Division of Code Enforcement
The City of Mount Rainier administers Code Enforcement to assure compliance with local ordinances concerning residential and commercial property standards, rental housing, and apartment licensing, as well as business licensing.
There are two full-time inspectors that work from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
City & Civilian Cooperation
The City works with residents to correct conditions that violate City of Mount Rainier Code. Residents who receive either a Notice of Violation or Citation are encouraged to contact the issuing Code Enforcement Officer to discuss the matter.
Reporting Code Violations
Residents who see conditions in their neighborhood that may be violations of the City Code are urged to contact the Office of Code Enforcement.
Code Enforcement Department
John Williams Sr.
Available M-F 9-5 pm
Available M-W-F 5-9 pm
Saturday 8-4 pm
Sunday 8-4 pm
Often the resident may find that the City is aware of the problem and action is pending. If not, an inspector will respond to the property and take appropriate action. Staff in the Office of Code Enforcement will provide residents with the status of a condition as requested.
Confidentiality of Reports
Callers reporting possible code violations may identify themselves, but identification is not required. All concerns reported will be investigated in confidence and appropriate action taken.
Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement Division, Prince Georges County Department Of Environmental Resources
9400 Peppercorn Place, 1st Floor
Largo, Maryland 20774
General Permit Information: 301-883-5776
Plans Screening: 301-883-5880
Business License Office: 301-883-3840
Automated Inspection Requests System: 301-883-5390
Inspection Issues: 301-883-3820
City of Mount Rainier Permits
MtR Sidewalk Cafe Permit Application – NEW 2016
- Vacant Building
- Vacant Lot
- Rental License – 4 or more (For Structures with 4 or More Dwelling Units)
- Rental License – 3 or less (For structures with 3 or less dwelling units)
- Business License Application
- Charitable and Non Profit License Application
- Commercial Refuge Collection License
- Home Business License
Mixed Use Town Center Application
Town Center Guidelines and Application – For businesses located within the MUTC zone only.
All Businesses seeking a sign permit please contact DPIE
Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement Division.