Environmental Health Fees

Department of Health’s Fees for Environmental Health Services

Perc Tests
    Platted lot $450
    Subdivision (unplatted lot) $750/lot
    Retest of an unplatted lot $400
Septic Installation Permits
    Complete System $600
    Septic Tank $350
    Drain Field or Drywell $475
    Septic Distribution Box $225
    Piping Only $225
    Pump Pit $225
    Holding Tank $225
    Non-Conventional Nitrogen-Reducing System $750
    Bay Restoration Advanced Pretreatment Unit $600
    Commercial System $1,500
    Commercial System (Each additional 2,000 gal/day flow) $1,500
    Commercial Grease Trap $1,000
Liquid Waste Hauler Vehicle Inspection $150
Public Swimming Pool/Spa Permits
    Public and Semi-Public Pools/Spas Operating 6 months or more $725
    Public and Semi-Public Pools/Spas Operating less than 6 months $350
Public Swimming Pools/Spa Plan Review
    Public or Semi-Public Pool $500
    Public or Semi-Public Pool with Spa $750
    Pool Operator $20
    Lifeguard $20
Well Construction Permits
    New Well $630
    Replacement Well $315
    Test, Observation or Monitoring Well $160
    Geothermal Well* $160
*A well or cluster of wells used exclusively to transfer heat to or from the ground or groundwater
Food Service Facility Operating Permits
    High Priority $590
    High Priority (mid-year operating less than 4 months) $395
    Medium Priority $395
    Medium Priority (mid-year operating less than 6 months) $195
    Low Priority $195
    Mobile Units $395
    Semi-Permanent $395
    Temporary (High and Medium Priority) $114
    Temporary (Low Priority) $35
    Temporary (Excluded Organization) Exempt
An excluded organization is defined as a bonafide
nonprofit charitable, fraternal or religious organization
with tax-exempt status.
    Bed and Breakfast (High Priority) $400
    Bed and Breakfast (Medium Priority) $270
Food Service Facilities – Plan Review – HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points System) and Structural
    High/Medium Priority Structural Plan Review $750
    High/Medium Priority HACCP Plan Review $750
    Low Priority Structural Plan Review $500
Reinspection Fee for Food Service Facility $175

Applications and fees for perc testing, sewage disposal system installation and liquid waste vehicle inspection should be submitted to the Anne Arundel County Permit Center, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Applications and fees for public swimming pools and spas and food service facilities should be submitted to the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, Environmental Health Bureau, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Applications and fees for well construction can be submitted to the Permit Center or the Department of Health.

Perc testing, sewage disposal installation and well construction permit fees are waived for applicants who are qualified for assistance from the Well and Septic Assistance Program.

For general information about services provided by the Environmental Health Bureau, call 410-222-7193 on weekdays or visit Environmental Health.

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