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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

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday  7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday  7:30 AM - 3:00 PM


County Announces Same Day Permitting & Appointment Scheduling Options. Click here for details.




New:  Review of the 2015 International Codes are underway



New:  Fire Sprinkler Systems to be installed in One and Two Family Dwellings          

    Effective July 1, 2015 (Adopted Amendment ORD-2012-15)


Permitting is located under the Division of Engineering & Construction and is responsible 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


Interactive Zoning Map

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9/1/15 3:24 PM

Online Services

Apply for a Permit
Check Permit Status
Schedule an Inspection
Zoning Complaint Form

Quick Links

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MD Home Improv Comm
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Planning & Zoning Dept.
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