Environmental Engineering

Protecting Natural Resources and Enhancing Communities

Environmental Engineering works with residents, businesses and the development community to protect natural resources and enhance communities while accommodating growth and development. Learn more about Environmental Engineering by watching our video.


Environmental Engineering provides a wide variety of services. The Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas page provides information on resource protection areas (RPAs). Visit Development and Construction Services to develop or build on a property, schedule an erosion and sediment inspection, apply for a land disturbance permit, or check a plan review status. Learn more regarding how to report a drainage problem or blocked storm drain on the Drainage Maintenance Operations page. Visit the Stormwater Pollution Prevention page for volunteer opportunities and ways to prevent stormwater pollution at home and at work. Report missing or damaged street signs