing Court

All these matters are heard in the Housing Court, a specially designated part of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City. Housing Court is the only part of the District Court that hears civil and criminal actions interchangeably. The Court on Wednesday morning and afternoons at 501 E Fayette Street.

Search for schedule hearings by address and neighborhood.