Permit Application Forms


At left are links to online application forms and fee guides that have been developed by the Division of Inspections and Permits to aid applicants with the commercial and residential construction permit process.

Prior to the construction permit process, it is highly recommended that the applicant refer to the Department of Planning & Zoning for zoning regulations and the Division of Water and Sewerage for public water and/or sewer regulations and fees.

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There are four ways to submit your application:

  • Online using the Encompass portal. ( View a brief guide on creating an Encompass account) 
  • In person at the Inspections & Permits (I&P) office, located at 205 Main St., Floor 1, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday*. 
  • Drop box marked I&P, located at lower level main entrance of 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 during normal business hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • By mail to Inspections & Permits, 205 Main Street, 1st Floor, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

*The I&P office is closed for staff development from 8-10 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month.