The Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs is the “quality of life” department of the City of Annapolis. It is made up of two divisions: Code Enforcement and Environmental Programs. Code Enforcement is responsible for licensing, permitting, and inspections relating to all facets of Code enforcement including, but not limited to, construction, rental housing, zoning, and construction trades. Environmental Programs is responsible for the enhancement of the environment through projects and programs including, but not limited to, urban forestry, “Clean Air Initiatives,” Sustainable Annapolis, Port Wardens, industrial pretreatment, sediment and erosion control and storm water management. Contact the Department of Neighborhood and Environmental Programs (DNEP) at 410-263-7946.