Skip to Content
Garrett County, Maryland Seal
Garrett County Government
301.334.8970 |

Department of Community Development & Planning - Division of Planning & Land Management

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

The primary function of the Division 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.