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Department of Planning Overview

Pete Gutwald, Director

The Jefferson Building, Suite 101
105 West Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204

Review a local map of Towson and Baltimore County Government's Downtown Campus.

Phone: 410-887-3211
Fax: 410-887-5862

Liberty Road Study

The Liberty Road study aims to create a vision and identify specific improvements and policies to guide future investment and development. Two open house events were held on Thursday, November 14 and Thursday, November 21, to listen to community input, suggestions and ideas. On January 21, we will hold a public meeting to present our findings.

Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) 2020

The CZMP takes place every four years. Any citizen may request a zoning change on any property in the County. CZMP 2020 started with the public pre-filing period that began on August 19.

Programs and Projects

The Baltimore County Department of Planning implements programs and projects that strengthen existing communities, improve housing opportunities, revitalize older commercial centers and preserve rural resources. The Department formulates policies, plans and regulations to guide the County’s growth and development for future generations.

Strengthening Communities

The following programs were implemented to strengthen existing communities:

Housing Programs

Formulating Policies and Guiding Growth

The following boards, committees and commissions formulate policies and guide growth within the County:

Revised December 13, 2019         


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