Division of Engineering & Construction Management
Permitting Department

BUILDING PLAN REVIEW / LICENSES

 

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Assessments & Taxation
International Code Council
MD Home Improv Comm
Washington County Plats
Planning & Zoning Dept.
Public Works Division

 

Angela A. Smith
Deputy Director/Deputy Code Official,
ECM, Permitting

Washington Co. Administrative Annex
80 West Baltimore Street,
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Telephone: 240- 313-2460    
Fax: 240- 313-2461
TTY users:  MD Relay 711

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday  7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Permit Processing Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs. & Friday  7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday  7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Same Day Permits Hours:  Wednesdays 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Appointment Scheduling Hours:  Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

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Permitting is located under the Division of Engineering & Construction Management and is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • The receipt and processing of all types of residential/commercial building permits and trade permits
  • Issuance of licenses for junkyards, mechanical, plumbing and electrical contractors
  • Reviews plans for building construction and related trades
  • Serves administratively to the Plumbing/Mechanical Board, Board of Examiners & Supervisors, Animal Control Board and Building Board of Appeals
  • Enforces local and state building related codes and ordinances
  • Enforces the Zoning Ordinance

Mission Statement:  To protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Washington County by providing exemplary customer service in the administration and enforcement of adopted building related codes and ordinances.

Vision Statement:  To confidently approach everyday with an award-winning attitude dedicated to discovering new worlds of service.