Local Government Planning

Charles County


​Charles County is bordered on the east by St. Mary's County, the north by Prince George's County, and the west and south by the Potomac River. The County seat is La Plata.​ ​
Charles County Map 

Regional Planning Agency

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

Priority Funding Areas (PFA)

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Comprehensive Plans

Current Plan / Adoption Date
Charles Master Plan


Indian Head CMP-2020
La Plata CMP-2020
Port Tobacco Does not exercise planning and zoning authority
​For a list of the most current adopted plans for Charles County, please visit the Charles County Planning and Growth Management Department’s webpage or contact local planning staff via the Web Contact Form​ found on the county’s website.


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Septic Law Implementation Plans

Jurisdiction Map & Documentation MDP Response
Charles County Map  Doc​ Response
Indian Head    
La Plata Map  Doc Response​
Port Tobacco Mapped by County

Minor Subdivision Definition Changes


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Staff Assignments

Susan Llareus
Joseph Griffiths

Planning Contacts

Jeanine Harrington
Town of La Plata
305 Queen Anne Street
P.O. Box 2268
La Plata, MD 20646
Jim Campbell, AICPA
Charles County
Planning & Zoning
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646
Mark Harman
Town of Indian Head
Planning & Zoning
Town Hall
4195 Indian Head Highway
Indian Head, MD 20640
301-743-5511 ext.108

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