Development Review

Within the Department of Planning & Zoning, the Development Review section of the office is responsible for reviewing and approving site plans, subdivisions, and other new development related plans.  Also under the purview of Development Review is enforcing the Queen Anne's County Forest Conservation Act and Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Act.

Types of development the department reviews range from a few lots that might require a simple document like a Declaration of Administrative Subdivision to a complicated, multi-approval development such as a Major Site Plan that might involve an APFO study, Board of Appeals and Planning Commission approvals.

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