Code Administration

As part of the Department of Community and Economic Development, the Code Administration operations strive to advance the economy, image and quality of life in Hagerstown and to be Professional, Fair and Consistent as we administer the City's Code Administration programs and codes.

General Information

             Contact Information
             Core Values
             Vision and Mission Statement
             Frequently Asked Licensing Questions
             Frequently Asked Permit Questions


             Building Permits
             Next Day Building Permits
             Additional Approvals
             Sign Permits
             Electrical Permits
             Plumbing Permits
             Mechanical Permits
             Curb/Sidewalk/Driveway Entrance Permits
             Street Closure/Detour - No Parking Signs
             Permit Fees
             Residential Energy Efficiency Certificate


             Rental Licensing
             Trade Licensing/Registration
             Vacant Structure Licensing


             Permit Inspections
             Licensing Inspections (Rental/Vacant)

Online Services

             Report an Issue/Violation or Non-Emergency Requests
             Inspection Requests
             Permit Applications - Coming Soon
             Rental Licensing
             Vacant Licensing

Permit Fees

Forms / Applications

Codes / Ordinances

             Codes / Ordinances
             Snow Shoveling Guidelines

Educational Outreach

External Links 

           Landlord issues with Tenants
             Tenant issues with Landlords
             Landlord and Tenants - Tips on Avoiding Disputes