Easton's Code Enforcement

The Town of Easton’s Code Enforcement Office is authorized to enforce the provisions of the Town of Easton Code exclusive of criminal codes, under Chapter 2 Administration, Article VII.

As part of the Town's continuing effort to improve neighborhoods within the Town of Easton, the Town has Chapter 11 Minimum Property Maintenance Standards, Article I. These provisions apply to all existing residential and non-residential structures and premises thereon.

These Minimum Standards are in place to protect; structures, equipment and facilities for light, ventilation, space, heating, sanitation, protection from the elements, life safety, safety from fire and other hazards, and for safe and sanitary maintenance.

Regulations from the State of Maryland require the Town of Easton to enforce minimum livability standards for non-owner occupied residential housing. In response to this mandate the Easton Town Council created a Rental Housing License under Chapter 14 License and Permit. Owners of Rentals within the Town of Easton are required to apply for a Rental Housing License. Rentals will undergo periodic inspections to assure compliance.


Our Address is:

Town of Easton
Office of Code Enforcement
14 South Harrison Street
Easton Maryland 21601

Our Phone number is 410.822.2526
Our Fax number is 410.822.8738

Property Maintenance - Code Compliance

A Resident/Owners Guide to Property Maintenance and Checklist is availablehere.

A Guideline covering significant Life Safety and Code violations is available here