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Listed below are standard planning maps created in PDF format to facilitate easy online viewing and downloading. All maps open in a new window.

Community Planning Sectors

Countywide Sectors
A map of the Baltimore County Community Planning Sectors. (36 by 42 inches)

Commercial Revitalization Districts

Countywide Commercial Revitalization Districts
A map of the Baltimore County Commercial Revitalization Districts. Commercial Revitalization Districts are established to provide a range of services aimed at maintaining the health and vitality of the neighborhood commercial areas. (24 by 36 inches)

Detailed Area Maps (8.5 by 11 inches):

Sustainable Communities

Detailed maps of Baltimore County Sustainable Communities. Sustainable Communities seek to conserve resources; provide green spaces and parks for recreation and agriculture; offer many options for transportation; use natural and cultural resources wisely for future generations and consider the social and economic needs of all residents.(11 by 17 inches) 


Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, Landmarks and Baltimore County Historic Districts
Large map of Baltimore County MIHP, Landmarks and Historic Districts. (34 by 44 inches)


Affordable Housing Opportunity Areas
A map of Baltimore County Affordable Housing Opportunity Areas. Opportunity Areas were established to show where the county would like to encourage affordable and accessible housing for low income households. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Design Review Panel Areas
A map of the Baltimore County Design Review Panel Areas. Design Review Panel Areas are established in the county to help ensure high design standards. Development in the mapped areas is reviewed by the Design Review Panel. (24 by 36 inches)

Detailed Commercial Review Maps (8.5 by 11 inches):

Detailed Residential Review Maps (8.5 by 11 inches):

Urban Rural Demarcation Line (URDL)
A map of the Baltimore County URDL. The URDL determines where water and sewer utilities are provided. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Zoning determines the type of land use and density on a parcel of land. (34 by 44 inches)

Master Plan 2020

Adopted Community Plans
A map of Baltimore County Adopted Community Plan boundaries. A community plan is a public document which contains specific proposals for future land uses and public improvements in a given community. (22 by 34 inches)

Community Enhancement Areas
Baltimore County Community Enhancement Areas (CEAs) depicted in Master Plan 2020. CEAs are areas suitable for sustainable redevelopments that are compact, mixed-use, and walkable. (34 by 44 inches)

Growth Tiers
Identifies where major and minor residential subdivisions may develop and the type of sewage disposal system that will serve them. (34 by 44 inches)

Land Management Areas
Land Management Areas include growth areas, urban centers, community conservation areas, employment areas, and various rural land management areas. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Land Use
Baltimore County Land Use. (34 by 44 inches)

Priority Funding Area
Priority Funding Areas are existing communities and places where local governments want State investment to support future growth. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Proposed Land Use
The Proposed Lands Use Map depicted in Master Plan 2020. The Proposed Land Use Map provides general recommendations for land use, based upon the policies provided in Master Plan 2020. (8.5 by 11 inches) A larger 28 by 41 inch poster is also available.

Scenic Routes
The County and State Scenic Routes depicted in Master Plan 2020. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Scenic View and Gateways
Baltimore County Scenic Views and Gateways depicted in Master Plan 2020. (8.5 by 11 inches)

Adequate Public Facilities

Baltimore County Adequate Public Facilities, Elementary Schools
Baltimore County Elementary School Districts. The districts in blue exceed the state rated capacity for the school. (34 by 44 inches)

Baltimore County Adequate Public Facilities, Middle Schools
Baltimore County Middle School Districts. The districts in blue exceed the state rated capacity for the school. (34 by 44 inches)

Baltimore County Adequate Public Facilities, High Schools
Baltimore County High School Districts. The districts in blue exceed the state rated capacity for the school. (34 by 44 inches)

The Department of Public Works makes the adopted Adequate Public Facilities maps for Sewerage, Water Supply and Transportation available for download each year. These are called Basic Services Maps.

County Demographics

The following maps portray the key demographic patterns in Baltimore County, using the Census 2010 or most recent American Community Survey data, products of the U.S. Census Bureau. These general and socioeconomic data provide reliable information for officials and professionals to make better-informed decisions on county policies and programs to serve the needs of residents or businesses. The maps have associated data sheets (PDF).  Map size is 34 by 44 inches unless otherwise noted.

  • Lack of English Proficiency*, (8.5 by 11 inches):     
    • Spanish                                
    • Korean                                     
    • Vietnamese                               
    • Russian                                       
    • French                                         
    • Tagalog                                        

*Population five years or over whose native language is not English. County residents who speak any of those languages often contact the Department of Planning for language assistance.

Revised November 1, 2019         


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