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Permits & Inspections

Mission

To protect the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of Washington County though the administration of land development and building related codes and ordinances and to provide direction and oversight for orderly, sound and cost effective land development that supports the Washington County economy and its citizens while assuring the maintenance and expansion of the infrastructure needed to serve it.

Vision

To work in cooperation with property owners, developers, consultants, and contractors to form a partnership for each project to provide the most efficient and cost effective service.

New Codes in affect March 1, 2020

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Permits & Inspections

Washington County Administrative Annex

80 West Baltimore Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (240) 313-2460
Fax: (240) 313-2401
TTY users: MD Relay 711

Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government

LIBERAL LEAVE IS IN EFFECT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Washington County Government would like to announce liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential Washington County employees due to the impending weather forecast and Washington County Public Schools operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow Thursday, January 20, 2022. County employees who are designated as “Essential” are expected to perform their duties as they normally would. Employees who can telework should report at their usual time.
 
The County encourages those who must travel to exercise caution while on roadways. If driving is essential, clear your vehicle completely, drive slowly, use caution, and don’t crowd or pass plows.
 
We will update the public if any changes occur. Please monitor Washington County Government’s website and social media for updates.