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The Department of Permits and Inspections is responsible for the administration and enforcement of building codes in Talbot County. The purpose of the codes is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard life or limb, health and public welfare. The codes shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures in Talbot County.

* Payment must be received upon applying for permit. Please make all checks payable to Talbot County. Credit cards and cash cannot be accepted at the counter.

If you require added assistance with the application instructions or process, please contact our office:

Talbot County Permits and Inspections
215 Bay Street, Suite 3
Easton, MD 21601
Phone (410) 770-6840   Fax (410) 770-6843
Open Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Permits will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m.


Updated Fee Schedule Effective July 1, 2018



In order to receive buiding code updates, please send your e-mail address to bgarner@talbotcountymd.gov (please reference you would like to be on our e-mail list and if you are a building contractor, HVAC Contractor, Plumbing Contractor, Architect, engineer or designer).

When these changes are announced we will post on our website and also e-mail.

Key Changes in the 2015 International Codes


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