Comprehensive Plans

2021 Comprehensive Plan

The 2021 Comp Plan Update is in development.

PlanQACPlanQAC 2021 updates the County’s last Comprehensive Plan, adopted in 2010. It will express the vision of what the County wants to become over the next 10 to 20 years and the steps needed to make that vision a reality. It serves as the policy guide and framework for future growth and development, infrastructure and capital improvements, and natural and historic resource conservation. The final Comprehensive Plan will be an advisory document to inform the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, and County departments, as well as stakeholders, non-profit organizations, social services, and the citizens and business owners of Queen Anne’s County.

To join the mailing list, view the meeting schedule and draft documents, find resources, and otherwise Get Involved, please visit the official Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan Update project website at

2010 Comprehensive Plan

The 2010 Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan continues to reaffirm our land use ethic to maintain the County as a quintessential rural community. The theme of this update is to preserve our connections from the past in order to create the future through sustainability.

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2002 Comprehensive Plan

The 2002 Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan is comprised of two volumes. This first volume provides a detailed overview of existing conditions, trends and issues. The second volume provides the Plan’s policy direction, implementing strategies and priorities. These two volumes are supplemented by a technical appendix that provides the details of the alternative scenarios analysis and infrastructure assessment completed during the planning process.

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2002 Comprehensive Plan Cover