Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement

We promote economic development and protect the safety of County residents, businesses, and visitors through permitting, inspection, and licensing services.

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Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement Highlights

DPIE Connect: Bringing Agency Experts Together with Entrepreneurs

DPIE Offers Business Owners a Free Mini Preliminary Design Review Meeting!

Special Event Expedited Review Fee

County Council adopted the Special Event Expedited Review Fee to cover expedited plan reviews and inspections for the issuance of Special Event Temporary Use and Occupancy Permit applications

Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement News and Announcements

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Community Information Sessions Move to Quarterly Presentations

Third-Thursday Community Information Sessions Resume in February 2024

DPIE Welcomes Eric Ampedu, new Associate Director, photo of Eric on blue and green background


DPIE Welcomes Eric Ampedu

New Associate Director of the Administrative Services Division joins DPIE's…

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School, Public Safety Fees Adjusted

School Facilities Surcharge fees and Public Safety and Behavioral Health…

Upcoming Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement Events

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ePlan Customer Trainings
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Training Session

Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement Leadership

Dawit Abraham

Dawit Abraham


Director Abraham is a civil engineer with over four decades of experience in engineering design and construction work. He has served in various leadership roles in Prince George’s County Government at DPW&T and DPIE.

Mr. Abraham has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa and a Master of Science in Civil and Structural Engineering from Lehigh University. He is a Professional Engineer licensed to practice and is a member of the County Engineers Association of Maryland, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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9400 Peppercorn Place

Largo, MD 20774