Grading Permit- Howard County Details

Grading Permit- Howard County

General Info - Statewide Permit

Permit required to perform plumbing, gasfitting or on-site utility work.

  • Valid from approval date


  • N/A

    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Permit must be issued to a licensed master plumber or gasfitter.

  2. A licensed master plumber, licensed gasfitter, or licensed on-site utility contractor shall provide:

    - Evidence that they hold current and valid license;

    - Their name, home and business addresses, and phone numbers;

    - The name under which the business is conducted; and

    - Evidence of insurance required by the authority having jurisdiction

  3. The application shall be accompanied by a plan or drawing required by the authority having jurisdiction.

Apply for the Permit

Ready to apply?

Maintaining Your Permit

Renewal and maintenance - Valid from approval date for

Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)

  1. The authority having jurisdiction is authorized to grant one or more extensions of time, for periods of no more than 180 days each.


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Howard County - Department of Inspections, Licenses, Permits

Contact Information

Cathy Anest


Tel: (410) 313-2455