Environmental Programs

Welcome to the Department of Environmental Program’s web site. Our office is located in Snow Hill. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. If you need assistance please feel free to call (410) 632-1220.

The Department and its divisions have complimentary areas of focus, have responsibility for implementing and enforcing a wide variety of regulations and programs primarily pertaining to environmental and natural resource management for land use activities.  These programs include:


Additional programs for which the Department is responsible include:

  • Forest Conservation
  • The Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Areas
  • Land preservation
  • Natural resource protection
  • Water and Sewer planning  
  • Watershed Planning


The Department is divided into a series of Divisions/Services:

  • Environmental Programs
  • Land Preservation and Environmental Planning
  • Natural Resources
  • Plumbing and Gas

Department Contact Info

Worcester County Government Center
1 West Market St. Room 1306
Snow Hill, MD 21863

Phone: (410) 632-1220
Fax: (410) 632-2012

Department Administration