Heat Warning in Effect

County urges caution during this severe weather event. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more info.

Trash Time Change

Due to extreme heat, trash collection throughout the county will begin at 5 am beginning Monday, July 15, 2024. Learn more at mypgc.us/ClearTheCurb.

Policy, Permits & Complaints


The Environmental Engineering/Policy Program performs enforcement inspections, evaluations and consultations on issues that contribute to the public health and preserve the quality of the air, land and waters of the county. Environmental Health Specialists assure sanitary installations of private wells and on-site sewage disposal systems. We also perform swimming pool inspections and respond to complaints related to environmental insults such as lead, asbestos, petroleum products, suspicious smoke and odors, smoking in public spaces and rodents.

Water Being Poured Into a Glass

Health Impact Assessments

The Program also performs Health Impact Assessments of all development projects in Prince George’s County submitted through the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

  1. Air Quality

  2. Environmental Complaints

  3. Permits, Applications & Forms

  4. Solid & Hazardous Waste Disposal

  5. Swimming Pool Inspections

  6. Water & Sewer