Planning & Zoning
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The Department of Planning & Zoning coordinates planning activities within Calvert County Government, including those of the Planning Commission, the Board of Appeals and other boards and commissions. The department consists of: Planning and Development Review, Zoning, Permitting and Citizen Relations, Long Range Planning, the Division of Inspections & Permits, and Appeals, Variances and Exceptions. The department administers the zoning ordinance, subdivision regulations and the building code. It provides information and guidance to the community and to the Board of County Commissioners concerning growth and development in Calvert County.
To maintain or improve the quality of life for county residents by providing quality planning, zoning and code enforcement services to Calvert County at the direction of the Board of County Commissioners.
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- Email Mary Beth Cook , Director
- Email Judy Mackall, Acting Deputy Director, Zoning
- Email Carolyn Sunderland, AICP, Acting Deputy Director, Planning /Planning Commission Administrator
- Email Joe Hawxhurst, Division Chief, Inspections and Permits
- Email Nichole White, Permits Coordinator
- Email Jenny Plummer-Welker, AICP, Long Range Planner
- Email Christopher Breedlove, Chief Zoning Enforcement
- Email Denise Cherry, Manager, Administrative Services
- Email Terry Williams, Development Review Coordinator
Planning & Zoning publishes Breaking Ground, a quarterly newsletter with information on policy and procedure changes affecting development in Calvert County.
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