Planning Services

Duties & Responsibilities

Planning Services performs a vital role in creating and communicating a vision of the County and acts as the primary coordinating agency in the development, adoption, and implementation of the County's land use plans and policies. Planning Services provides both short and long range planning services to various County boards including the Planning and Zoning Commission and the County Commissioners, as well as to the general public. Planning Services also provides assistance to outside agencies focusing on development opportunities in the County.
  1. Comprehensive Plan (PDF)

    View the 2014 Comprehensive Plan document.

  2. Cumberland Area MPO

    The Cumberland Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is the federal and state designated regional transportation planning body for the urbanized area in western Maryland.

  3. Land Programs

    Allegany County property owners may voluntarily apply to participate in two programs offered by the State of Maryland.

  4. Planning & Zoning Commission

    Find agendas and minutes and contact information for the Allegany County Planning and Zoning Commission.

  5. Planning Links

    Find links to helpful Local, State, and Federal resources.

  6. Plans & Studies

    View plan and study documents from Allegany County Planning Services.

  7. Presentations

    View presentations from the GIS and Planning Departments, as well as the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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