Baltimore Housing'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. File your completed application in person at: The One- Stop Shop, 417 E. Fayette St., Room 100. Not sure if your project requires a permit? Call us at 410-396-3360

Building a rooftop deck? Get requirements here.

Penalty surcharge: click here for regulations and form for work conducted without a permit.

Do I need drawings or plans? Get requirements here.

Permit Fee Changes Effective 3/10/2013

2013 Building Code Updates

Fees and Procedures

Get a list of permit fees and see the plans review procedure on how/where to file your permit application. You can also get an application and other resources.

Existing Permit Search

Find all the permits issued since 1/1/2007.

Report un-permitted work


Check out QuickTrac 24 hour permit scheduling by phone.