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Planning Commission
Overview
Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission serves as a citizen review board on county planning decisions. The Planning Commission is both an advisory and decision-making body.  Planning Commission activities include:
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the Comprehensive Plan, town center master plans and other policy plans necessary to guide county development.   
  • Makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding zoning of land, amendments to the ordinances, the development of public structures and services, land acquisitions and other development and growth related issues.
  • Reviews and approves the recommendations for subdivision of land for residential and commercial use and proposed site plans for the future development of individual sites. 

These recommendations and actions are performed in coordination with the Development Review Section and the Policy Section staff of Planning & Zoning.

Regular Meetings
Held monthly at 7:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month with the exception of November 14, 2018 which is the second Wednesday.  Special meetings are held as needed. 

2018 Regular Meeting Venue is as follows:
January 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Courthouse Square Conference Room, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick (across from State Police Bldg)

February 21, 2018 to October 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Harriett E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick
          
Members
There shall be seven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Current members, which are term limited, are: Chair Greg Kernan, Vice Chair Steve Jones, Carolyn McHugh, Rob Reed, Richard Holler, Maria Buehler and John Toohey.

Staff: 
Carolyn Sunderland, Planning Commission Administrator/Secretary       410-535-1600..x2380
Becky Parkinson, Development Review/Clerk to the Planning Commission ....................x2377
Rachel O'Shea, Principal Planner .....................................................................................x2339
Olivia Vidotto, Planner III................................................................................................... x2379
Christine Finamore, Planner III, Environmental..................................................................x2321
Lindsay Halterman, Planner II........................................................................................... x2489
Terry Williams, Development Navigator .......................................................................... .x2642


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