Air Quality


Air Quality Services

Prince George's County Health Department provides several services to residents as part of the Environmental Engineering Program, including:​

  • Responding to certain complaints regarding indoor smoking in Prince George’s County establishments as enforcement of the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA) of 2007
    • The CIAA prohibits smoking in indoor places, including restaurants and bars, and most other businesses with indoor areas open to the public in Maryland.
  • Evaluating Burn Requests and issue Open Fire Permits. Open burn sites must meet specific criteria in order for applications to be approved;
  • Investigating complaints pertaining to sources of air pollution, including smoke, fumes, dust, odors and industrial emissions;
  • Reviewing Building Permit applications and Use and Occupancy Permit applications and Environmental Impact Statements to determine the existence of significant sources of air pollution;
  • Advising applicants on obtaining Maryland Department of the Environment construction and operating permits for air pollution sources; and,
  • Participating in regional air quality planning activities.

Prince George's County Health Department

Environmental Engineering Program
Largo Government Center
9201 Basil Court, Suite 318
Largo, Maryland 20774

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except County Holidays

Fax: 301-883-7266
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