Local Government Planning

Kent County


Kent County is bounded by Cecil County to the north, Queen Anne's County to the south, Kent County Delaware to the east, and the Chesapeake Bay to the west. The County seat is Chestertown.​
Kent County map 

Regional Planning Agency

Upper Shore Regional Council

Priority Funding Areas (PFA)

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Comprehensive Plans

Current Plan / Adoption Date
Kent Master Plan CMP-2018
Kennedyville 2007
Betterton  CMP-2009
Chestertown CMP-2015
Galena  CMP-2022
Millington  CMP-2023
Rock Hall  CMP-2011
​For a list of the most current adopted plans for Kent County, please visit the Kent County Department of Planning and Zoning’s Plans, Ordinances and Applications webpage or contact local planning staff via the department’s Staff Directory​ found on the county’s website.  

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Septic Law Implementation Plans

Jurisdiction Map & Documentation MDP Response
Kent County Map  Doc Response
Betterton  Map  Doc  
Chestertown Map  Doc Response
Galena  Map  Doc Response
Millington  Map  Doc​  
Rock Hall     

Minor Subdivision Definition Changes​

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Staff Assignments

David Dahlstrom

Planning Contacts

Elizabeth Manning
Town Administrator
Town of Millington
P.O. Box 330
Millington, MD 21651-0330
Kees deMooy
Zoning Administrator
Town of Chestertown
Planning Department
118 North Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620​
William Mackey
Planning Director
Kent County
Planning, Housing, and Zoning
400 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
Chris Jakubiak
Planning & Zoning Administrator
Town of Rock Hall
Rock Hall Municipal Building
5585 Main Street
P.O. Box 367
Rock Hall, MD 21661
Tom Mogle
Town Administrator
Town of Betterton
Town Office
100 Main Street
Betterton, MD 21610
Kathleen Billmire
Grants & Zoning Coordinator
Town of Galena
​Town Office
101 South Main Street
Galena, MD 21635

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