Talbot County, Maryland
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Planning and Zoning

215 Bay Street, Suite 2,
Easton, MD 21601
Ph. 410-770-8030
Fax 410-770-8043
Office Personnel are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning administers the overall planning and zoning program for the physical development and growth of the unincorporated areas of the County. These responsibilities include:

Administration of County's Floodplain Management (FEMA) program

Assignment of Street Addresses in the Unincorporated Area

Commercial/Industrial Site Plan review and approval

Comprehensive Planning

Coordination of Special Planning programs including ther Affordable Housing

Enforcement and Administration of Zoning and Property Maintenance Codes

Enforcement of the Forest Conservation Regulations

Implementation of County Zoning, Subdivision, and Critical Area Regulations

Implementation of MD Agricultural Land Preservation Programs (MALPF)

Review of Building Permits for Code Compliance

State Rural Legacy Program Administration

This Department provides support staff to numerous boards and commissions including Affordable Housing Task Force, Agricultural Land Perservation Advisory Board, Board of Appeals, Historic District Commission and Planning Commission. Other services include the administration of local, state and federal grant programs and to provide assistance on a daily basis to the general public concerning the regulation of land use in Talbot County.  



BID NO.16-04

Sealed Bids for this proposal shall be accepted by the Office of the Talbot County Manager, South Wing, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N. Washington Street, Easton, Maryland 21601 until 4:00 p.m. local time on Friday, April 1, 2016, at which time they shall be opened and read aloud.

The Scope of Work for the Village Master Plan project will require the development of strategies for the retention and expansion of water-dependent businesses, to expand waterfront access to working watermen, tourists, and village residents, and to evaluate the compatibility and suitability of existing and proposed land uses, infrastructure, facilities and services in the above-referenced villages. Questions should be directed to Jeremy Rothwell, Planner, Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning at (410) 770-6879.

Bid Documents may be downloaded from the links below, or obtained in person or by mail from the Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning, 215 Bay Street, Suite 2, Easton, Maryland 21601.

The County Council of Talbot County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to accept any bid, alternate, or any portions thereof, when in their judgment, the public will be better served.

RFP Village Master Plans

Study Area Maps


Please note that payments must be recieved upon submitting applications, checks shall be made payable to Talbot County.  This office does not accept credit cards or cash.

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