Clinton, MD asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Constitutional Law for Maryland

Q: county government employees are coming on to my property without prior permission

shortly after their visit I have had things stolen.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered

A: It's difficult to guess what's taking place here, but when government employees, public utility employees, or other people who have a valid reason for entering your property appear, they generally identify themselves and present ID. In many instances, their visits are announced ahead of time through some form of notice. The next time someone appears on your property, check to see that they are actually there for a legitimate and official reason, such as surveys, an environmental issue, meter readings, access to power lines, etc.

Tim Akpinar

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