Bureau of Environmental Health

The Bureau of Environmental Health protects County residents by identifying environmental hazards and developing methods to reduce or eliminate those hazards.

Health Related Issues Complaint Form

Environmental Public Information Act (PIA) Request

Bureau of Environmental Health has resumed walk-in, no appointment needed services between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.  These services include:

  • drop-off of plans, applications, and other documents
  • pick-up of signed plans, permits, licenses, etc.
  • payments for Bureau services

Additional services are available by appointment. Call 410-313-2640 for questions regarding walk-in services or to schedule an appointment.

Programs & Resources
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Well and Septic Program
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The Well and Septic Program ensures that all drinking water wells and septic systems installed as part of new construction or renovations are built to function properly and prevent the spread of disease.

Many of our Well & Septic records are now available on our Public File Search Website  (Note: For best results, put in ONLY the numbers of the street address, then choose the corresponding address requested.)

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Food Protection Program
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The Food Protection Program ensures that restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, school cafeterias, temporary and mobile food vendors serve safe food.

Important: If you think you are sick due to eating bad food or food product, contact the Food Protection Program at 410-313-1772.  After business hours, leave a message with your call back information and we will return your call first thing the morning of the following day.

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Community Hygiene Program
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The Community Hygiene Program ensures that: reported animal incidents are evaluated for the risk of rabies, citizen complaints are investigated, children that are adopted or in foster care live in healthy homes, aquatic facilities are operated in a safe and sanitary manner. This Program is also involved in sampling of private drinking water wells, and other activities.

Tags
Health & Medical

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