Phone numbers, Links

Helpful Numbers

Baltimore County now has an award-winning online portal for residents to report most kinds of problems or inquiries by going to the following web address, clicking on the appropriate topic, and filling out an on-line form at http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/iwant

 

In addition, the following are a list of phone numbers to contact departments directly:

Issue:

  • Gas leak at a property. If you detect a gas leak: Leave the premises immediately and go to a safe place where you can call BGE at 1.800.685.0123. Extinguish all open flames. Do not use matches or lighters and do not attempt to light an appliance. Do not touch any phones, electric switches, thermostats or appliance controls. All of these devices, including battery operated equipment, can cause sparks and ignite natural gas. Do not start any motorized equipment. Turn off and abandon any motorized equipment you may be operating. Do not attempt to find the source of the leak or to repair a leak. Remember, if you smell gas, leave your home first, THEN call 800.685.0123.

Contact:

BGE

1-800-685-0123

 

Issue:

  • Suspicious person/vehicle

Contact:

Dial 911

 

Issues:

  • Neighborhood speeding/reckless driving
  • Illegally parked/improperly stored/abandoned vehicles
  • Hit and Run (damage to vehicle only)
  • Stolen Property

Contact:

Baltimore County Police Non-emergency

410-887-2222

 

Issues:

  • Suspected zoning violation
  • Construction without a building permit
  • Improper trash storage/dumping on property or alleys
  • Rats
  • Noise/odors from neighboring properties
  • Animal waste in yard and public space
  • Unleashed pets

Contact:

Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections

Code Enforcement

410-887-2824

 

Issues:

  • Barking dogs
  • Animal abuse

Contact:

Animal Control

410-887-5961

 

Issue:

  • Recycling/trash pickup info and complaints

Contact:

Bureau of Solid Waste Management

410-887-2000

 

Issue:

  • Potholes, damaged sidewalks

Contact:

Baltimore County Department of Public Works

410-887-3560

Issue:

  • Sewage back-up

Contact:

Baltimore County Department of Public Works

Sewer emergency hotline

410-887-7415

 

Issue:

  • Water main breaks

Contact:

Baltimore City Department of Public Works

(410) 396-5352

 

Issues:

  • Power Outage
  • Downed Power Lines (leave area immediately)

Contact:

BGE Hotline, 800-685-0123

 

Issue:

  • Nuisance Wildlife

Contact:

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

1-877-463-6497

 

Issue:

  • Child or domestic abuse

Contact:

Child Protective Services

410-853-3000

Domestic violence

410-281-1334

1-800-91-PREVENT

 

Issue:

  • Changes to property exterior

Contact:

Rodgers Forge Community Association

Email: board@rodgersforge.org

Mail: P.O. Box 571, Riderwood, MD 21139

Residents are always free to call Councilman David Marks’ Office for any reason at: 410-887-3384 or County Executive Kamanetz’s Community Liaison, Nancy Surosky at: 410-887-2659.