Planning and Zoning
Duties & Responsibilities
Planning Services performs a vital role in creating and communicating a vision of the County and acts as the primary coordinating agency in the development, adoption, and implementation of the County's land use plans and policies. Planning Services provides both short and long range planning services to various County boards including the Planning and Zoning Commission and the County Commissioners, as well as to the general public. Planning Services also provides assistance to outside agencies focusing on development opportunities in the County.
View the most recent Comprehensive Plan
Where Do I Start?
The Planning & Zoning Division in broken down into several Departments. Use the list below as a reference on where to start.
BUILDING SAFETY OFFICE
Building Permit Applications
Construction Drawing Review and Release
Building Code Information
Data Management and Purchasing
GIS Dashboard Maintenance
Land Use Permits
Comprehensive Plan Maintenance and Updates
Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordinator
Review Coordinator of State (Project) Clearing Hous Process
Allegany County Transit Planning and Administration
Lot Line Adjustment (LLAS) and Lot Splits
E911 Location Address Program