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The Code Enforcement Legal Section is comprised of attorneys assigned to each of the Housing Inspection Districts. The boundaries of those nine area offices are coterminous with the nine planning districts in Baltimore City.
Assistant CommissionerJason Hessler
Deputy Assistant CommissionerKathleen Byrne
Property Based Crime SolutionsRobert Durocher, Jr.
Central DistrictEileen Murphy
Southeastern DistrictIlya Altman
Eastern DistrictEvan Helfrich
Northeastern DistrictDoris Weil
Northern DistrictKent Grasso
Northwestern DistrictBlair Griffith
Western DistrictJames Phillips-Farley
Southwestern DistrictPaul O'Malley
Southern DistrictShea Beitler-Akman
All these matters are heard in the Housing Court, a specially designated part of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City. Housing Court is the only part of the District Court that hears civil and criminal actions interchangeably. The Court on Wednesday morning and afternoons at 501 E Fayette Street.