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Worcester County Environmental Programs and Development Review and Permitting Offices Open to Public Beginning July 27 by Appointment

Snow Hill, Maryland – (July 23, 2020): Worcester County Environmental Programs (WCEP) and Development Review and Permitting (DRP) will open to the public by appointment only beginning Monday, July 27.

Appointments will take place in the first floor board room in the Worcester County Government Center (WCGC) in Snow Hill. Safety protocols are in place in the building, which include requiring health screenings upon entry, practicing social distancing, making sanitizing stations available, and requiring employees and visitors to wear face coverings. These enhanced measures have been implemented to protect public health due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To schedule an appointment with WCEP, call (410) 632-1220.

To schedule an appointment with DRP, contact (410) 632-1200.

All other WCGC offices, though closed to the public at this time, are maintaining standard operating hours. Those seeking county services may visit www.co.worcester.md.us for a list of departmental phone numbers and deposit essential documents in drop-off boxes in the WCGC first floor atrium and at the Isle of Wight office building. Those seeking WCEP and/or DRP services who prefer to continue depositing essential documents in the WCGC atrium and the outside drop box at the Isle of Wight office building may continue to do so.

Solid Waste Division operations, including the Central Landfill in Newark, and the Homeowner Convenience Centers throughout the county, are open during standard hours of operation.

For additional information, contact Public Information Officer Kim Moses at (410) 632-1194.