Harford County Permits (Maryland)

Search for Harford County, MD county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Harford County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Harford County permits. Clerks in Harford County, Maryland may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Harford County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Harford County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Harford County Clerk Bel Air MD 20 West Courtland Street 21014 410-638-3426


A Harford County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Harford County, Maryland may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Harford County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Aberdeen City Hall Aberdeen MD 60 North Parke Street 21001 410-272-1600

Bel Air Town Hall Bel Air MD 39 North Hickory Avenue 21014 410-638-4550

Havre de Grace City Hall Havre de Grace MD 420 Pennington Avenue 21078 410-939-1800


A Harford County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Harford County, Maryland issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Harford County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Harford County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Bel Air Town Zoning Bel Air MD 705 East Churchville Road 21014 410-638-4540

Hartford County Building Department Bel Air MD 220 South Main Street 21014 410-638-3366

Hartford County Planning Department Bel Air MD 39 North Hickory Avenue 21014 410-879-9500