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Licenses & Permits

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Sanitary Engineering Program - Licenses and Permits

Food Protection Program - Licenses and Permits

Housing Related Licenses and Permits

Open Burning License

Pool Related Licenses and Permits

Application Procedures For Building Construction Where Private Wells and Public Sewer Systems are Proposed
  Addresses single lot development for properties where private well water supplies and public sewer systems are proposed and applies to new construction for existing lots of record and for lots created as part of a subdivision.

For more information, see Health Matters: Application Procedures For Building Construction Where Private Wells and Public Sewer Systems are Proposed.
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Bay Restoration Fund Application
  Bay Restoration Fund Application
[download the Bay Restoration Fund application] (PDF)

For more information, see Health Matters: Bay Restoration Fund Application.

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Perc Application
  This procedure provides instructions for completing a Perc Application to install a new sewage disposal system or to repair or replace a failed sewage disposal system for residential and commercial properties in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

[download the Perc application] (PDF) 
Perc Application - Online Registration
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Perc Testing Procedures Where On-Site Septic Systems are Proposed
  Addresses single lot development for properties where individual, on-site sewage disposal systems are proposed. This applies to new construction for existing lots of record and for lots created as part of a subdivision.

For more information, see Health Matters: Perc Testing Procedures Where On-Site Septic Systems are Proposed.
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Property Improvements Where Well or On-Site Septic Systems are Utilized
  Addresses property improvements including decks, sheds, garages, porches, and additions or alterations to the living space of an existing residential dwelling that is served by a private well water supply or an on-site septic system.

For more information, see Health Matters: Application Procedures for Property Improvements Where Well or On-Site Septic Systems are Utilized.
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Request for Copies of Septic or Well Records Form
  This procedure provides instructions on how to request a copy of the Septic Systems Drawing for residential and commercial properties in Anne Arundel County.

[Request for Copies of Septic or Well Records Form for Anne Arundel County]

For more information, see Health Matters: Guidelines for Locating your Septic System or Health Matters: Guidelines for Maintaining your Septic System.
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Well Water Analysis Request for Radium
  Gross Alpha Test $64.00 (includes sample collection and laboratory analysis fees)
Radium 226/228 $158.00 (includes sample collection, laboratory analysis and shipping/handling fees)

[download the Well Water Analysis Request for Radium application] (PDF)

For more information, see Health Matters: Radium in Well Water.

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Wet Season Percolation Tests
  The Department of Health performs percolation tests and site evaluations for certain properties with septic systems during wet season.

For more information, see Health Matters: Wet Season Percolation Tests.
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Bed and Breakfast Facility License
  The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is responsible for inspecting and licensing all bed and breakfast facilities. For more information on licensing and to download applications, view the following links:


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Mobile Unit Food Service Facility License
  The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is responsible for inspecting and licensing all mobile food service units, such as hot dog carts or sandwich trucks, or other type of mobile food units. For more information on licensing and to download applications, view the following links:


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Permanent Food Service Facility License & Change of Ownership
  The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is responsible for inspecting and licensing most facilities in the County that prepare food for the public. For more information on licensing and to download applications, view the following links:


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Special Events - Temporary Food Service Facility License
  A temporary food service facility is one operating for no more than 14 consecutive days at a fixed location in conjunction with a fair, carnival, public exhibition, construction project, recreational facility or similar gathering.


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Open Burning License
  See Requirements for Open Fires, Fire Pits, Bonfires and Open Burning. Open Burning applications must be submitted to the Housing and Food Protection Program 14 days prior to the open burn event.

[Download the Application for a License to Conduct an Open Fire in Anne Arundel County] (PDF)
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Public Swimming Pools and Spas Program
 

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health inspects public swimming pools and spas to monitor health and safety conditions at each facility.

Pool Licensing Maryland State and County regulations provide the minimum requirements for the operation of public swimming pools and spas. Inspectors closely evaluate public swimming pools and spas for specific health and safety conditions, which are likely to contribute to injuries and waterborne disease. If a health or safety violation is observed, the condition must be corrected immediately or the public swimming pool or spa risks being closed.

The program is also responsible for licensing lifeguards and pool operators and investigating complaints about public pools, spas and tanning salons.

For assistance with the following services, call:

  • Inspections — 410-222-7217
  • Licenses (Pool Operators and Lifeguards) — 410-222-7217
  • Operating Permits - Public Pools and Spas — 410-222-7217
  • Review of Construction Plans — 410-222-7217
  • Complaints — 410-222-7193

Applications and Forms

Fact Sheets, Guidelines and Other Information

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