Washington County Building Permits (Maryland)

Search for Washington County, MD building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Washington County, MD create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Washington County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Washington County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Washington County building permit. Washington County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Washington County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Hagerstown Building Department, Planning Zoning and Permits Hagerstown MD 1 East Franklin Street 21740 301-790-4163


Town and City Halls in Washington County, MD provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Washington County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Washington County, Maryland. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Washington County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Clear Spring Town Hall Clear Spring MD 146 Cumberland Street 21722 301-842-2252

Funkstown Town Hall Hagerstown MD 30 East Baltimore Street 21740 301-791-0948

Hagerstown City Hall Hagerstown MD Ste 1, 1 E Franklin St 21740 301-790-3200

Keedysville Town Hall Keedysville MD 19 South Main Street 21756 301-432-5795

Sharpsburg Town Hall Sharpsburg MD 106 East Main Street 21782 301-432-4428

Smithsburg Town Hall Smithsburg MD 21 West Water Street 21783 301-824-7234

Williamsport City Hall Williamsport MD 2 North Conococheague Street 21795 301-223-7711


Code Enforcement Offices in Washington County, MD are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Washington County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Washington County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Washington County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Washington County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Hagerstown Code Enforcement Hagerstown MD 1 East Franklin Street 21740 301-790-3200