Town Services

Moving Forward Together

The services offered by the town of Princess Anne aid in providing strong and vibrant neighborhoods that are clean, safe and encourage a sense of community. These services include law enforcement, trash pickup, street maintenance and more.

Law Enforcement

Our Officers are well trained, dedicated, experienced, and professional. We want to make our community and its citizens safe. Commitment to this is our priority.

(410) 651-0027 | Non-Emergency
11780 Beckford Ave | Princess Anne, MD 21853

Trash Pickup

Collection Days

Every Monday and Thursday (except holidays). On trash pickup days that fall on a holiday, pickup will occur the day after the holiday. If a holiday falls on a Thursday, trash will be collected the following Monday.

Placement of Trash

By the curbside no earlier than 6:00 pm the day before and no later than 7:00 am the day of scheduled collection.

Guidelines and Trash Fee Policy

Garbage must be in a plastic bag that is closed, tied securely and placed in a metal or hard plastic container with a maximum size of thirty (30) gallons and a secured lid.

Bulk Pickup

Bulk pickup takes place every Friday. Residents must come to the Town Office and pay in advance (before 4:00 pm on Thursday) and request a bulk pickup. The fee will be determined at that time.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Town Office (410) 651-1818.

Annual Cost

Trash pickup is a yearly cost of $75/year. Payments can be made in-person at the Town Office Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm or over the phone at (410) 651-1818.

Street & Property Maintenance

Street Cleaning

The Department of Public Works clears streets and curbs every Wednesday during the spring, summer and fall. It is requested that residents remove all vehicles from the street on these days.

House Identification Numbers

House numbers are important for identification, especially during an emergency. It is essential that fire, ambulance or police are able to quickly locate any residence. Please post easy to read numbers and regularly maintain all bushes and trees that might obscure them from plain view.

Lanes, Lawns, Sidewalks & Vacant Lots

All residents and businesses owning real estate within town limits are required to maintain their lanes, lawns, sidewalks and vacant lots keeping them free of weeds, unsightly vegetation and preventing the accumulation of vegetation. It is also requested that lawn cuttings not be blown into the street to prevent storm drains from becoming clogged and to keep from adversely affecting the street sweeper.

Water & Sewer

Water and sewer services are provided to the town by the Somerset County Sanitary Commission.

Tax Information

Property Taxes

The current tax rate is $1.0287 per $100.00 of assessed value.

Personal Property Taxes

The current tax rate is $2.25 per $100.00 of assessed value.

Tax Bill Reminder

All Princess Anne property owners will receive tax bills from the town and the county. If you have a change of address, please notify the Tax Assessment Office promptly.

Returned Checks

All checks returned to the town for any reason will generate a $25 service charge to the person/property that issued the check.

Pay Taxes Here At

Town Hall 


30489 Broad Street 

Princess Anne, Maryland 21853 

Permit Information

Permit Inquiries

Alexis Bynum

Administrative Assistant
(410) 651-1818