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Comprehensive Manual of Development Policies

The Comprehensive Manual of Development Policies (CMDP) is enabled by Section 504.2 of the Baltimore County Zoning Regulations, which states that the Department and Zoning shall compile and codify, in an appropriate and practical form, a comprehensive manual of the Planning Board's land-use and development policies and zoning resolutions.

The manual (PDF format) has been divided into Divisions and Sections to make it easier to read.

Table of Contents

Division I. - Focus on Community

Division II. - Residential Development within the Urban/Rural Demarcation Line

Division III. - Commercial Development within the Urban - Rural Demarcation Line

Division IV. - (Section Reserved)

Division V. - (Section Reserved)

Division VI. - Special Areas and Procedures

Revised December 12, 2011

Revised April 6, 2016         


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