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Welcome to the City of Fruitland




Moratorium on Impact Fees

On March 11, 2014, the Fruitland City Council unanimously approved Ordinance No. 267 which placed a moratorium on the impact fees for water and sewer.  A savings of $9,000.00.

There will be no impact fees collected by the City of Fruitland for any commercial, industrial, or residential structure for which an occupancy permit is issued by the City of Fruitland on or before June 30, 2016.

For complete ordinance details, please click on the ordinance link. Contact John Psota (City Manager) or Linda Powell (Administrative Assistant/Planning & Zoning) at City Hall for any additional details.

Please be informed that the City of Fruitland's Water Supply is Safe for Consumption and all Other Uses.  The "TCE" Contaminated Water That has been Reported in the News Media Has Been Confined to the  Morris Mill, Coulbourne Woods Vicinity, involving  those Resdients who are on Private Well & Septic Service. The Preceding Areas are Outside of Fruitland's Municipal Boundaries.

Fruitland, Maryland is centrally located on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, approximately 30 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, a little over 2 hours from Baltimore, MD., Norfolk, VA and Washington, DC

We are traditional small town America at its best...with the emphasis on family. In Fruitland you'll find easy access to major markets, a safe community, with outstanding public safety services, great recreation, excellent schools, accessible and responsive government, excellent health care services and a friendly town that's second to none.

Fruitland's proximity to Salisbury gives us the best of both worlds, ready access to a wide variety of services including Peninsula Regional Medical Center,  shopping and entertainment in venues like the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center along with gracious friendly small-town living.

In addition the City has a vibrant business community, wonderful churches and several great non-proift organizations which enhance the livability of our town.

2014 Annual  Newsletter

 City of Fruitland Community News

Fugitive Friday

City of Fruitland Police 


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The City of Fruitland Will be Closed, Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27, 2015, in Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Accordingly, Residents Who Usually Have Their Trash Collected on Thursdays Will Need to Place Their Trash Out on Wednesday (25th) for Collection .

Fruitland's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is Scheduled for Monday, December 7, 2015, at City Hall.

Fruitland Police Department Receives K-9 Donation From Local Girl Scout-

Free Bulk  Pickup: See Instructions Here

Public Notice:  New Utility Billing Payment Policy

The City of Fruitland Now Accepts All Major Credit Cardsn (Visa, Mastercard, AMEX & Discover) for Payment of Water/Sewer Bills, Taxes, Police Citations, Etc.  There is a fee of 2.75% (minimun fee of $2.00) associated with the processing of all card transactions.
City of Fruitland Trash & Bulk Pick Up Policy: Click Here  





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Ordinance # 282 Speed Limit

Ordinance # 281 Chesapeake Utilities

Ordinance # 280 Rental Licensing

Ordinance # 279 Zoning Ordinance

Ordinance # 278

Ordinance # 277

Ordinance # 276

Ordinance # 275

Ordinance # 274

Ordinance # 273

Ordinance # 272

Ordinance No. 271 Noise Ordinance

Ordinance No. 270 Borrowing of Funds

Ordinance No. 269 Junk Cars

 Ordinance No. 268  Allocation and Retention of Equivalent Dwelling Units - Adopted 3-11-14

Ordinance No. 267  Discontinuing the Collection of Impact Fees - Adopted 3-11-14

Ordinance No. 266  Landlord Licensing - Adopted 3-11-14

Ordinance No. 265  2012 International Building Code - Adopted 12-10-13

Ordinance No. 264    Admissions and Amusement Tax - Adopted 3/1/13

 Ordinance No. 263    Rental Use in C-2 Zoning - Adopted 11-1-12

 Ordinance No. 262 - Adopting the 2012 IMPC

 Ordinance No. 261- Comprehensive Parking Regulatory Scheme - Adopted 9-12-12

 Ordinance No. 260 - Replacement Reserve Fee

 City Bid Qualifications

  The City of Fruitland is currently accepting bids for rehabilition of two water production wells. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for October 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at City Hall 401 East Main St. Fruitland, MD. 21826. A bid opening is scheduled for November 3, 2015, 10:00 a.m. also at City Hall. At which time, sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any questions please contact Director of Public Works Mike Gibbons at 410-726-7576.

Bid Tabulations...


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