The Cecil County Office of Planning & Zoning provides staff support to the Board of County Commissioners, the Planning Commission, the Board of Appeals, and the Historic District Commission. This office also implements the goals and objectives of the County's Comprehensive Plan through the administration of the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations and the Forest Conservation Regulations. The office is comprised of twelve individuals located in the County Administration Building.
Notice regarding the May 2015 Board of Appeals Meeting
Please note that the May 2015 Board of Appeals meeting will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 (the alternate date). A quorum was unable to be obtained for May 26, 2015.
Online Zoning Ordinance Updated
On May 5, 2015, the County Council approved amendments to the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to floodplains. These amendments officially adopt the May 4, 2015 floodplain maps and make text changes to the Zoning Ordinance. To view the new maps, please click here. To view the online Zoning Ordinance, please click here.
URL change for online GIS application
Please note that the URL for Cecil Maps, the County's online GIS application, has changed to http://cecilmaps.ccgov.org The old URL no longer works.
Senate Bill 236 - Adopted Tier Map
On December 17, 2012, County Executive Moore administratively adopted a Senate Bill 236 Tier Map for Cecil County. This action was taken in accordance with Section 2.2.4 of the implementation and guidance documents associated with the Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Protection Act of 2012.
To view a copy of the adopted map, please click here. To view a copy of the resolution that accompanied the map, please click here.