Planning, Zoning and Community Development

Announcements

The Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold the following public meetings to discuss a proposed text amendment to the Wicomico County Zoning Code, Chapter 225-Zoning:

Work Session – Monday, October 18, 2021 @ 1:30 P.M. in Council Chambers (Room 301) of the Government Office Building, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD. 21803; 
Click here to view the agenda

Public Hearing – Thursday, October 21, 2021 @ 2:30 P.M. in Council Chambers (Room 301) of the Government Office Building, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD. 21803.  Click here to view the advertised Public Hearing ad.  

Written comments about the proposed text amendment can be submitted during a 30-day public review comment period extending from Thursday, September 30, 2021 through Friday, October 29, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. EST.  Comments can be submitted via the following methods: delivered or mailed to the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission, Government Office Building, 125 N. Division Street, Room 203, Salisbury, Maryland 21803; e-mail planning@wicomicocounty.org; or fax 410-548-4955.

Click here to view the proposed text amendment.

For more information call 410.548.4860 or e-mail planning@wicomicocounty.org.



Mission


To provide creative, objective, professional planning services and technical expertise to elected officials, appointed boards and commissions, departments and citizens of Wicomico County, in a fair and reasonable manner; and to assist in understanding and addressing key community issues and priorities. 

Joint Policy Development
Development policies are determined by the Executive and Council for Wicomico County. 



Department Overview of Functions


  • Long Range Planning
  • Housing & Community Development
  • Enforcement
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Resource Preservation
  • Appellate Boards
  • Development Review
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)
  • Permits & Inspections