Washington County, MD
Comprehensive Plan 2040
Your County. Your Vision. Your Future.
The Washington County Planning Commission is pleased to announce the release of the new Comprehensive Plan for the County. This pivotal document aims to develop a community vision for future land use and effective growth management, shaping the future of Washington County.
There are three options to access the Comprehensive Plan:
Public Information Meetings
August 23, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Hancock Town Hall
126 W High Street
August 31, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Clear Spring Fire Company
Special Events Building
12323 Big Spring Rd
September 21, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Shafer Park Community Center
37 Park Drive, Boonsboro
September 25, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Washington County Free Library
100 S. Potomac Street
October 10, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Smithsburg Town Hall
21 West Water Street
October 25, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Williamsport Volunteer Fire Co.
2 Brandy Drive
This is an opportunity to actively participate in the decision-making process that will guide future land use and define the appearance of our community in the coming years.
What will Washington County look like in 20 years? This is the question we seek to answer collectively. Over the next several months, the Washington County Planning Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Planning & Zoning, will actively seek public input on the best strategies to plan and manage future growth, ensuring the creation of a vibrant community that caters to the needs of all its citizens.
Key topics for discussion will include:
- Economic Development
- Water Resources
- Agricultural Resources and Land Preservation
- Historic and Cultural Resources
- And many others…
There are several ways to get involved and make your voice heard:
- Visit our website to download and read the plan in detail.
- Join our mailing list to receive updates on scheduled meetings and other relevant information.
- Follow us on Facebook for regular updates and announcements.
- Email your questions and comments to [email protected].
- Attend upcoming public input meetings scheduled for this fall in 2023.
By actively engaging with the planning process, you can help shape the future of Washington County and contribute to making it a great place to live, work, and play.
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