Other Environmental Health Information

Mobile Home Parks

The Cecil County Health Department’s Environmental Health Services Division regulates mobile home parks through implementation of COMAR 10.16.02. The purpose of the regulation is to establish minimum standards of construction, maintenance, and operation of mobile home parks to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the public. These standards include proper maintenance of service buildings such as restrooms, having an adequate water supply, and disposing of sewage and refuse properly. Mobile home parks are licensed by the Cecil County Health Department on a yearly basis. Inspections are conducted once a year, before issuing a new license.

Permits and Forms:

  • Mobile Home Park Application: Application for a license to operate a mobile home park.

Air Quality

Smoking is prohibited in all public, indoor areas. “Indoor area” means all space in a structure or building with a ceiling that is enclosed on all sides by any combination of permanent or temporary walls, windows, or doorways, whether open or closed, or other physical barriers extending from floor to the ceiling.

Burning

  • Burn Permit: Application for a permit to burn material by “open fire”.
  • Burning Permit Information: Information on open burning and burning permits
  • Solid Waste: Information from the Maryland Department of the Environment on proper disposal of solid waste.

Camps

The Cecil County Health Department’s Environmental Health Services Division regulates camps through implementation of COMAR 10.16.03. Youth camps are also regulated through implementation of COMAR 10.16.06. The purposes of these regulations are to establish minimum standards of layout, operation, construction, and maintenance of camps to protect and promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the public. These standards include proper maintenance of service buildings such as restrooms, having an adequate water supply, and disposing of sewage and refuse properly. Pools and spas and food service facilities may also be present at camps. Camps are licensed by the Cecil County Health Department on a yearly basis. Inspections are conducted once a year, before issuing a new license. Youth camps are required to be certified by the Maryland Department of Health.

Permits and Forms:

Complaints

The Cecil County Health Department’s Environmental Health Services Division receives and investigates complaints that may harm public health or cause a public nuisance.

Hazardous Waste