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Baltimore County suspends issuance of all parking citations during state of emergency

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Posted at 12:37 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 12:41:35-04

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. — Baltimore County announced the latest update to county operations to protect employees and members of the public and minimize the spread of COVID-19.

Parking Citations Suspended:

Starting Monday, Baltimore County has suspended the issuance of all parking citations for the duration of the local state of emergency.

County Executive Olszewski had previously issued an executive order providing an extension of all County licenses, permits, registrations and other authorizations until 30 days following the end of the local state of emergency. This applies to suspensions concerning payments of late fees owed to Baltimore County.

New County Building Restrictions:

Baltimore County today also implemented additional public access restrictions at all Towson Complex County Office Buildings to further limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

While these buildings remain open for business Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., members of the general public will not be allowed beyond the lobby of each building.

Directional signage will be posted at each building. Additional information on individual departments is available here:

Budget and Finance

Members of the public can drop off payments in designated lockboxes for the Office of Budget and Finance at the lobby of the Historic Courthouse (400 Washington Avenue Towson, MD 21204) on both the North and South sides of the building.

The most efficient way to pay property taxes is to visit: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/taxpayerservices/taxsearch.html [baltimorecountymd.us1.list-manage.com].

To pay a prior parking, red light or speed camera violation, visit: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/budfin/citations/index.html [baltimorecountymd.us1.list-manage.com].

For bill payment questions, call 410-887-2777 or email payments@baltimorecountymd.gov.

To electronically record a document, such as a deed, visit www.simplifile.com [baltimorecountymd.us1.list-manage.com] or call 800-460-5657 to set up an account. For questions regarding e-filing documents, call 410-887-2416.

Permits, Approvals and Inspections

Members of the public can drop off permit and plan submissions in the lobby of the County Office Building (111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, MD 21204). Staff will contact applicants via telephone or email to process the submittal.

Permit fees can now be paid online. An online link will be provided once fees are determined by a staff member.

Same-day permitting is suspended at this time.

Permit questions can be answered by calling 410-887-3900. For all other questions related to approvals or inspections call 410-887-3353.

Department of Public Works and Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability

Members of the public can drop off submissions for the Department of Public Works and Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability in the lobby of the County Office Building (111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, MD 21204).

Questions for Environmental Protection and Sustainability can be answered by calling 410-887-3733. Questions for Department of Public Works can be answered by calling 410-887-3300.

Department of Planning

Members of the public can drop off documents for a Planning matters in a lockbox in the lobby of the Jefferson Building (105 W. Chesapeake Avenue Towson, MD 21204).

All Planning inquiries can be answered by calling 410-887-3211.