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Baltimore County releases public code enforcement data dashboard

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday released a new data dashboard displaying detailed information about code enforcement complaints, violations, and enforcement actions in Baltimore County.

This new dashboard expands Olszewski’s unprecedented efforts to provide more information to the public and increase government transparency.

“Code enforcement is a critical tool to help ensure vibrant neighborhoods, and this new tool will provide residents with the unprecedented ability to quickly and conveniently review the status of code enforcement complaints—and results—in their communities and across Baltimore County,” Olszewski said. “Thanks to our BCSTAT data team, as well as the Baltimore County Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections for creating this new tool that expands our administration’s work to provide more accessible and open government.”

The Code Enforcement Data Dashboard, developed by Baltimore County’s BCSTAT team, displays data showing the status of code complaints and violations in Baltimore county from 2018 to present. Residents may look up individual code enforcement cases by address, case number and more.

Through this dashboard, residents are also able to view detailed information about code enforcement cases across the county including annual summaries, countywide data on types of complaints and outcomes, a geographic breakdown of overall cases, and more.

The dashboard is expected to be updated daily.

Baltimore County’s Code Enforcement team works to maintain or improve the standards of a community by enforcement of the County Code and County Zoning regulations. Code violations can be reported by residents directly, or by Code Enforcement officers during proactive inspections.

Code enforcement agents inspect resident-reported violations and if a violation is confirmed, corrective action is taken. Code enforcement agents may issue a notice of correction for a violation, issue a fine, or in cases of nonresponsive and repeated violations, schedule a contractor to correct the violation whose fee is then charged to the property owner.

Individuals may report new code violations by visiting

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