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 Zoning

The Zoning Administrator is responsible for administering the zoning ordinance of the City of Westminster. The Zoning Administrator renders decisions regarding the interpretation of the zoning ordinance; reviews, processes and determines fees for building permits; conducts fieldwork and provides zoning enforcement.


How can I confirm the zoning for a property located in Westminster?
You can confirm the zoning for a property by contacting the Zoning Administrator at 410-751-5505.
Where do I apply for a building permit for a property in Westminster?
You apply at the Carroll County Office of Permits and Inspections at 225 North Center Street. For more information, call the Carroll County offices at 410-386-2400.
Where can I obtain a copy of Westminster's Zoning Ordinance?
The Zoning Ordinance is available online here.
Where can I obtain a copy of the City's Zoning Map?
The Zoning Map is available online here.
Does Westminster charge development fees for projects in the City?
Westminster does charge development fees for new and expanded projects in the City. We also charge fees for projects in the County involving water and sewer service. To confirm the fees for a specific project, contact the Zoning Administrator at 410-751-5505.
What are the development fees for projects for projects in the City?
The current fee schedules are available here.
How do I apply for an Administrative Adjustment?
The application for an Administrative Adjustment is available here. Check the current fee schedule for the correct fee when you submit your application. Please be aware that your Administrative Adjustment hearing will be scheduled at a minimum of one month from the date that you submit your application.