Maryland Courts

Closings & Cancellations

Weather and Other Emergency Delays and Closings

Announcements of Courthouse closings or delayed openings are accessible by calling the Clerk’s office at (410) 228-0481. A voice recording will indicate whether there are any delays or closings affecting Circuit Court. The recording is updated as soon as possible after decisions regarding delays or closings are made. Therefore, parties participating in court proceedings or wishing access to the Courthouse should call the recording before progressing to the Courthouse.

Emergency closings or delays may also be broadcast by the following local radio and/or TV stations:

  • WBOC TV Channel 16
  • WCEM Radio 106.3 FM
  • WCEI Radio 96.7 FM

Courthouse closings may also be accessed via the internet at