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DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

Address
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646

Phone
301-645-0692

Email
PGMadmin@charlescountymd.gov

Hours
Monday-Friday   8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

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Natural Resource Protection

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Chesapeake Bay Critical Area
Forest Conservation
Habitat Protection Areas
Resource Protection Zone

 Frequently Asked Questions

  • Planning and Zoning- Critical Area

    • Can I cut a tree down if my property is in the Critical Area?

    • How do I know if my property is located within the Critical Area?

    • How do I obtain a Pier permit?

    • What can I do with my property in the Critical Area?

    • What is the Critical Area?

  • Planning and Zoning- Forest Conservation

    • Can I cut a tree down if my property is in the Critical Area?

    • Do I need a permit to cut down a tree on my property?

    • How do I know if my property is affected by a Forest Conservation Easement?

    • How do I know when I would have to comply with the Forest Conservation Code?

    • What is Forest Conservation