Planning & Zoning – Forest Conservation

 Forest Conservation OrdinanceWashington County Forest Conservation Ordinance State Forest Conservation Technical Manual – Third Edition 1997 (from the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources)In 1991, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Maryland Forest Conservation Act to reduce the loss of forest cover due to urbanized development and to help improve water quality.  the Act required that […]

Planning & Zoning – Ag Land Preservation

Agricultural Land Preservation Department of Planning & Zoning 1 2 3 Washington County’s efforts to preserve valuable farmland began in April 1978 with the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program (MALPP). Since that time, the land preservation effort has expanded to a total of 8 programs.  To date, more than 25,000 acres have been permanently protected, […]

Planning & Zoning – Planning Commission

Planning Commission Department of Planning & Zoning HomeMeeting ScheduleDocuments & Reports The members are as follows: Back Row (left to right): Dennis Reeder, Clint Wiley, Andrew Bowen, David Kline. Front row (left to right): Commissioner LeRoy E. Myers, Jr. and Terry Reiber. Absent from photo: Jeremiah Weddle. The Planning Commission is a board of seven […]

Planning & Zoning Home

Department of Planning & Zoning County Admin Complex, 100 West Washington Street, Suite 2600, Hagerstown, Maryland 1 2 3 Stephen Goodrich, DirectorWashington County Administrative Complex100 West Washington Street, Suite 2600Hagerstown, MD 21740  Phone: (240) 313-2430Fax: (240) 313-2431  TTY users may call any government officethrough the Maryland Relay Service1-800-735-2258 Office Hours:Monday – Friday7:30am to 4:30pm Planning […]