Environmental Health

ANNUAL FREDERICK COUNTY BURNING BAN IS IN EFFECT FROM JUNE 1 THRU AUGUST 31, 2020.  BURNING PERMITS ARE NOT ISSUED DURING THE BAN. Mail in applications can be submitted during the last week of August and will be valid thru December 31, 2020.

COVID-19 UPDATES 6/12/2020: 

ANNUAL OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL INSPECTIONS

Click here for Swimming Pool Inspection Updates

WELL & SEPTIC

Click here for Well & Septic Updates

FOOD CONTROL

Click here for Food Facility Updates

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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."

ATTENTION:
Fee collections and permit application processing within Environmental Health Services will end at 4:30 p.m.  

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • burning permits
  • temporary food permits
  • pool operator permits
  • well and septic permits

 Permits can be applied and paid for between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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