RELEASE: Department of Housing & Community Development COVID-19 Update

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Bernard C. “Jack” Young


City of Baltimore

250 City Hall • Baltimore, Maryland 21202 • 410-396-3835



March 15, 2020

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Department of Housing & Community Development COVID-19 Update

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young issued new guidance to city agencies as it relates to public interaction.

Due to the potential spread in Baltimore City of Covid-19, and for the protection of the general public and our employees, the Department of Housing & Community Development's One-Stop Shop, located at 417 E. Fayette Street, will close to the public beginning Monday, March 16. No permit applications will not be accepted in person until further notice.

The Department is also suspending all in-person services for permits and plan reviews (construction and building permits) and licensing and registration (property, contractors, and alarms).

Visit and go to the “Permits and Inspections” link to process online, or call 443-984-1809 for Permits and Plans Review, and 410-396-3575 for Licensing and Registration.