Carroll County government offers a wide array of services for its citizens and visitors.
The free web applications allow for subscribers to stay informed on important county news, improve communication between residents and their local government, and protect the well being of county citizens.
Carroll County Government's Enterprise GIS Division works with County agencies and allied partners to provide accurate, accessible, and comprehensive GIS data, infrastructure, and services that support the evolving business needs of Carroll County and the communities we serve.
The Carroll County Veterans Services Program provides guidance and assistance to Carroll County veterans, their dependents, and survivors with applying for Federal and State benefits.
Carroll Transit System, operated by Ride With Us, offers routes called TrailBlazers, that are open to the public. All TrailBlazer routes can deviated up to ¾ mile from a stop for all patrons including visitors with or without disabilities.
"How do I obtain permit history information for a particular property? "
- Permit data in the PORTAL from 2019 to date will include ALL documents related to the permit file. No PIA’s for this data will be accepted or processed since the information is accessible through the PORTAL. When using the portal simply enter the house # and street name for information.
- Permit data in the PORTAL from 1988 to 2018 will include basic permit information such as permit number, address, and work description. Should the supporting documents related to these permits be needed a PIA request can be submitted here.
- Any Permits prior to 1988 will require a PIA request by clicking here.
- You may want to start by visiting the state assessment website, this will assist you in determining when the primary structure was constructed to help you better determine the timeframe for the information you are seeking.
"How Do I Obtain a Copy of County Excess Funds?"
To request a copy of the county’s Tax Sale Surplus (Excess Funds) List, please email ComptrollerAdmin@carrollcountymd.gov with the request and the correct email address to send the file.
"I have a question or want to change information on my water or sewer account, what do I do? "
Please contact the Accounting department billing office at 410-386-2000.
"Who do I contact for information or changes to a property tax bill?"
Please contact the Carroll County Tax Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-386-2971
"I want to change or add/delete information on a deed, who do I contact? "
This information is handled through Carroll County Land Records through the Clerk of the Court. Below is the website and some information:
55 N. COURT STREET
WESTMINSTER, MD 21157-5155
PHONE: 410-386-8710 and 410-386-8760
"Does the county have blueprints and drawings of my property?"
No, the county does not keep copies of blueprints after projects are complete.
"How do I dispose excess latex paint?"
Step 1: Combine With Cat Litter
Add equal parts of cat litter to the latex paint in the can. If you have more than half a can, you can also pour the paint into a lined box or trash can Then pour in the cat litter.
Step 2: Allow the Mixture to Set
Stir the cat litter into the paint until it thickens and won't spill. Allow the mixture to sit for one hour.
Step 3: Throw It in the Garbage
Throw the dried paint in the can in the garbage. Be sure to remove the lid from the can.