Category: Charles County Planning Commission

School allocation legislation moves forward

The Charles County Planning Commission agreed last week to pass on submitting comments on proposed legislation that would change the county’s formula for approving new residential subdivision construction based on school capacity. The unanimous decision to wait until the draft legislation has been presented to the Board of Charles County

Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area plans unveiled to county commissioners

The Board of Charles County Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a proposal to establish a land conservation region in western Charles County that would allow the county government to leverage state grants for preserving privately owned properties. The establishment of a Nanjemoy-Mattawoman Rural Legacy Area, which would encompass

County permit, inspection services remain available despite pandemic closures

Amid the closures of all nonessential businesses in Maryland as of March 23 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one notable exception is the construction industry, which — unlike several other states and large metropolitan jurisdictions around the country — has been allowed to continue to operate in the state.

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First Round of Rural Recommendations Move to Planning Commission

Recommendations for changes to Charles County’s zoning regulations that affect agricultural businesses will be brought before the county’s planning commission following a presentation before the Board of Charles County Commissioners last week. The seven recommendations were proposed by the county’s ad hoc Rural Planning and Zoning Task Force, which met