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Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8AM to 430PM. Permitting office operates Monday through Friday 8 to 330PM. We are closed for most national holidays. See holidays here. You can always call us at 410-758-1255.
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The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. The meetings start at 8:45AM. Each meeting is filmed and available to view at QACTV on channel 7 or via the web at QACTV.com.
The Planning Division of Planning and Zoning has two distinct functions. The first involves reviewing proposed development projects for compliance with approved county, state, and federal codes. The second involves long range planning, setting a vision for the county’s near and distant future.
In addition to these functions, Planning Division staff also provides support for to the Planning Commission and the Board of Appeals.
The Zoning division of Planning and Zoning has two distinct functions. The first involves the review and issuance of construction level permits; grading, building, electrical, etc. The second function is the field inspection and enforcement of county zoning codes.
You can find the whole County code here. The Planning Division is concerned primarily with Chapter 14, Chapter 18, and Chapter 28.