Do I Need a Permit?

Getting Started

County Projects

1. Find your Property

View a map of your property and all applicable permitting details

NOTE: If your property is within a municipality (Town of North Beach or Chesapeake Beach), please check their website for additional information prior to application submittal to Calvert County Inspections & Permits.


View a list of work types in Calvert County

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There are four ways to submit your application:

  • Online using the Encompass portal. (View a brief guide on creating an Encompass account) 
  • In person at the Inspections & Permits (I&P) office, located at 205 Main St., Floor 1, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday*. 
  • Drop box marked I&P, located at lower level main entrance of 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 during normal business hours Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • By mail to Inspections & Permits, 205 Main Street, 1st Floor, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

*The I&P office is closed for staff development from 8-10 a.m. the first and third Thursday of each month.