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Local Government Planning

Dorchester County

Profile

Dorchester County is bordered on the east by Wicomico County, the south by Somerset, the north by Talbot, and the west by Chesapeake Bay. The County seat is Cambridge.​​
Dorchester County Map

Regional Planning Agency

Mid-Shore Regional Council

Priority Funding Areas (PFA)

View the statewide Interactive PFA Map

Comprehensive Plans

Jurisdiction Current Plan / Adoption Date
Dorchester​ Master Plan CMP-1996 WRE-2009 Amendment-2012
Municipalities:
Brookview​ Does not exercise planning and zoning authority
Cambridge CMP-2011
Church Creek CMP-2005
East New Market CMP-2010 Amendment-2012
Eldorado Does not exercise planning and zoning authority
Galestown Does not exercise planning and zoning authority
Hurlock CMP-2009
Secretary CMP-2010
Vienna CMP-2003 MGE_WRE-2009
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Septic Law Implementation Plans

Jurisdiction Map & Documentation MDP Response
Dorchester County    
Municipalities:
Brookview Mapped by County
Cambridge Map  Doc Response
Church Creek Map  Doc Response
East New Market Map  Doc Response
Eldorado Mapped by County
Galestown Mapped by County
Hurlock Map  Doc Response
Secretary Map  Doc Response
Vienna Map  Doc Response​

Minor Subdivision Definition Changes​

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Staff Assignments

Tracey Gordy
tracey.gordy@maryland.gov
410-713-3462
Keith Lackie
keith.lackie@maryland.gov
410-713-3460

Planning Contacts

Patty Kiss
Clerk-Treasurer
Town of East New Market
P.O. Box 24
East New Market, MD 21631-0024​
enmtownhall@shorecable.com
410-943-8112
Mary Jane Marine
Code Enforcement Officer
Town of Vienna
Town Office
214 Market Street
P.O. Box 86
Vienna, MD 21869-0086​
vienna@viennamd.org
410-376-3442
John Avery
Planning & Zoning and Code Enforcement Officer
Town of Hurlock
Planning and Zoning
P.O. Box 327
Hurlock, MD 21643​
townofhurlock@townofhurlock.org; javery@townofhurlock.org
410-943-4181
Yvonne Pritchett
Clerk/Treasurer
Town of Secretary
P.O. Box 248
Secretary, MD 21664-0248​
townofsecretary@gmail.com
410-943-3113
Robert Herbert
Mayor
Town of Church Creek

P.O. Box 52
Church Creek, ​MD 21622-0052​

bobby_herbert@comcast.net
410-228-7030
Patricia Escher
City Planner
City of Cambridge
Department of Planning & Zoning

410 Acadeny Street
P.O Box 214

Cambridge, MD 21613

pescher@choosecambridge.com
410-228-1955
Steve Ball
Director
Dorchester County
Department of Planning and Zoning
501 Court Lane, Room 111
P.O. Box 107
Cambridge, MD 21613
sball@docogonet.com
410-228-3234

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