Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement

Welcome to the Department of Permitting,
Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE).
DPIE is the result of an initiative to streamline County government operations in the areas of permitting, business licensing, inspections and property code enforcement.


Daniel L. Dornan, Selected to Receive the GFOA-WMA Award for Excellence in Government Finance
on Behalf of DPIE


Dr. Haitham A. Hijazi, Director of the Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) announced that DPIE received the Government Finance Officers Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area (GFOA-WMA) 2015 Award for Excellence in Government Finance. This Award was presented in recognition of the tremendous strides the agency has made in improving and delivering more efficient and effective permitting, inspection and enforcement services to the customers and citizens of Prince George’s County. 

The Story of DPIE, written by Daniel Dornan, Special Assistant to the Director, captures the history of DPIE and served as the basis for the GFOA-WMA Award. The Story highlights the three years of continuous effort to create, develop and implement DPIE, which stemmed from the forward thinking vision of County Executive Rusher L. Baker, III to streamline permitting, inspections and enforcement services.

Photo (left to right):  Mr. Cyril Bryon, Jr., President of GFOA-WMA; Paul Geraty, KPMG Partner and GFOA-WMA Board Member; Daniel Dornan, Special Assistant to the Director, DPIE; Carla Reid, General Manager, WSSC; and Nicholas A. Majett, Prince George's County Chief Administrative Officer.


Online Permits, Payments and ePlan Applications


All users may complete ONLINE PERMIT APPLICATIONS by electronically entering information on an online form. To PAY ONLINE, click here. Questions may be referred to the Permit Center at 301.883.5900. Inquiries regarding ePlan submissions may 
e-mailed to


Foreclosure Property Registration Form

– Attention Lenders –


Please click here to register a property (residential or commercial) that is in the process of foreclosure.  After the information is completed, it will be added to Prince George's County's Foreclosure Property Registry.