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Frequently Asked Questions

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What should I do with old medication?
Do not flush medication down the toilet or drain! Click here for options...
How Do I Pay a Bill Online?
You may now pay any or all of the following with a credit card: Parking Tickets, Personal Property Tax, Real Property Tax, Red Light Citations, Speed Camera Citations, Water Sewer Bill -  American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA Accepted.
Frequently Asked Questions

AT WHAT AGE CAN A CHILD BE LEFT ALONE AND ARE THERE ANY TIME RESTRICTIONS?AT WHAT AGE CAN A CHILD BABYSIT?HOW CAN I BECOME A LICENSED FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER?ARE CHILD CARE PROVIDERS MONITORED ON A REGULAR BASIS?HOW MANY CHILDREN

How do I find out my curbside collection days?

Check our online tool, call 410-313-6444 or email help@HowardCountyRecycles.org.

Water Sewer FAQs

Who should I call with questions about my water and sewer bill? I received an estimated water and sewer bill. Who do I contact? I'm moving to another home. Where do I report the change of address?

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is in charge of buying for the County?Howard County has centralized purchasing the Office of Purchasing is responsible for procuring all goods and services required by Howard County Government (excluding Howard County Public Schools, Howard Community College and Howard

When does the County offer shredding events?

There are typically two County-sponsored shredding events each year one in the Spring and one in the Fall.

FAQ's and Brochures
The Department of Planning and Zoning is pleased to be able to provide the following brochures to the County.   Brochures may be requested via telephone by calling (410) 313 2350, or in person at the Department of Planning and Zoning.
What should I do with plastic bags?

The best way to recycle bags is to take them back to your local grocery or retail store. Click for more...

How do file a complaint about a business?

To file a complaint with the Office of Consumer Affairs, you may use our complaint form or write us a letter describing your dispute and the relief you are seeking.

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