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Posted on: June 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information

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Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information
June 10, 2021

Queen Anne’s County is nearing the end of its Comprehensive Plan Update. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the last Special Topic Workshop and remaining Planning Commission workshops to provide public comment before the draft plan is completed. To date, the County has held 5 Visioning Workshops, 7 Special Topic Workshops, various Technical Workshops, and 6 Planning Commission Workshops. Videos, meeting summaries, chat transcripts, and other resources from these various meetings are all posted on the PlanQAC website: The remaining workshops are listed below:


Special Topic Workshop (rescheduled)
Land Use – including Priority Preservation
Tuesday, June 15 (both virtually and in person)
 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Meeting Link:
Call-In: 202-860-2110 or 415-655-0001
Meeting #: 182 832 7157
 Password: 2021

Planning Commission Workshops:
Town Planning, Community Plans
Thursday, June 10 (Virtually)
 8:45am (during regularly scheduled PC Meeting)

Environment and Community Facilities
Thursday, June 24 (virtually)




In Person Viewing – Sudlersville Fire Hall
203 N. Church Street, Sudlersville MD 21668
 *Masks optional for those who have received their COVID vaccine


Land Use (incl. Priority Preservation) and Implementation
Thursday, July 8 (virtually)
8:45am (during regularly scheduled PC Meeting)





The County’s Comprehensive Plan update provides an opportunity for property owners to have the zoning of their properties re-evaluated for a different zoning district if they so choose. Property owners seeking to have their properties rezoned following the adoption of the 2021 Comprehensive Plan must make their intentions known while the Comprehensive Plan Update is occurring. Once adopted, the Comprehensive Plan charts the direction of the community’s long-term goals, which includes identifying a pattern of the desired land uses.

After the adoption of the 2021 Comprehensive Plan, the County will embark on a process of Countywide rezoning; however, the rezoning of any parcel will be evaluated against the land use designation it received in the updated Comprehensive Plan. Zoning is a tool to implement the land-use policies of the Comprehensive Plan—zoning must be consistent with the land-use plan.

Additional information and the Comprehensive Rezoning Request Form are posted on the PlanQAC website:


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