News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Aug. 7, 2020 – The Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning has temporarily suspended tree removal permits now through Friday, Aug. 21. Citizens are not required to obtain a permit to dispose of downed trees caused by Tropical Storm Isaias during this time. Citizens should take photos of the downed trees prior to removal and call a tree removal company or take proper precautions to safely remove debris.

Citizens can contact Planning & Zoning at 410-535-2348 or for questions or permit information. If there is a soil disturbance, including grading issues, residents can contact the Soil Conservation District Office at 410-535-1521, ext. 3.

The county has launched a hurricane resource center on its website to share the latest updates, guidance and resources in response to Tropical Storm Isaias. Residents, employees and media are encouraged to regularly monitor the page and use the resources available at