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CZMP 2020 Timeline

The Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) begins in August of 2019 and is finalized in September of 2020 with the County Council vote. The timeline and major steps in the process are outlined below.

August 19, 2019 through August 30, 2019

The public can pre-file a zoning request. An online application will be available for filing an issue. After the application is filed the Planning Department will contact the applicant to meet and map the zoning request.

September 3, 2019 through October 15, 2019

Open filing period begins on September 3, 2019 and will end on October 15, 2019. The public will be able to file an application and meet with the Planning Department to map the zoning request. The application is not complete until the zoning request is mapped.

October 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019

The Planning Board and Department of Planning can raise a zoning request from October 1, 2019 though October 31, 2019.

November 1, 2019 through November 29, 2019

The County Council can raise a zoning request from November 1, 2019 though November 29, 2019.

December 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020

County agencies will review the zoning requests and provide an agency comment for each request.

February 3, 2020 through February 28, 2020

The Department of Planning will review the zoning requests and provide a recommendation for each request.

March 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020

Planning Board public hearings will be held in the month of March. Each Council District will have a hearing date. Citizens may sign up to speak about issues in each Council District.

April 1, 2020 through April 30, 2020

Planning Board work sessions will be held in the month of April. The sessions are open to the public. No public input will be heard during the work sessions.

June 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020

The County Council public hearings will be held in the month of June. Each Council District will have a hearing date. The citizens may sign up to speak about issues in each Council District.

July 1, 2020 through September 16, 2020

The County Council will review each zoning request and make a final decision.

Before September 16, 2020 

The County Council will make a final vote before September 16, 2020 to decide the zoning for every issue.

November 2020 through January 2021

The official zoning maps will be produced.

 
Revised October 30, 2019         

 

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