News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – July 11, 2019– The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 23 at 5 p.m. to consider and receive comments on the adoption of the Calvert County Comprehensive Plan. The public hearing will be held at the Calvert Pines Senior Center located at 450 W. Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick.

The BOCC is deliberating the content of the Comprehensive Plan for adoption and seeks additional public input. The BOCC may consider earlier drafts of the plan. Citizens are encouraged to view current and previous drafts of the plan, available online

Individuals who cannot attend the public hearing may submit written comments before the hearing. Written comments must be received by Monday, July 22 at 4:30 p.m. Comments may be submitted online through the U.S. mail to the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners at 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Written comments will be accepted at the public hearing until the close of the record. Those delivering comments to the hearing are encouraged to bring 15 copies for the county commissioners, staff and the media.

If approved by the BOCC, the plan will replace the current Calvert County Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2004 and amended in 2010 and 2017. The BOCC may choose to adopt, amend, remand or disapprove the recommended plan, or consider earlier drafts of the plan.

The initial series of meetings and workshops for the public to provide input began in 2016. County staff held informational meetings, interactive workshops and open houses to receive feedback from residents. Comprehensive Plan drafts, summaries of meetings, presentations and more are available

For additional information, contact the Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning at 410-535-1600, ext. 2356 or via email

Find information on Calvert County Government services online

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