Department of Technical and Community Services

Planning & Zoning


 
Adopted Zoning Ordinance

The Somerset County Department of Technical and Community Services Office is CLOSED for an indefinite amount of time. Phone calls and emails will accepted as we work from home. 

Please be advised:
Any Building Code questions or inspections needed on any current or proposed permits should be directed to Code Enforcement Officer Mark Konapelsky at mkonapelsky@somersetmd.us
All emails will be checked and followed up on throughout the day.

Proposed Ordinance


Proposed Ordinance Before the County Commissioners
April 16, 2019 County Commissioners Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Packet
April 11, 2019 DRAFT Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Changes Shown
April 11, 2019 DRAFT Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Clean
June 10, 2019 DRAFT Utility Scale Solar Ordinance - Changes Shown
June 10, 2019 DRAFT Utility Scale Solar Ordinance - Clean

Eligible and Ineligible Locations for Utility-Scale Solar (Proposed Ordinance)
Ineligible locations are shown in pink. The 2 mile buffer depicts where solar developers can reasonably be expected to apply for large projects that require a substation.

Proposed Ordinance Amendments (Previous Work)
Amended Planning Commission Zoning Ordinance Amendment Citizen Comments Chart (3/7/2019)

Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (Special Session) (2/21/2019)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (2/6/2019)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Draft (Changes Shown) (1/22/2019)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Draft (Clean) (1/22/2019)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Comparison Chart
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (12/28/2018)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (12/13/2018)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (11/1/2018)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (10/4/2018)
Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Packet (8/1/2018)

Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Accessory Dwelling Units, Farm Breweries and Distilleries, and Airport Overlay District Ordinances (8/28/2018)
Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Utility Scale Solar Energy Facility Floating Zone (8/1/2018)
Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Utility Scale Solar Energy Facility Floating Zone (7/11/2018)