Permits and Inspections
DEPARTMENT OF PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
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.
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If you require added assistance with the application instructions or process, please contact us:
TALBOT COUNTY PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
215 BAY STREET, SUITE 2
EASTON, MD 21601
Hours: M-F 8:00 - 4:30
(note: permits will not be accepted after 4:00)
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 coming from Rt. 322 North (Easton Bypass) turn right at St. Michaels Road traffic light onto Bay Street. Turn left off of Bay Street onto driveway to left (across from St. Mark's Village). There will be a pond on the left and right side. Take second driveway to right and look for signs that say Talbot County Government.
If coming from Rt. 50 Eastbound, take yield at Rt. 322 South (Easton Bypass). Go to fourth traffic light and make left at St. Michaels Road traffic light onto Bay Street. Turn left off of Bay Street onto driveway to left (across from St. Mark's Village). There will be a pond on the left and right side. Take second driveway to right and look for signs that say Talbot County Government.
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EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) effective April 22, 2010
Notice of Change in Building Codes - As of July 2, 2012
ATTENTION ALL MHBR AND MHIC BUILDING CONTRACTORS, HVAC CONTRACTORS, PLUMBING CONTRACTORS, ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS AND DESIGNERS...
PLEASE NOTE UPCOMING CODE CHANGES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THESE UPDATES, PLEASE SEND YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS TO firstname.lastname@example.org (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.