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Community Planning and Building
Department Overview                                                    
The Department of Community Planning and Building 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, 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.

Community Planning & Building Organization Chart - June 2016

Comprehensive Plan Update and Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board Proposal to Improve Land Preservation Program

2015 Zoning Text Amendments Status Chart - March 2016

2016 Zoning Text Amendments Status Chart - December 2015

Department Video Overview
View a video presentation  featuring a department overview and discussions of major department initiatives.

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Department Contacts

Contact Us
Mark Willis

Mark Willis


150 Main Street - 3rd floor
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Ph: 410-535-2348
Ph: 301-855-1243 x2356     

Customer Service Hours (3rd Floor)
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Inspections & Permits 
Customer Service Hours (2nd Floor)

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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