No. The County Department of Permitting Inspections, and Enforcement issues all permits, after review by several agencies for conformance with different types of regulations (building, fire, health, etc.). The Planning Department is merely the reviewing agency that ensures conformance with land use regulations.
For more information in permits, please contact the DPIE Permit Office at 301-883-5900
For more information on the Planning Department’s role in permitting, please email PPD-InfoCounter@ppd.mncppc.org or call 240-302-3460 or 240-302-9464.