Food Protection Program



Content and forms on this page are intended for citizens and businesses of Queen Anne's County, Maryland. Contact information for other counties can be found at the following web address:

The Queen Anne’s County Food Protection Program enforces the Maryland Code of Regulations that applies to Food Service Facilities (FSFs), COMAR 10.15.03.  The goal of Queen Anne’s County Food Protection Program is to work with owners and operators of food facilities to ensure food safety throughout the County.

Food Service Facilities regulated by COMAR and require licensure and inspections include the following:

  • Full Service Restaurants
  • Fast Food Facilities
  • Schools
  • Nursing Homes
  • Farmers Markets
  • Mobile Units
  • Grocery Stores
  • Fair Vendors
  • Temporary Event Vendors (fundraisers, sports events, carnivals, etc.)

The Environmental Health Division reviews construction plans for new facilities, conducts pre-opening and operational inspections, responds to consumer complaints and/or inquiries, investigates foodborne illness outbreaks and provides food safety information.

Please see our links on this page to assist you in gathering the information necessary for your type of food service facility.​

Refer to CO​MAR for official food service facility regulations​ (On the left side, click Title 10 then click Subtitle 15 and then click Chapter 03)