Environmental Engineering Program
TTY/STS Dial 711 for Maryland Relay
- Evaluate Burn Requests and issue Open Fire Permits. Open burn sites must meet specific criteria in order for applications to be approved. Applicants must contact the Environmental Engineering Office (301-883-7681) prior to submitting an Open Fire Permit Application.
- Investigate complaints pertaining to sources of air pollution, including smoke, fumes, dust, odors and industrial emissions
- Review Building Permit applications and Use and Occupancy Permit applications and Environmental Impact Statements to determine the existence of significant sources of air pollution.
- Participate in regional air quality planning activities.
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