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Welcome to the beautiful bayside community of Chesapeake Beach, located in Calvert County, Maryland, where there are still places to discover and to enjoy with your family and friends. In Chesapeake Beach you'll find quiet secluded beaches, waterfront restaurants, succulent seafood, water park activities and events, and quaint, historic, hometown, quality of life our residents enjoy year-round. Thank you for visiting us. We hope you'll soon call Chesapeake Beach your home too, where the Welcome Mat is Always Out!

 

Due to the Labor Day holiday schedule, August 30th is the last day for 2 a week pick up for your trash.  Since Monday is the holiday they will pick up trash on the North side on Tuesday Sept. 3, and the South side on Wednesday Sept. 4.  Please have your trash out the night before. 

 
The Town is seeking volunteers who would be interested in serving on the Board of Appeals.  If interested, please submit a resume to Town Hall. 

Mayor's Open Door and Mayor's Night Out Schedules -- click here

Enhanced Nutrient Removal (ENR) - get the facts here

Utility Rate Petition Results - The Petition was successful in its goal to require a special election vote to accept or reject the water and sewer rates passed in the June 20th Town Council meeting.  For a printable copy of the results, click here .

Ordinance O-13-8 -- an Ordinance of Chesapeake Beach, MD, adopting the Annual Budget for the Utility Fund ... click here

Haunted Water Park Set Designer Wanted for 2013!!
For more information, click here .

Bay Restoration Fee Financial Hardship Exemption -- On May 26, 2004, Senate Bill 320 was signed into law, creating the Bay Restoration Fund (“BRF”). The purpose of the bill was to create a dedicated fund financed by wastewater treatment plant users to be used to upgrade Maryland’s wastewater treatment plants with enhanced nutrient removal (ENR) technology. On July 1, 2012, House Bill 446 increased the mandated BRF fee from $2.50 per month to $5.00 per month, and required that BRF fee billing authorities develop a financial hardship fee waiver plan for low income households.

Residents of the Town of Chesapeake Beach may apply directly to the Town for an exemption from the fee due to substantial financial hardship.  
For more information, click here .

Public Service Announcement from the Calvert County Health Officer -- WATER CONTACT ADVISORY -- Vibrio Skin Infections have been reported to the Calvert County Health Department this summer.  Vibrio bacteria are natural inhabitants of warm, salty water. Since Vibrio species are normally found in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, do not enter these waters if you have any cuts or open wounds of the skin. Consult a health care provider if signs or symptoms of skin infection, such as redness, soreness, swelling or drainage occur following water contact.  Avoid gastrointestinal illness caused by Vibrio by making sure that shellfish are thoroughly cooked.

For more information visit: www.calverthealth.org (leaving site).   Posted by the authority of the Calvert County Health Officer.  For a printable copy of this announcement, click here .

Public Service Announcement from the Sheriff's Office -- There have been more thefts from vehicles lately. Due to these recent thefts, the Sheriff's Office asks that you remove all valuables from your vehicle and lock the vehicle doors. Report any suspicious persons or activity by calling 911 or 410-535-2800. Please share this info with family, friends and neighbors that may not receive Nixle.

To sign up to receive Nixle Alerts or those from the new Calvert County ALERT notification system (replaces Code Red as of July 4, 2013), click here .

Financial Reports for the Town of Chesapeake Beach -- click here

Chesapeake Beach Utility Rate Commission Report , click here .  

Planning & Zoning --  For the latest minutes, click here ..

NEW! Annual Drinking Water Report for Calendar Year 2013 released -- click here

The Town's Comprehensive Plan 2010 Update -- click here

Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) -- click here

"Chesapeake Beach Welcomes You!" video -- click here

Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Dedication video -- click here

Pay your Utility Bill online (leaving site)

 
Pay your Utility Bill online --
The Town is pleased to offer the added convenience of online utility bill payment for water / sewer bills.  Visa, Mastercard and Discover are accepted. To register, click here (leaving site). 

 

Reminder on Dogs -- According to the Calvert County Animal Control Ordinance, all dogs must be on a leash when not on your property. We have had a couple incidences recently where larger dogs got loose and attacked smaller dogs.  We do not want to impose any additional restrictions on these pets, so we ask that you take special care to see they are restrained at all times. If your dog has a tendency to be aggressive, we suggest you consider a muzzle.

Reminder on Requirement for Trash Receptacles:  According to Town Ordinance 200.3 (9) in part -- "No garbage, trash, or debris shall be placed out for collection except in proper storage receptacles.  Where collection is from a sidewalk or alley, receptacles shall be placed out no earlier than the evening preceding the day of collection...   Receptacles placed on a sidewalk or alley shall be promptly returned to the premises after collection...   Storage receptacles shall be made of a durable material and shall be watertight with tight-fitting covers to control odor and prevent animal access."

Feel free to use the Search box to quickly locate information of interest within this site.  There's a "search box" near the top of every page on this website that searches only this site.   And please sign up to receive occasional Email News -- there's a "sign up" box along the left edge of every page.  We'll keep you informed of special events, water system flushing notices, weather-related responses from Town Hall, etc.

Trash Schedule -- click here 

Recycle Schedule -- click here 

Bulk Trash -- click here

Yard Debris pickup  --  click here  NOTE:  Pickup of bagged yard waste (grass clippings, leaves) will begin April 3rd and continue every other Wednesday to include November 13th and 27th, 2013.   Public Works will start picking up branches, limbs, twigs beginning in April on the Tuesday of your bulk trash week.

Holiday Trash -- click here

Household Hazardous Waste -- click here

Chesapeake Beach receives a Banner City Award again for 2012 from the Maryland Municipal League (MML).  The MML annually awards designations of Banner City / Town to those cities and towns that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to MML programs and activities through the involvement of their elected and appointed officials during the past year.   The Banner City / Town designation is MML’s highest city/town member achievement award.  The program is designed to encourage and reward exceptional participation in MML programs and activities and to foster teamwork among municipal officials to achieve program criteria.  It is meant to be a challenge that requires foresight and commitment from the municipality.

Calvert County (including Chesapeake Beach) was recognized as one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" for the year 2012.  This competition identifies cities nationwide that have made the well-being of children and youth a priority. The 2012 winners were chosen from a pool of more than 320 nominees from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Winning communities hail from 42 states, which is a record for the competition.  The 100 Best Communities for Young People is now in its sixth cycle, recognizing communities making extraordinary efforts to reduce dropout rates and provide outstanding services and support to their youth. 

In case of Emergency, tune to Channel 6 or WTOP Radio 103.5

IMPORTANT  PHONE  NUMBERS

Emergencies 911
Animal Control  410-535-2800
Beach Elementary 410-257-1512
Community Center 410-257-2554
Fire Department 410-257-6564
Library 410-257-2411
U.S. Post Office 410-257-6180
Railway Museum 410-257-3892
Sheriff’s Dept. 410-535-2800
Town Hall 301-855-8398 or 410-257-2230
Water Park 410-257-1404

Town Hall is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm except for holidays.

 

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