Permits

Clean water
Requirements by Area

Permits

If you're looking for permit information for Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Virginia, please see the resources below, or call us for further information in obtaining the correct permits for your next project.

Please contact us for specific information.

Montgomery County 

Department of Permitting Services
255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor
Rockville, MD 20850-4166
240-777-6300 
Email: dps@montgomerycountymd.gov

You will need to apply to Montgomery County Health Department for a well location permit after which Easterday-Wilson will apply for the state permit. You may contact that agency’s website for complete instructions. Click on “Permits” and then “Well & Septic” and follow the links. You can also download the necessary form.

Carroll County 

290 South Center Street
Westminster, MD
410-876-1884 
410-857-5009
410-875-3395
800-966-3877
Fax: 410-876-4430
Email: cchdenv@carr.org

The applicant will apply with the Carroll County Health Department for the well permit. Once the application is filed, the case will be assigned a county file number. We will need the file number in order to file for the state permit. Please refer to the link: Carroll County Health Department for other information pertaining to Carroll County.

Howard County 

Howard County Health Department
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
410-313-2600 

In order to obtain a state permit for drilling a well in Howard County, the applicant needs to send us a plat of the property showing the proposed house, septic and well location along with a check made payable to the Howard County Director of Finance in the amount of $160.00. In addition, the well location needs to be staked in the field prior to sending the information to us. Follow the links on the left to Department/ Health Department / Environmental Health / Well and Septic

Frederick County 

350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
Contact Karen Amoss
301-600-1726

The owner of owner’s representative will apply for a permit with the Frederick County Office of Environmental Health. Once you have received the permit from the county contact our office and we will obtain the state permit to drill.

Washington County Health Department

Environmental Health
1302 Pennsylvania Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-313-3400
https://washcohealth.org/health-services/environmental-health/

Contact the county directly to make application for the county drilling permit. Notify us once the permit is secured.

Baltimore County DEP

Ground Water Management Section
111 West Chesapeake Ave., Room 319
Towson, Md. 21204
410-887-4488

In order to obtain a state permit for drilling a well in Baltimore County, the applicant needs to send us a plat of the property showing the proposed house, septic and well location along with a check made payable to Baltimore County Maryland in the amount of $90.00. In addition, the well location needs to be staked in the field prior to sending the information to us.

Fairfax County Health Department

Division of Environmental Health
10777 Main Street, Suite 100
Fairfax, Virginia  22030
703-246-2210
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/sewage-and-water

Contact Fairfax County to secure the permit then notify us once the permit is approved.

Loudoun County Health Department

1 Harrison Street, SE, 2nd Floor
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
703-777-0234
https://www.loudoun.gov/1200/Well-Septic-Permits

Contact Loudoun County to secure the permit then notify us once the permit is approved.

Pennsylvania

Inquire with local Boroughs.

West Virginia

Contact local Health Departments.

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