Washington County Planning Commission Unveils New Comprehensive Plan, Invites Community Participation

The Washington County Planning Commission has announced the release of the new Comprehensive Plan for the County.

This pivotal document aims to develop a community vision for future land use and effective growth management, shaping the future of Washington County.

To access the Comprehensive Plan and contribute to the community’s vision, visit their website by clicking HERE. This is an opportunity to actively participate in the decision-making process that will guide future land use and define the appearance of the community in the coming years.

What will Washington County look like in 20 years? This is the question they seek to answer collectively. Over the next several months, the Washington County Planning Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Planning & Zoning, will actively seek public input on the best strategies to plan and manage future growth, ensuring the creation of a vibrant community that caters to the needs of all its citizens.

Key topics for discussion will include:

  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Water Resources
  • Agricultural Resources and Land Preservation
  • Historic and Cultural Resources
  • And many others…

There are several ways to get involved and make your voice heard:

  • Visit their website to download and read the plan in detail.
  • Join their mailing list to receive updates on scheduled meetings and other relevant information.
  • Follow them on Facebook for regular updates and announcements.
  • Email your questions and comments to askplanning@washco-md.net.
  • Attend upcoming public input meetings scheduled for this fall in 2023.

By actively engaging with the planning process, you can help shape the future of Washington County and contribute to making it a great place to live, work, and play.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact the Washington County Public Relations and Marketing Department at pr@washco.md-net.