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MDE Responsible Personnel "Green Card" Classes 

What is the Class About?

The Responsible Personnel training provides participants with valuable information regarding proper construction management and the proper implementation and maintenance of sediment control measures. The program primarily caters to land development and engineering firms, and earth-moving contractors.

What Does the Class Involve?

Responsible personnel training includes:

  • Attending the 4 hour course
  • Taking an examination following the course
  • Receiving a certification card within 2 weeks of course completion.

When Are the Classess Offered and How Much Does it Cost?

The class is held at the Department of Permitting Services. It begins promptly at 8:00 A.M. and ends at approximately 12:30 P.M.  The cost of the class is $50.00 and includes a copy of the “Sediment Control Handbook.”. For specific dates of classes offered, click here.

How do I Register for a Class?

To register for one of the classes, call 240-777-0311 and ask to speak to a DPS Land Development Permit Technician. Payment for the class must be received two weeks prior to the class date.

I Can't Attend the DPS Classes, Are There Other Classes Offerred?

The MD Department of the Environment coordinates the training program Statewide and can be contacted at:  410-537-3543 for other classes held within the State.


Schedule of Classes
Current Class Schedule MDE Responsible Personnel Training
Fees and Taxes
For Green Card Class see page 10 Executive Regulation 6-11
Credit Card Authorization Form Credit Card Authorization Form
Frequently Asked Questions
311 Web Portal: Enter key word "Green Card"
Call for More Information
In Montgomery County 311
Outside of Montgomery County 240-777-0311
Other Agencies to Contact
Other Agencies to Contact Maryland Department of the Environment