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Washington County, Maryland

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Transparency grading process

Washington County is one of 24 counties in Maryland.

Website evaluation

The good

  • County commissioners are listed with contact information. Meeting schedule, minutes, archived meeting video, and agendas are also provided.[1]
  • Budget is available.[2]
  • Bids and awarded contracts are listed.[3]
  • Building permits can be applied for online.[4] Zoning ordinance available.[5]
  • Taxes can be viewed and paid online.[6][7]
  • Annual financial report posted.[8]

The bad

External links


  1. Commissioners (dead link)
  2. Budget
  3. Contracts
  4. Permits
  5. Zoning Ordinance
  6. Real Estate Tax
  7. Property Tax
  8. Financial Report