Property Search & Analysis

Howard County Development Plans – Interactive Map

This interactive map is publicly available through a online data download repository developed by Howard County Government’s Department of Technology and Communication GIS (Geographic Information System) division. This tool enables users with the ability to search newly submitted plans and waivers by address, date range, sign code and more.

Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning – Development Monitoring System Report

This annual report covers development activity in the County during the past year.  It also includes a summary of development trends over the past five years. The development monitoring system was put in place as part of the County’s Adequate Public Facilities Act (APF) adopted in 1992. The purpose of the APF law is to provide a growth management process that will enable the County to provide adequate public schools, roads and other infrastructure in a timely manner while achieving General Plan growth objective.