A brief guide to county agencies

The administrative offices of the Baltimore County government are in the Old County Courthouse, 400 Washington Ave., Towson 21204. You can get answers to general government questions by calling 410-887-0000 or online at www.baltimore

The county's Web site has a guide to county agencies and services, and residents may pay parking tickets, report potholes or e-mail the county executive online.


Baltimore County police

In case of emergency, call 911. For nonemergencies and for police department information, call 410-887-2222. For copies of a police report, call 410-887-2390.



The Department of Aging offers a variety of services and programs for citizens age 60 and older and their spouses through 18 accredited senior centers. For information on activities or services, call 410-887-2594.

The department also operates CountyRide, a transportation service for seniors. For CountyRide information, call 410-887- 2080.


Report abuse and neglect to Baltimore County Protective Services, 410-853-3000. Parents can find answers to questions about safety, day-care services and other issues by going to the Child Services directory at www.baltimorecountyon line. info.


A county library card allows the holder to check out an unlimited number of books, up to 20 audio cassettes and 10 DVDs. All materials are due back to the library within 21 days.

Any county resident older than 14 can get a library card with two valid forms of ID. Children younger than 14 must have a parent or guardian present in order to receive a library card.


The county operates 17 libraries and mini-libraries. For hours, locations and events, call 410- 494-9063 or visit www.bcplon

Golf courses

The Baltimore County Revenue Authority operates six public golf courses. Greens fees vary by course. Schedule a tee time by calling the 24-hour automated system, 1-888-246-5384. For general information or course location, call 410-887-8216 or visit www.baltimoregolfing. com.

Circuit Court

Child Support, 800-332-6347 Civil Department, 410-887-2621 Land Records Department, 410-887-2650 Criminal Department, 410-887-2625 Clerk's Office, 410-887-2601 Trust and Adoptions, 410-887-3469 License Department, 410-887-2607 Juvenile, 410-887-3836 Jury Duty, 410-887-3596

The Community College of Baltimore County


Catonsville Campus 800 S. Rolling Road Baltimore 21228 Registration: 410-455-4555 Dundalk Campus 7200 Sollers Point Road Baltimore 21222 Registration: 410-285-9668 Essex Campus 7201 Rossville Blvd. Baltimore 21237 Registration: 410-780-6363 Continuing education, collegewide: 410-869-0296 Web site:

Bureau of Corrections

Main Detention Center, 410-887-6500 Courthouse Court Facility, 410-887-2240 Administrative Support & Community Services Building, 410-887-6536

Social Services

Dundalk District, 410-853-3400 Catonsville District, 410-853-3450 Essex District Office, 410-853-3800 Home Energy Programs Office, 410-853-3385 Reisterstown District Office, 410-853-3010 Towson District Office, 410-853-3340 Young Parent Support Center, 410-853-3860

Other county numbers


Animal Control, 410-887-5961 Board of Appeals, 410-887-3180 Office of Budget and Finance, 410-887-3313 Central Communication Center, 911 for emergencies; infor- mation, 410-887-3313 Community Conservation, 410-887-3317 County Council, 410-887-3196 County Executive, 410-887-2450 Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 410-887-2450 Economic Development, 410-887-8000 Elections, 410-887-5700 Environmental Protections & Resource Management, 410-887-2904 Fair Practices & Community Affairs, 410-887-5557 Fire, 410-887-4500 Health, 410-887-3740 Human Relations Commission, 410-887-5917 Human Resources Job Line, 410-887-JOBS Information Technology, 410-887-3223 Labor Commission, 410-887-3190 Landmarks Preservation Commission, 410-887-3495 Office of the County Attorney, 410-887-4420 Liquor License, 410-887-3191 Local Management Board, 410-887-4255 Permits and Development, 410-887-3353 Office of Planning, 410-887-3211 Public Works, 410-887-3300 Purchasing, 410-887-3313 Recreation and Parks, 410-887-3871 Register of Wills, 410-887-6680, 410-887-6681 Sheriff, 410-887-3151 State's Attorney's Office, 410-887-6600 Women's Commission, 410-887-3448 Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences, 410-887-5333