Garrett County - In Mountain Maryland
Live Road Conditions
I-68 AT US 219 GRANTSVILLE
I-68 AT US 219 KEYSERS RIDGE
I-68 AT US 219 WEATHER STATION
I-68 AT SAVAGE MT
US 50 AT TABLE ROCK
MD 135 AT SALT DOME

Office of Planning and Land Management

The Office of Planning and Land Management is part of the Department of Community Planning and Development. The Office regulates Zoning Administration, Subdivision Administration, Licensing Issues, Land Preservation, Sensitive Areas Regulation, Comprehensive Planning and Mapping Services. For more information on these departments, click on the sidebar links to the left.

The primary function of the Office of Planning & Land Management is to:
  • maintain, update and implement the County's Comprehensive Development Plan with the direction of the County Planning Commission

  • prepare studies and assist the County Commissioners in developing policies with regard to land use, transportation, population forecasts (Census) and proposed regulations.

  • review re-zoning requests and

  • coordinate with State, local and Federal agencies to fulfill implementation of policies and funding opportunities.
     


Directory
Deborah Carpenter, AICP - Assistant Director
Bill DeVore - Zoning Administrator
Chad Fike - Planner II
Mark Weber - Licensing & Enforcement Inspector
Debbe Owston - Licensing and Legislative Associate
J.B. Churchill - GIS Specialist

Director's Blog - January 2015

Planning without local context will always fail.

Jan 12, 2015 at 1:04pm

Garrett County Awarded Grant from Chesapeake Bay Trust for Stormwater Assessment

$70,000 granted for North Glade Run stormwater assessment.

Dec 30, 2014 at 4:23pm

Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan Steering Committee Meeting

The Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan Steering Committee announces a public meeting to be held Saturday August 9th at the Gallatin Yurt at Wisp Resort.

Aug 5, 2014 at 9:36am