Queen Anne’s Names New Director of Planning and Zoning

Amy Moredock (photo courtesy of Queen Anne’s County Government)

Queen Anne’s County last week named Amy Moredock as director of Planning and Zoning. Moredock, who has been a professional planner in Maryland for almost 20 years. previously served as the County’s Principal Long Range Planner.

As director of Planning and Zoning, Moredock will be responsible for providing vision and management leadership for the County’s role in community planning, land planning, design management, project review, building code review, inspections, and enforcement.

“Please join us in welcoming Ms. Moredock to her new role as Director of Planning and Zoning,” said Queen Anne’s County Administrator Todd Mohn.

According to a press release:

In her role as County Principal Long Range Planner she has had many great accomplishments including Text and Code Amendments, the Climate Resilience Plan which she chaired the workgroup, Critical Area Project Reviews, Draft Update to the Critical Area program and Heritage Reviews which included coordination with the Heritage Partners. Her favorite accomplishment so far has been building partnerships and collaborative relationships with her colleagues.

Moredock says, she is “excited to work with staff, the Planning Commission, and the community to update the County’s Comprehensive Plan so that we are in a strong position to update our Zoning Code to better serve the changing needs of the County.” She says she is “energized by the opportunity to see the community successfully plan for a strong economy and a safe, resilient environment.”  In addition, Moredock added that she is looking forward to working closely with our Information Technology Department to make electronic submittals of permitting and planning applications a viable convenience in the near future.”

Prior to joining Queen Anne’s County, Amy was the director of Planning, Housing and Zoning in Kent County and has been a professional planner in Maryland for almost 20 years. The diversity of her experience has afforded her the opportunity to serve on a great many state boards and committees and to speak at even more statewide public forums.  Moredock says, “she enjoys representing the local government perspective with her colleagues throughout the state and bringing a broader perspective back to the County as a result of these connections.”

Moredock has lived locally since 1999, in Kent County with her Husband Kevin Gilchrest, who is a math teacher at Radcliffe Creek School.

Read the full press release for more information.