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Disaster Recovery Frequently Asked Questions

Last Updated on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:33pm | Emergency Management
The Garrett County Department of Emergency Services has created a list of Frequently Asked Questions to deal with questions you may have in response to Hurricane Sandy.
For the full FAQ, please visit:
Woody Debris Disposal
Effective immediately residents may take storm related woody debris resulting from Hurricane Sandy to the following locations for disposal free of charge:
Garrett County Landfill
3118 Oakland Sang Run Road; Oakland
Monday to Saturday:  8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Closed on Sundays
Phone: 301-387-0322
Old Oakland County Roads Garage
North Oakland Garrett Highway- Across from the Brodak Plaza; Oakland
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Grantsville Roads Garage
13266 National Pike: Grantsville
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
To report burning of brush that is associated with the recent storm damage, please call the Garrett County Non-Emergency number in the 9-1-1 Communications Center at 301-334-1929.  The normal permitting procedure for open burning through the Garrett County Health Department is temporarily suspended until November 17, 2012.  Brush may be burned any time of the day provided there is snow on the ground, otherwise burning should occur between 4 p.m. and midnight.  All fires must be kept 200 feet from neighboring habitable dwellings and gathering places.