Does Park and Planning issue my permits?
No. The County Department of Environmental Resources issues all permits, after review by a number of agencies for conformance with different types of regulations (building, fire, health, etc.). Park and Planning is merely one reviewing agency.

For more information, please call 301-952-3749.

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1. I purchased my home years ago because the land behind me was wooded. Does anyone have the right to come in now and develop this property?
2. How long does it take to process my permit application?
3. What can I do to quicken the processing of my permit application?
4. What is a site plan, and why do I need to submit one with my permit application?
5. Does Park and Planning issue my permits?
6. Why does Park and Planning need to see my permit application anyway?
7. May I have a business in my home, and do I need a permit for it?
8. May I walk my permit application through the process?
9. Why won't you pull my permit application out of the pile and put it on top to review before the others?
10. What happens to my non-walk-through permit application after you complete your review?