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Sustainable Communities

In 2010, Governor O’Malley signed into law Smart, Green and Growing legislation (House Bill 475, 2010 session, “The Sustainable Communities Act of 2010”) passed by the Maryland General Assembly to enhance the future of growth, development and sustainability in Maryland. This law established the “Sustainable Communities” designation in order to strengthen reinvestment and revitalization in Maryland’s older communities.

The seven approved Sustainable Communities in Baltimore County are: 

For more information on the Sustainable Communities program, visit the Maryland Department of Planning, Sustainable Communities Web page.

To view the interactive map with sustainable community boundaries, visit the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Mapper.

To view an 8.5 x 11 inch detailed map of each sustainable community, visit our PDF Map Library.

Staff Contact: Jeff Mayhew
Phone: 410-887-3480


Revised October 11, 2016        

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