Town of Emmitsburg
300A S. Seton Ave Emmitsburg, Maryland

Facts & Figures

  • Corporate limits include 659 acres (1.1 sq. miles) and a population of approximately 2900.
  • Parking Meter hours are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday - Saturday.
  • Town Meetings are held in the Town Office on the first and third Monday of the month at 7:30 pm.
  • Remodeling or altering the use of an existing structure within Town limits requires a zoning permit from the Town's Zoning Department. Zoning permits are required for signs as well. An application is necessary, and may be reviewed by the Planning Commission, which meets at the Town Office on the last Monday of the month at 7:30 PM 
  • Emmitsburg's Community Park, 59.14 acres located along Lincoln and Jamison Avenues, offers both men's and women's softball fields, Babe Ruth playing field and a swimming complex.
  • Emmitsburg's Memorial Park, 5.5 acres located along Chesapeake and Potomac Avenues, offers a lighted picnic pavilion, grills, playground, baseball and Little League field and restroom facilities.
  • There is a $25 refundable clean-up fee for the rental of the pavilions at Memorial and Community Parks, and a $100 refundable clean-up fee for the restrooms. There is a $30 fee for use of the gymnasium at the Community Center. (No fee for youth groups at the gym.)
  • Trash is collected every Monday

  • Curbside recycling schedule:  

  • Hunting and fishing are allowed at the Town's watershed area with a permit issued by the Town. To obtain a permit, bring your hunting or fishing license to the Town Office. Only Emmitsburg residents are authorized to hunt, you must have proof of residency to obtain a hunting license. There is no charge for the permit.