Ed Arellano, Director

(410) 996-5160

The Environmental Health Division enforces state regulations, conducts inspections, and issues licenses and permits. Services include soil testing for septic systems; well permits; community water supply and sewage systems surveillance; food services inspections; rabies vaccination clinics and control activities; inspection of bathing beaches, swimming pools, public camps, and mobile home parks; issuing burning permits, and nuisance investigations.


  • Food Control
    • Food facility inspection and plan review
    • Outbreak investigation
  • On-site Water and Sewerage
    • Soil evaluations and perc tests
    • Sanitary permit processing
    • Well permits
    • Water sampling
  • Subdivision Development
    • Soil evaluations and perc tests
    • Consultation and plat review
  • Community and Recreational Sanitation
    • Community water supplies
    • Swimming pools
    • Bathing beaches
    • Health care facilities
    • Family daycare and foster homes
    • Mobile home parks
    • Public camps
    • Nuisance investigation
  • Rabies Control
  • Air Quality
    • Open Burning Permits