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Subdivisions & Site Plans

Please contact Rita Campbell at 410-632-1200 ext. 1136 for additional information regarding subdivisions.

Printable Application for Subdivision Plat and Site Plan Approval

Schedule of Fees

 

Technical Review Committee Application Criteria

In accordance with the Rules of Procedure of the Technical Review Committee as approved by the Planning Commission, an application can be rejected if the following components are not submitted by the specified deadline date for the corresponding meeting.

 

SECTION ZS 1-325 SITE PLAN REVIEW PACKET shall include at least the following information:

  • provide current conditions plan including any existing infrastructure (i.e. wells, septic systems, public utilities/facilities, man-made improvements, environmental features, etc.);
  • provide site plan illustrating the proposed development;
  • provide type, size, and location of construction activity;
  • provide entrance detail;
  • provide landscape plan;
  • provide lighting plan;
  • provide building elevations and floor plans (not sealed by an architect but with dimensions of all walls and square footage of use areas);
  • provide a concept SWM/SEC Plan including what BMPS are to be used;
  • provide critical area information, if applicable (all items set forth in NR 3-109(d) for an Environmental Report & Critical Area Site Plan);
  • provide forestry information (approved Forest Stand Delineation, preliminary Forest Conservation Plan, existing woods line, forestry application worksheet);
  • provide confirmation of adequate water supply and wastewater treatment facilities noting source, sewage flow allocation breakdown by use in chart form, location, type, size, etc. (if facilities are off-site pertinent information should be included with the submittal to connect to on-site development);
  • provide an itemized list of conditions of approval by others, such as County Commissioners, Planning Commission, Technical Review Committee, Board of Zoning Appeals, Shoreline Commission, etc.;
  • provide an itemized list of requests for all waivers (if applicable);
  • provide the site plan application;
  • submit ten (10) sets of the site plan packet; and
  • submit all application fees (including environmental programs, critical area & forestry review fees).

 

SUBDIVISION PLAT (PRELIMINARY) shall include at least the following information:         

  • provide preliminary plat;
  • provide an itemized list of any conditions of approval by others, such as County Commissioners, Planning Commission, Technical Review Committee, Board of Zoning Appeals, Shoreline Commission, etc.;
  • provide approved wetland plan / delineation and copies of associated permits from the appropriate governing agency;
  • provide approved location of private septic areas (testing must be completed, and location, size and configurations of SRA’s must be approved by Dept. of Environmental Programs);
  • provide well location;
  • provide public water and wastewater treatment plant locations - spray areas, drainfields, etc;
  • provide an approved Forest Stand Delineation/Worksheet, and preliminary Forest Conservation Plan;
  • provide critical area information, if applicable (all items set forth in NR 3-109(d) for an Environmental Report & Critical Area Site Plan);
  • provide a concept SWM/SEC Plan including what BMPS are to be used;
  • provide type  and location of fire suppression system;
  • provide a draft copy of the Declaration and Covenants for the subdivision;
  • provide an itemized list of requests for all waivers (if applicable);
  • provide ten (10) sets of the subdivision plat packet; and
  • submit all application fees (including environmental programs, critical area & forestry review fees).

 

CONSTRUCTION PLANS shall include at least the following information:

  • illustrate location sizes, depths, type, etc. of all infrastructure - roads, water, sewer, SWM, and fire suppression;
  • provide copy of approved SWM/SEC Plan;
  • illustrate and describe limits of forest conservation easements;
  • illustrate other easements, including, but not limited to, conservation easements, access, utilities, sewage reserve areas, drainage, etc.;
  • provide critical area information and reports (buffers, notes);
  • provide ten (10) sets of construction plans; and
  • submit all application fees.