Planning & Codes

Planning for a Better Tomorrow while Building a Better Today

The Department of Planning and Codes was established in 1985 to administer county-wide planning and zoning. In addition to the administration, implementation and enforcement of a number of ordinances, regulations and codes (listed below), the Department also develops and implements county-wide plans, performs Alcoholic Beverage Licensing, and Excise Tax Assessment.


Current Plans

Other Laws

Department Fee Schedule

  1. Public Hearing on Chesapeake Culinary Center CDBG Grant

    The Commissioners will hold a public hearing on a CDBG Grant for Chesapeake Culinary Center, to construct a new education center to provide job training and life skills development for disabled adults and the elderly at the former Country Club property. Read on...
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