Community Resources List

Who to Call

Helpful Phone Numbers and Websites
Animal Control 410-313-2780
BGE 410-685-0123
Comcast 1-888-266-2278
Columbia Association 410-715-3000
Howard County Library System
Domestic Violence Center 410-997-0304
Drug Tip Line (Anonymous) 410-290-3784
Howard County Information 410-313-3000
Howard County General Hospital (Main) 410-740-7890
Howard County General Hospital (Emergency) 410-740-7777
Howard County Public Schools 410-313-6600
Grassroots Hotline 410-531-6677
The Mall in Columbia 410-730-3300
Miss Utility 800-257-7777
National Poison Center 1-800-222-1222
Police (Non-Emergency) 410-313-2200
Post Office, Main Columbia 410-381-4373
Regional Transit Agency of Central Maryland (RTA)
Sign (County) Repair/Replacement 410-313-7450
State Roads/Highways 410-531-5533
Street Light Repair 410-685-0123
Street Maintenance/Repair 410-313-7450
Trash/Recycling Collection 410-313-6444
Water & Sewer Emergencies 410-313-4900
Verizon 410-954-6260
Voter Information 410-313-2727

Condominium and Townhouse Associations


Wood Valley—Townhomes (Streets: Early April Way, Skyrock Court, Moving Water Lane)

Clocktower Crossing and Fallswood—Townhomes (Street: Clocktower Lane)

The Hideaway—Townhomes (Streets: Rainleaf Court, Softwater Way, Summer Park Court)

Murray Hill—Townhomes (Streets: Rainflower Way, Summer Blossom Lane)

Springs Breeze—Townhomes (Streets: Early Spring Way, Sea Shadow)


Stonebrook—Townhomes (Streets: Stonebrook Lane)

Stoneridge—Townhomes (Streets: Setting Sun Way)

Kings Gate--Condominium (Streets: Eden Brook Drive, Sweet Hours Way)

The Pines--Condominium (Streets: Sweet Hours Way, Weather Worn Way)

Macgill’s Common


Remember: If you live in one of the above, you are subject to the covenants of the condominium or townhouse association as well as the covenants of the Village of Kings Contrivance. Before making changes to your property, contact both associations. When selling your property, request HOA documents from both associations. If your association is not listed above, then you live on an outparcel and are not part of the Village of Kings Contrivance or subject to our covenants.

Apartment Communities

Beech’s Farm
7260 Eden Brook Drive
(410) 928-4746

The Madison at Eden Brook
7310 Eden Brook Drive
(443) 917-1451

Alister Columbia
8909 Early April Way
(855) 834-6592

The Hamilton at Kings Place
7525 Murray Hill Road
(301) 200-0771

Huntington Square
9705 Clocktower Lane
(410) 792-9955

Columbia Commons
7601 Woodpark Lane
(410) 792-7927

Gateway Village
9978 Guilford Road #102
(410) 880-4700

Morningside Park (Seniors Only)
9950 Guilford Road #115
(410) 880-5850


Call 911 for all emergencies and to report crimes in progress.
Non-Emergency Police Line (410) 313-2200
Anonymous Drug Tip Line (410) 290-DRUG
Anonymous Violence and Other Criminal Activity Hotline (410) 313-STOP

Remember: You are the eyes and ears for the police. If you don’t report crimes and suspicious activities, the police won’t know about it. If you notice a change in your neighborhood, unusual cars, unfamiliar people loitering, call the non-emergency police line and report it. The police patrol areas based on the number of calls they receive. The police need you to keep them informed. For more information on the Howard County Police Department, click here.


Visit Howard County Public School System for information on schools in the area, including which schools your address to is assigned to.

Senior Programs in Columbia and Howard County

Howard County Office on Aging
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
2nd Floor
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 410-313-6450
FAX: 410-313-6540
TTY: 410-313-5927

Maryland Access Point links seniors and those with disabilities to health and support services. Call (800) 627-5465.

Need help with transportation? Neighbor Ride is a greatly needed service meant to supplement public and private transportation services. It is available to all seniors, age 60 and over, who need transportation to healthcare or personal appointments, visits with friends and other activities. For more information, visit

Trash and Recycling

For information on trash pickup, bulk item pickup, recycling, disposal of household hazards wastes, etc., call (410) 313-6444 or go here. The landfill serving Howard County residents is Alpha Ridge Landfill located at 2350 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104. Contact Alpha Ridge Landfill directly by calling (410) 313-6444. Open Monday through Saturday.

Helpful Howard County Bureau of Environmental Services websites:

Alpha Ridge Landfill

Bulk Item Pick-up

Curbside Collections

Holiday Schedule for Recycling and Trash

Recycling Program

Environmental Resources

Gardening & Landscaping

Residential Stormwater Management

  • Watershed Stewards Academy Request a home consult for stormwater concerns or to become a Watershed Steward
  • Howard County CleanScapes Apply for reimbursement for residential stormwater management practices incl. rain gardens, permeable paving, and increased tree canopy
  • Howard County Tree Programs Trees are essential to stormwater management; sign up for the annual tree giveaway, the Stream ReLeaf program, and/or Turf to Trees
  • Recommended Trees for MD Guidance on choosing a new tree for your yard and download a $25 coupon from the MD Department of Natural Resources

Environment & Open Space