Local Legal Materials
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Approved Resolutions and Ordinances
Plans, Policies and other Legal Documents
Comprehensive Plan (2002)
This file is about 3MB and not viewable by all computers. It is available on CD-ROM from the Planning Dept. Call 240-313-2430.
Comprehensive Plan (2002) Amendments CP-05-001 Map CP-06-001 RS-06-016 CP-08-001 RS-08-015 CP-10-001 RS-2011-01 CP-11-001 RS-2011-13 (Water Resources Element)
Addressing Ordinance for Washington County, Maryland
Adopted and Effective December 18, 2012
Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance
Revision 9 – Adopted and effective October 22, 2013.
Forest Conservation Ordinance – Revision 7
Adopted and Effective November 18, 2014
Stormwater Management, Grading, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance (Revision 1)
Adopted and Effective February 26, 2013
Subdivision Ordinance Amendments SO-12-001 ORD-2012-41 - Major and Minor Subdivisions (definition)
Zoning Ordinance (As of August 23, 2013)
Zoning Ordinance Amendments RZ-13-004 ORD-2014-18 – Limited Multiple Parcel Clustering Program RZ-14-003 ORD-2014-17 – Amendments for the purpose of updating, correcting, and clarifying language RZ-13-006 ORD-2013-34 - Sanitary Landfill (Definition) RZ-15-003 ORD-2015-18 – PUD amendments RZ-14-002 ORD-2015-20 – Rural Business District amendments