Press Release, Calvert County Planning Commission

The Calvert County Planning Commission is seeking agency and public comments on its recommended Calvert County Comprehensive Plan. The plan is recommended to replace the current Comprehensive Plan first adopted in 2004 and amended in 2010 and 2017. The Planning Commission’s recommended draft and support materialsare available here.

The Planning Commission will consider comments on the plan and may make revisions before recommending the plan be adopted by the Board of County Commissioners. A public hearing on the Comprehensive Plan will be held prior to plan adoption, but not before Feb. 26, 2019. The public hearing date, time and location will be released once the hearing details are finalized.

Comments should be addressed to Mr. Greg Kernan, Chair, Calvert County Planning Commission. While written comments may be submitted any time prior to the public hearing or submitted at the hearing, the Planning Commission is requesting comments by Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Please note that names, addresses/e-mail addresses and/or written comments become part of the public record and may be made available to the public upon request and posted to the county’s website.

Comments may be submitted in the following ways:

  • Email
  • Mail to 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678
  • Fax to 410-414-3092
  • Hand deliver to 150 Main St., Suite 300, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

The Comprehensive Plan update process is now in its third and final phase. The first phase – identifying issues – included meetings and a series of public workshops in the summer and fall of 2016. Phase 2 – plan development – featured workshops, public meetings and open houses, along with the development and review of the first draft, published in October 2017. Phase 3 – the adoption process – began in spring 2018 with the publication of the second draft in May. The Planning Commission held monthly work sessions June through November 2018 to review public comments and make revisions to the draft plan.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...