Community Development Division

Department of Planning & Development Review

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This department is responsible for processing and reviewing site plans and subdivisions and preparing comprehensive/corridor plans. The department is also responsible for:
Zoning Administration
The Zoning Administration provides information on zoning, permitted uses, and administers the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Department of Permits & Inspections
This department is responsible for processing and reviewing building, electrical, plumbing, and gaming permits. Also handles code enforcement and environmental compliance. This department is responsible for the following:
Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources
The Office of Sustainability & Environmental Resources is responsible for initiatives and programs to protect the environment, conserve energy and living sustainably. For more information:
Office of Business Development & Retention
The Business Development and Retention seeks to support, retain, and foster growth of existing businesses and to attract new businesses to Frederick County.