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Maryland State Government Maryland Department of the Environment

Land Management Permits, Licenses, and Approvals

MDE’s Land Management Administration (LMA) protects human health and preserves and restores our land and water resources by reducing the quantity and toxicity of generated wastes through recycling and source reduction, ensuring the control and proper disposal of waste, managing lead paint compliance, assuring that oil is handled in an environmentally safe manner and overseeing the remediation of contaminated sites for viable economic development. This is achieved by maintaining a highly visible presence in the regulated community, providing assistance to stakeholders, and developing long-term strategies for waste management needs.

Programs and Offices administered by LMA are:


Solid Waste Program


Oil Control Program


Waste Diversion and Utilization Program


Scrap Tire Licenses and Approvals

Scrap Tire Licenses and Report Forms are located on MDE's Land Permits Applications and Instructions web page.


Lead Poisoning Prevention Program


Land Restoration Program


Mining Program


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