Most Department of Health offices are closed. Click here for a list of services by appointment or online.

Environmental Health

Last updated: March 2, 2021

The Bureau of Environmental Health promotes and protects the safety of the residents of the County through environmental regulation, inspection, investigation, and education of the public in the areas of community housing, food protection, private septic systems and wells, recreational waters, and other environmental programs.

Food image

Food Protection Program and Food Service Facilities

 


Housing image

Housing Protection Services Program

 


Testing Pool image

Public Swimming Pools, Spas and Lifeguard Licenses

Pool Maintenance Guidance, May 26, 2020


Raccoon image

Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination Project (ORV)

 


 

Recreational water testing

Recreational Water Quality


Image of septic system

Wells and Septic Systems

The Septic System and Water Well Programs are working with reduced services during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to serve the needs of the county residents, the review and approval of permits is being conducted on a limited basis. Some perc tests for repairs and installations of septic systems and water wells may continue. These activities need at least 48 hours of advance communication with the respective programs and the required permits. Use the following phone numbers: Perc Testing: 410-222-7200, Septic Installations: 410-222-7194, and Water Wells: 410-222-7398. At this time perc testing is limited to emergency septic repairs only.

Contact Us | Directory of Services | Employment Opportunities | Employees Only

Anne Arundel County Government | Maryland Department of Health | Site Use Policy and Disclaimer | ADA Notice


Anne Arundel County Department of Health | 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway Annapolis, Maryland 21401
410-222-7095 | TTY (Relay): 7-1-1 | © 2020