Search for Howard County, MD land records. Land records include land deeds, mortgages, land grants, liens, foreclosures, titles, easements, oil and gas leases, property ownership history, and prior selling prices.
Howard County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Howard County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Howard County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.
Howard County Planning Department Ellicott City MD 3430 Court House Drive 21043 410-313-2350
Howard County Zoning Ellicott City MD 3430 Court House Drive 21043 410-313-2395
Howard County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in %state-abbr%. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Howard County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Howard County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.
Howard County Assessment Office Ellicott City MD 3451 Court House Drive 21043 410-480-7940
Howard County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Howard County land records, are open to the public. The Howard County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Howard County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.
Howard County Clerk Ellicott City MD 8360 Court Avenue 21043 410-313-3825
Howard County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in %state-abbr%. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Howard County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Howard County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.
Howard County Recorder of Deeds Columbia MD 9250 Bendix Road 21045 410-313-5850
Howard County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue %state-abbr%. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Howard County land records. These Howard County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Howard County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.
Howard County Treasurer's Office Ellicott City MD 3430 Court House Drive 21043 410-313-2195