Howard County Property Search

Search free Howard County MD property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.


The Howard County Assessor is responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine Howard County property taxes. The Howard County Assessment Office collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Howard County Tax Assessor maintains current data on every parcel in the Howard County, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the Howard County, MD. The Howard County Assessor’s Office can answer questions regarding Howard County property tax appeals and assessments, Howard County property tax rates and payment due dates.

Howard County Assessment Office Ellicott City MD 3451 Court House Drive 21043 410-480-7940


Howard County Auditors are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records on properties, including the appraisal and assessment of a property's value, which is used to determine Howard County property taxes. The Howard County Auditor’s Office collects data from on-site inspections, information submitted by owners, prior sales, and statistical analyses. The Auditor maintains current data on Howard County property value, owner information, inventories of parcels and structures, and parcel maps. The Office also provides property search databases for Howard County, MD.

Howard County Auditor Columbia MD 8930 Stanford Boulevard 21045 410-313-2716

Howard County Auditor Ellicott City MD 3430 Court House Drive 21043 410-313-2005


The Howard County Clerk files important documents and preserves municipal records in order to maintain an archive of Howard County property records that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property in Howard County, Maryland. The Howard County Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including Howard County deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties.

Howard County Clerk Ellicott City MD 8360 Court Avenue 21043 410-313-3825


The Howard County Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property and land records, and make them available for public access in Howard County, MD. The Office of Recorder of Deeds in Howard County is a valuable source of information on property records The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including Howard County deeds and titles, mortgages, property ownership records, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens.

Howard County Recorder of Deeds Columbia MD 9250 Bendix Road 21045 410-313-5850


The Howard County Treasurer and Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of Howard County property tax revenue. The Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current Howard County property tax information including Howard County property ownership information, GIS Maps, tax maps, historical property tax rates, lists of sold parcels, and is also charged with the sale of properties due to a default on taxes in Howard County, Maryland.

Howard County Treasurer's Office Ellicott City MD 3430 Court House Drive 21043 410-313-2195