WPRF Appeal ProgramThe Watershed Protection and Restoration Fee (WPRF) Appeal Program is intended for property owners who feel that they have been billed in error. Property owners that feel their bill was assessed or calculated incorrectly may appeal their bill to the Department of Public Works. Administrative appeals will be based on the following criteria:
- Incorrect Zoning Classification of Real Property
- Errors in Impervious Area Calculation for Non-Residential Property
- Mathematical Errors in Calculation
- Real Property is Not Subject to the Charge
- Property Owner is Exempt From the Charge
- Errors in the Identification of the Property Owner
- Residential Property in a Non-Residential Zone
Please visit the WPRF FAQs page for more details. For questions about the WPRF Appeal Program contact us at 410-222-7536.
- Form 13-1 “Residential Property”
- Form 13-2 “Incorrect Classification of Property”
- Form 13-3 “HOA Property, Civil or Community Association, Council of Condominium Owners
- Form 13-4 “Mathematical Error or Incorrect Impervious Calculation”
- Form 13-5 “Exempt or Incorrect Property Owner"
Completed Appeal forms should be mailed to:WPRF AppealsAnne Arundel County DPWMS 73102662 Riva RoadAnnapolis, MD 21401
County Code stipulates the deadline to file an appeal is September 30 of the taxable year.
The Anne Arundel County Office of Finance offers a program to reduce or waive the WPRF fee (and also the Bay Restoration Fund) for property owners who meet certain financial hardship provisions. Information and application forms for this program are available through the Office of Finance.
Completed Financial Hardship forms should be mailed to:Office of FinanceBilling and Customer ServiceP.O. Box 427MS 1103Annapolis, MD 21404