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Agricultural Preservation

Calvert County created the first land preservation program in Maryland and currently has the most active transferable development rights (TDRs) program in the state. The county programs complement the state’s land preservation tools including the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program, the Rural Legacy and the Greenprint programs.  

    Program Rules and Regulations

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board Meetings

    APAB Members

    APAB 2016 Meeting Schedule
  • First Monday monthly at 7:30 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time and at 7:00 p.m. before and after Daylight Savings Time.
  • Agenda items should be submitted in writing two weeks before the anticipated meeting date.   
  • County Services Plaza, Suite 300
    150 Main Street
    Prince Frederick, MD 20678    
  • Contact: Rachel O'Shea, 410-535-1600 ext. 2489

APAB Meeting Agendas

    Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 

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Recent APAB Work Products

    Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board Draft Comprehensive Review

    Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board Proposal to Improve Land Preservation Program

Additional Documents

TDR Sales List Application            
    Forest Conservation Transferable Development Rights Brochure            



Contact Us
Rachel O'Shea
Rural Planner
Ph: 410-535-1600, ext. 2489

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