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Planning and Zoning

Planning and Zoning

Contact Information

215 Bay Street, Suite 2
Easton, MD 21601
410-770-8030
410-770-8043

Planning and Zoning

Planning and Zoning plans the overall physical development and growth of the County, updates and enforces the zoning code, and administers the subdivision and development regulations.

Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule

Users may be required for pay a fee to apply to a license, submit a site plan, requesting paper copies of documents, and more.

 

Review Fee List
Impact Fees

Impact Fees

Impact fees are one-time payments, usually paid during development process, that offset financial impact that a new development may have on public infrastructure. See Impact Fees for FY 2025.

Review Impact Fees
2024 Submittal Schedule

2024 Submittal Schedule

Understand when an application or submittal may be reviewed based on the Submittal schedule.

Review Schedule

Calendar

Upcoming Public Hearings/Meetings

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    July 29 2024, 6:30pm
    [details]

    The Board of Appeals Agenda is on the County's website under Planning and Zoning, Board of Appeals link.

  • Planning Commission
    August 7 2024, 9:00am
    [details]

    Regular meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m., in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N Washington Street, Easton, Maryland. Location is subject to change. Additional information can be found here

  • Board of Appeals Meeting
    August 19 2024, 6:30pm
    [details]

    An agenda will be posted before the Board meeting on the County's website.

  • Short Term Rental Board Meeting
    August 22 2024, 1:00pm
    [details]

    The STR meeting agenda will be posted on the County's webpage.

  • Planning Commission
    September 4 2024, 9:00am
    [details]

    Regular meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m., in the Bradley Meeting Room, Talbot County Courthouse, 11 N Washington Street, Easton, Maryland. Location is subject to change. Additional information can be found here

  • Short Term Rental Board Meeting
    September 19 2024, 1:00pm
    [details]

    The STR meeting agenda will be posted on the County's webpage.

Check back later for events.

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Council Discusses Updates to the Report of the Review, Comprehensive Plan, and Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan

Council Discusses Updates to the Report of the Review, Comprehensive Plan, and Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan

06/18/2024
Category: Public Works Planning and Zoning

On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, County Engineer, Ray Clarke, and Planning Officer, Brennan Tarleton, met with the Talbot County Council and discussed timelines for updating several planning documents for the County. These documents are guidelines for County planning, development, and engineering.

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Interview with Erik Moseley: Salisbury University Student Completes Internship with Planning and Zoning

Interview with Erik Moseley: Salisbury University Student Completes Internship with Planning and Zoning

05/14/2024
Category: Planning and Zoning Human Resources

Erik Moseley, a second-year Salisbury University student majoring in Urban and Regional Planning, just completed a 135-hour internship with the Talbot County Department of Planning and Zoning.

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Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office Presents “OpenGov” Permitting Seminar

Talbot County Permits and Inspections Office Presents “OpenGov” Permitting Seminar

04/09/2024
Category: Permits and Inspections Planning and Zoning

The Talbot County Office of Permits and Inspections is pleased to announce an upcoming seminar focusing on the OpenGov Permitting Portal. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Talbot County Community Center, Wye Oak Room located at 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601.

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Talbot County's Interactive Land Use Maps

Talbot County's Interactive Land Use Maps

08/30/2023
Category: Planning and Zoning

The Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism is encouraging business leaders to familiarize themselves with the power of Talbot County’s Interactive Land Use Maps, now available and searchable online.

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