Historic District Commission

Overview

The Historic District Commission (HDC) serves as a citizen review board on matters concerning historic preservation within Calvert County. The seven members of the Historic District Commission, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, have knowledge, training and special interest in historic preservation.

The HDC makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners concerning the designation of sites as historic districts and applications for Calvert County tax credits for restoration work on structures in historic districts. There are currently 91 individual properties that have been designated historic districts in Calvert County. There are 3 additional properties that have been designated historic landmarks in the Town of North Beach. Those properties receive the same consideration as the county historic districts.

The HDC reviews and approves petitions and building permits for alteration, repair, moving or demolition of structures and for ground-disturbing activities within designated historic districts. The HDC also reviews subdivision and site plan applications which may affect historic districts and makes recommendations on National Register nominations to the Maryland Historical Trust.

Notice of Public Hearing

There are no public hearings scheduled at this time.

Meetings

Second Wednesday of each month - 4:30 PM
County Services Plaza Building
150 Main Street,
Department of Planning & ZoningConference Room - 3rd floor
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Members

Thomas Dugan, Chair
William J. Bass, Vice Chair
Scott Montgomery, Secretary
Timothy Davis
Robert K. Evans
Cynthia Fehr
Michael Kent

Agendas

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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  1. Calvert County Board of County Commissioners Adopts Comprehensive Plan

    The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to adopt the July 2019 draft of the Calvert County Comprehensive Plan. The plan replaces the Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2004 and as amended in 2010. Read on...
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