The Environmental Programs Department conducts annual and periodic inspections of mobile home parks in the county. These inspections ensure that all Maryland state health regulations are met and that plumbing is hooked up correctly. Additional examinations include checks of potable water supply and general sanitation. Follow-up inspections are conducted as needed. The Environmental Programs Department is responsible for inspections of the mobile home parks in Worcester County according to Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 10.16.02. For new campgrounds, the water supply is tested to ensure that all drinking water standards are met. Additionally, the sewage disposal system and solid waste disposal system serving the campground are inspected to assure they are being properly maintained.
The purpose of the mobile home park permit is to establish minimum standards of construction, maintenance and operation of mobile home parks to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the public.
If there is an Environmental Health complaint or concern with a mobile home park in Worcester County, contact the Environmental Programs Department at (410) 632-1220.
A permit is required to operate a mobile home park in Worcester County and the permit fee is either $75 (10 sites or less) or $125 (more than 10 sites).