Charles County, Maryland

Water Conservation District (WCD)

Water Conservation District (WCD)

WCD Frequently Asked Questions (posted 12/28/2016)

A Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA 16-142) and Zoning Map Amendment (ZMA 16-54)

ZTA 16-142 - A Zoning Text Amendment to incorporate new regulations and create a new Watershed Conservation District (WCD) Zoning Category within the Zoning Ordinance. This will replace the district known as the Rural Conservation – Deferred Zoning District RC(D), which will be omitted from the Zoning Ordinance. The new Watershed Conservation District will implement the direction and intent of the recently adopted Charles County Comprehensive Plan.

ZMA 16-54 - A Zoning Map Amendment to replace twenty different zoning districts in this area and zone them as Watershed Conservation District as consistent with the new WCD Zoning Text Amendment, and in order to implement the direction and intent of the Comprehensive Plan.

Slideshow to the Planning Commission, November 28, 2016 (posted 11/18/2016) 

A Worksession is scheduled with the Planning Commission on March 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Charles County Government Meeting Room, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, MD.  

The public cannot speak at work sessions but are welcome to attend or watch online.