Charles County, Maryland

Department of Planning and Growth Management

Department of Planning and Growth Management

Steve Kaii-Ziegler

You have arrived at the site for answers to all your questions about land development, planning, and capital improvements in Charles County.  Whether you have a project that needs a location or a location that needs a project, we can help you through the regulatory process for achieving approval.  For Comprehensive Planning, Zoning, Subdivision and Environmental needs, click on the Division of Planning.  For Infrastructure Planning (water supply/sewer/roads/transit/schools) or for County mapping services, click on Resource and Infrastructure Management. For Commercial Site Plans, Development Services, Building Permits, Inspections and Code Enforcement, click on the Division of Codes, Permits and Inspection Services.  For information about Capital Improvements planned or under construction, click of the Division of Capital Services.
This website has been designed with you, the user, in mind.  If you have difficulty finding the information you need, or have suggestions about how this site can be improved, please click on Contact Us.  Thank you and enjoy your visit. 



On October 22, 2018, Planning and Growth Management transitioned to a new electronic permitting system called EnerGov.  With this new permitting system, the ability to apply for permit and plans electronically became available through the Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal.  The link to this portal can be found on the related links list on any Planning and Growth Management or EnerGov web page.

For more information regarding EnerGov, the CSS, including tutorials, new submittal requirements, applications and user guides, please visit www.charlescountymd.gov/energov/energov.


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