Inspections and Permits

The Department of Inspections and Permits provides efficient plan review, permit processing, inspection of permits, complaint investigations, commercial license issuance, and inspection of private stormwater facilities.

I&P Notice 6/3/2024

Effective June 23, 2024 Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits will adopt the 2021 Editions of the International Code Council (ICC) Codes, and the 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NFPA70) in accordance with the State of Maryland law. Also effective June 23, 2024, the Permit Center will no longer accept PLANS ON FILE for pools or solar panel installations.

Construction Workers on site

Land Use Navigator

The Land Use Navigator is a web based application that allows customers to access and obtain Inspection and Permit services online. 

Caution tape on a construction site

Building and Grading Violations

Suspected code violations that are reported to the Department of Inspections and Permits will result in an investigation and potential fine for the offenders.  Report a violation or check on the status of an existing report.  

Permit Center

The Permit Center intakes permit and subdivision applications for those wanting to do so in person. It serves both residential and commercial customers.

2664 Riva Road, Heritage Office Complex  
Annapolis, MD 21401  
(410) 222-7730

Customer Activity at the Permit Center