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  1. Water & Sewer Plan and Record Plat Process Changes

    The Prince George’s County Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) Announces a Change in Water & Sewer Plan and Record Plat Processing Read on...
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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.

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE:  Although DPIE is open, the front doors (located by the flags) of 9400 Peppercorn are closed for construction. To enter the building, please access the doors located at the back (facing Rt. 202) until further notice.
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NOTICE:  Water & Sewer Plan and Record Plat Process Changes

Effective July 3, 2017, administration of Prince George’s County’s water and sewer plan, water/sewer category changes and water/sewer approval of record plats, previously processed by DoE, will now be processed by DPIE. All submittals of water/sewer category changes and record plats must be delivered to DPIE’s Permit Center at 9400 Peppercorn Place, Suite 100, Largo, Maryland. The submittals will then be delivered to DPIE’s Site/Road Plan Review Division for processing by the same staff currently managing these requests. Shirley Branch and Anthony Newsome have been delegated to DPIE’s Site/Road Plan Review Division.

If you have any further questions regarding the delegation of water and sewer services to DPIE, please contact Mary Giles, Associate Director, Site/Road Plan Review Division at 301-636-2060 or
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NOTICE:  Application Requirement Change for New Commercial Building Construction Projects

Effective Monday, July 10, 2017, plans for all new commercial building construction projects are required to be submitted through the County’s electronic plan review system (ePlan).

Visit Online Permit Services on DPIE’s website to: access the online portal, submit building permit application(s) directly into the County’s Permitting System, and select the ePlan option on the application so plans can be electronically submitted for review.

Training for using the ePlan system is provided on the third Thursday of every month and may be scheduled through Robin McLean at ePlan user guides are available at

If you have any questions, please contact the Permitting and Licensing Division at 301-636-2050, or send an e-mail.
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NOTICE:  M–NCPPC Plan Review

Until further notice, M–NCPPC Plan Review will be conducted at the Information Counter on the lower level of the County Administration Building:

Prince George’s County Administration Building (CAB)
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Those needing M–NCPPC plan review have 2 options:
1) Drop off plans while at DPIE. Once M–NCPPC review is completed, you will be notified for further processing;
2) Take plans to CAB for review after being processed at DPIE.

For more information, please call M–NCPPC at (301) 952–3195 or 3208.

FREE ePlan Customer Training

Thursday, September 21, 2017
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement
9400 Peppercorn Place, 6th Floor Training Room
Largo, MD 20774
DPIE is offering monthly ePlan Customer Training to show how to complete online applications and upload plans for review in our ePlan system. Training sessions are free and are held the third Thursday of every month.

Seating is limited and offered on a first call, first-served basis. All those who wish to attend September’s class need to reply no later than September 14th by sending an e-mail to one of the following contacts or by calling the phone number:
* Robin —
* Rebecca —
* Marcia —
* (301) 883–5925

All customers scheduled to attend an ePlan Customer Training session must print out a copy of the "ePlan Applicant User Guide" to bring to the class.

Permitting and Licensing & Building Plan Review Division Application Intake Hours

Day Hours
Operational Intake
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Operational Intake
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Residential Walk-thru
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Commercial Walk-thru Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Residential/Commercial Walk-thru
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Divisional Office Hours

Division Day Hours
Site/Road Plan Review
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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