Citizen & Business Guide to the Permit Application Process Havre de GraceDepartmentsDepartment of PlanningCitizen & Business Guide to the Permit Application Process We understand that the application process that gets you to the point where you can apply for a building permit for your project can seem difficult to navigate. We are here to help you, and are available to answer any questions you may have. That is the most important point to remember. Use this link for forms and applications: https://havredegracemd.gov/community/community-resources/forms-and-applications/ For new residential or commercial development, we will guide you through every step in the process, including applications, fees, permits, hearings, plans, experts, etc. The process starts with the City of Havre de Grace enabling legislation, which provides the general outline for the Permit Application process. For details you can read through the Sections of our Code located on the City’s web Site.