Environmental Health

Environmental Health Services provides investigation and enforcement for a variety of environmental health concerns and supplies the public with preventative information through media releases, pamphlets, training sessions, and public speakers.

"Healthy Citizens in a Healthy Environment through Education and Enforcement." 

 Public Notices
  • Annual Open Burning Ban in Effect from June 1 - August 31, 2016.  No open burning permitted during this time period.  For more information Open Burning Ban 2016
  • RABID Bat found near Brunswick MARC Train Station on June 3, 2016 Rabid Bat

Code of Maryland (COMAR 10.15.03)

Food Safety

Food Choking Information

Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-326 requires all Food Service Facilities that prepare food and pride seating for patrons post a diagram on the use of manual maneuvers to prevent asphyxiation due to choking. 

Food Allergy Awareness
Effective March 1, 2014, Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-330.2(A) requires all food service facilities to prominently display a Food Allergy Awareness poster in the staff area of the facility. Additional information regarding food allergies and awareness can be found at the above link.  Food Allergy Awareness - Spanish

New Septic System Technology
Effective January 1, 2013 any new installations of septic systems in the State of Maryland will be fitted with Best Available Technologies (BAT). After this date, conventional septic systems will no longer be accepted for new construction. This action will be in compliance with Code of Maryland (COMAR regulations. For further information please read Best Available Technologies (BAT).