Department of Community Development

Permits are required for the following types of work in the City of Frostburg:

 

New Construction, including sheds and garages

* All new single and two-family construction in the City of Frostburg is required to be sprinklered in accordance with  Maryland Building Performance Standards.  The City is offering an incentive for new single and two-family construction which includes a water connection fee rebate of $1,000 and a Real Estate Tax reduction for a three year period, provided the sprinkler system is installed and tested.

 

Major Renovation (structural changes)

Grading

Fences

Signs

Home Occupations

Business Occupancy

Demolition

Soliciting

Certificate of Approval for work that alters the exterior of a structure in the Historic District

 

Burning Permits for the burning of yard material - call the Allegany County Health Department at

(301) 759-5039 - bring a copy of Health Department Permit to City Hall to be issued a Frostburg Burning Permit.  The City of Frostburg Burning Permit is issued free of charge, but is required so that City Police and the Frostburg Fire Department are notified.  Burning permits are not required for small recreational bonfires.

 

Please call or email Joe Rogers, Community Development Planner for more information regarding the permits required for the work you are planning.  We look forward to working with you on your next project.

 

Joe Rogers

jrogers@frostburgcity.org

301-689-6000 ext. 110

 

Permit Application Forms

 

Building Permit: for new construction

 - Plan Review Requirements for Residential Construction

 - Inspection Requirements for Residential Construction

General Permit: for home occupations, occupancy, soliciting, accessory structures, grading, fences

Pool Permit: for above ground and in-ground pools

                    (pools with inflatable ring/temporary pools do not generally require a permit)

Sign Permit: for any new sign both for businesses and home occupations

Demolition Permits: for demolition of any structure

 

Family Childcare Home Permit

 

Board of Zoning Appeals Permit: to be completed when seeking a variance, special exception, or administrative error request.

 

Chicken License: required in order to keep chickens in City limits

A Guide to Keeping Chickens in the City of Frostburg

 

Historic District Certificate of Approval Application: required for work in the Frostburg Historic District

 

2017-18 Fee Schedule

 

 

 

City of Frostburg | 301-689-6000

59 E. Main Street | PO Box 440 | Frostburg, MD 21532

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