Environmental Health

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 Safety Concerns

Use this form to report food service facility concerns in Anne Arundel County, or call the Food Protection Services staff with questions or concerns about county facilities. The Food Protection Services Map shows the North Region (yellow) and the South Region (green).

North Region: 410-222-0056
South Region: 410-222-7192

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Housing Safety Concerns

The form below is for suspected violations of the Anne Arundel County Property Maintenance Code. The property’s address is required for an investigation to be conducted.

The Housing Protection Services Program also has contact phone numbers for the North (410-222-0056) and South (410-222-7192) regions of the county. This map identifies each region using a coded color. 

For overgrown grass and weeds complaints, call the Department of Public Works at 410-222-7582 or go to Weeded Lots.


In accordance with the Maryland Public Information Act, correspondence, including this complaint, could be considered public information and may be subject to disclosure and public view. The complainant’s name and contact information are optional. If you would like to receive an update from the Department concerning the investigation, an email address or other form of contact should be provided.

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Wildlife Sighting

If you see wildlife in your area, you can report it on this form. This information will help with the planning for bait distribution in a general area, and it will not be used for bait distribution at a specific address.

Please note that the ORV Program does not accept bait requests for individual properties.

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Septic and Wells Records Request


The following are instructions for completing the Request for Copies of Septic or Well Records form for residential and commercial properties served by an on-site sewage disposal system and/or well water supply. A separate request is required for each individual property. The information listed below corresponds to the items listed on the Request for Records Form.

  • Tax Account Number: Transfer the 12-digit tax account number from your County property tax bill.
  • Property Street Address: Indicate the street address of the property including house number.
  • Perc Number: Indicate the perc application number for the property (if available).
  • City or Subdivision: Indicate the city or subdivision of the property.
  • Requested Records: Please check the appropriate box on the request form for:
    • Septic Drawing: Layout for the septic system
    • Soil Log: Results from the percolation test(s)
    • Site Plan Recommendations: Septic system design recommendations
    • Site Plan: Approved site plan
    • Complete Perc Application File: Entire file that includes the Soil Log, Site Plan Recommendations, and a site plan
    • Well Completion Report: Well installation information
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For More Information, Contact:
Sanitary Engineering Program
Environmental Health Bureau
Anne Arundel County Department of Health
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

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