Useful Links

Department of Planning & Zoning

Planning Links:

Maryland Department of Planning
http://www.mdp.state.md.us/

Maryland Real Property Records Search System
http://www.sdat.resiusa.org/RealProperty

Maryland Archives Plat Imaging Application ( access can be granted with the username: plato and the password: plato#)
www.plats.net

Washington County Board of Zoning Appeals
http://www2.washco-md.net/permits/pr_bza_board.shtm

 

GIS Mapping & Spatial Data:

GIS through ESRI(Environmental Systems Research Institute)
http://www.gis.com

Maryland Mapping Resource Guide
http://www.marylandgis.net/index.jsp

Maryland Geographic Information Committee (MSGIC)
www.msgic.state.md.us

Maryland Department of Natural Resources GIS Data Download
http://dnrweb.dnr.state.md.us/gis/data/data.asp

Federal Geographic Data
http://geo.data.gov/geoportal/catalog/main/home.page

TIGER/Line Shapefiles (United States Census)
http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/shp.html

National Park Service Data
http://www.nps.gov/gis/data_info/

 

Agriculture Preservation Links:

Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/rurallegacy/

Maryland’s Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation
http://www.malpf.info/

Maryland’s Land Conservation Center
http://www.conservemd.org/

Maryland’s GreenPrint Program
http://greenprint.maryland.gov/

Maryland’s Environmental Trust Program
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/met/

Maryland’s Transportation Enhancement Program (TEA)
http://www.sha.maryland.gov/Index.aspx?PageId=144

FRPP-Farm and Ranchland Protection Program
http://www.tpl.org/tier3_cd.cfm?content_item_id=10568&folder_id=191

 

Historic District Commission Links:

Washington County Historical Society
http://www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org

Washington County Historical Trust:
http://washingtoncountyhistoricaltrust.org

Maryland Environmental Trust
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/met/

Maryland Historical Trust
http://mht.maryland.gov/

National Historic Trust
http://www.nationaltrust.org/

Civil War Heritage Area
http://www.heartofthecivilwar.org/

 

Parks and Environmental Planning Links (including Forest Conservation links):

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/sw_index_flash.asp

Maryland Department of the Environment
http://www.mde.state.md.us/

Department of Natural Resources- Forest Service
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/forests/

The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
http://www.dnr.state.md.us

Washington County Recreation Department:
http://www2.washco-md.net/recreation/recreation.shtm

 

Transportation Links:

Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization
http://www.hepmpo.net

American Association of State Highway and Transportation
http://transportation.org/aashto/home.nsf/FrontPage

Maryland State Highway Association
http://www.roads.maryland.gov

Maryland Department of Transportation
http://www.mdot.state.md.us/

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
http://www.ampo.org/

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