Planning Commission

About the Commission


The Planning Commission was established in January 1961, after being created by the County Commissioners pursuant to the authority granted in Article 66B of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

The Planning Commission has the powers necessary to enable it to fulfill its functions, promote planning and execute the functions of Article 66B. The Commission makes and approves plans they recommend to the Board of County Commissioners for adoption.

Meetings


They meet the 2nd Thursday of every month and on an as-needed basis for special meetings.

Members


Member
Date Appointed
Term Expiration
Sharon Dobson,
 Vice Chairman
January 1, 2014
December 31, 2018
David B. Douglas
January 27, 2015
December 31, 2019
Tom Jackson  January 1, 2017  December 31, 2020 
Thomas (Tom) Leigh
Secretary
September 24, 2013
December 31, 2020
Sheila Tolliever January 1, 2018
December 31, 2021
Robert (Bob) Priest
January 28, 2014
December 31. 2020
Jeffrey Reiss, Chairman
June 25, 2013
December 31, 2019
  • Planning Commission Attorney: Christopher F. Drummond, Esquire
  • Assistant Planning Commission Attorney: Sharon Brinster, Esquire
  • Clerk: John E. Shelton

Contact Us

  1. Michael Wisnosky


    Director
    Email

    Planning & Zoning
    110 Vincit Street, Suite 104
    Centreville, MD 21617
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    Phone


    Planning/Zoning: (410)758-1255
    Permits/Licenses:(410)758-4088
    Fax: 410-758-2905

    For General Comments:
    Email: John Shelton

    Hours


    (Except holidays)
    Planning/Zoning:
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Permits/Licenses:
    Monday-Friday
    8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

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