Pending Legislation


Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment - Mineral Resources Element

Notice is hereby given that the County Commissioners of Caroline County, Maryland will hold a public hearing relative to the following:  For the purpose of adopting a Mineral Resources Element as an amendment to the 2010 Caroline County Comprehensive Plan. 

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 beginning at 6:15 PM in the County Commissioners Hearing Room #106, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Denton, Maryland.  All interested persons are encouraged to attend.  Questions and comments will be solicited at that time. 

Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing to the County Commissioners Office, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Room 123, Denton, Maryland 21629 or via this form.  The proposed Plan is posted on the County website and copies are available for review at the Department of Planning and Codes (403 S. 7th Street, Denton).  For further information or questions, contact Katheleen Freeman, Director of Planning and Codes, at (410) 479-8100, or via the Maryland Relay Service for persons with a hearing or speech disability at 7-1-1.  Persons with a disability needing reasonable accommodation to attend the hearing should notify the County Commissioners Office three days prior to the hearing.    


Ordinance #2018-3, Chapter 175 - Zoning - Administration and Enforcement - Zoning Administrator

The County Commissioners of Caroline County, Maryland will hold public hearings on the below Ordinance on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, beginning at 6:15 PM in the County Commissioners Hearing Room #106, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Denton, Maryland.

Ordinance #2018-3, Chapter 175 – Zoning – Administration and Enforcement - Zoning Administrator: An Act concerning zoning administration and enforcement; For the purpose of reflecting the discretionary authority of the Zoning Administrator; By repealing and reenacting with amendments §175-186, §175-190 and §175-191of the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland.

  • Legislative Calendar for Ordinance #2018-3

All interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing.  Questions and comments will be solicited at that time.  Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing to the County Commissioners Office, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Room 123, Denton, Maryland 21629 or via this form.  The Ordinance is posted on the County website and is available in the Courthouse.  For further information, call the Department of Planning and Codes at 410-479-8100, or via the Maryland Relay Service for persons with a hearing or speech disability at 7-1-1.  Persons with a disability needing reasonable accommodation to attend should notify the County Commissioners Office three days prior to the hearing. 


Ordinance #2018-1, Chapter 175 - Zoning - Mineral Extraction Facilities


Ordinance #2018-1, Chapter 175 – Zoning – Mineral Extraction Facilities: An Act concerning Mineral Extraction Facilities; For the purpose of establishing permitting requirements; By adding to §175-8 and repealing and replacing §175-27 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland.

Ordinance #2018-2, Chapter 175 – Zoning – Moratoria: An Act concerning zoning administration and enforcement; For the purpose of reflecting the discretionary authority of the Zoning Administrator; By amending §175-186, §175-190 and §175-191 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland.