Monday, March 20, 2023

Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)


The next regular meeting is scheduled for

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10 a.m. 

Watch board meetings live on Calvert County Government's YouTube channel, the Meetings on Demand page or on Comcast channel 1070 HD.

March 14, 2023 meeting: Watch the Regular Meeting

Citizens who wish to provide public comment are invited to attend public meetings or can provide comment by dialing in by phone at the published time. To provide dial-in comment, call toll-free 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257 and enter the Meeting ID 899 4188 8251 and passcode #. Callers will be provided further instruction during the meeting on how to indicate you wish to speak.

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Each week, we'll bring you the top five news stories

and events happening around Calvert County.

Explore this week's top five events below.

The BOCC is seeking feedback to the Purchase and Retirement (PAR) Fund program. Established in 1992, the PAR Fund program is part of Calvert County’s longstanding effort to preserve agricultural land.

 Survey mailers have been sent to all Agricultural Preservation Districts owners with a requested return date of March 31, 2023.

For questions about the survey, please contact Jennifer David, rural planner, at

The Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning announces a new "Spread Your Leaves" program to help residents expand forested areas in Calvert County by planting native trees on their property. Now through Oct. 31, 2023, residents can obtain coupons to purchase native trees at a discount from participating nurseries.

The tree coupon can be obtained through the Planning & Zoning, Environmental Commission website at

Residents will find a list of participating nurseries where the coupons can be applied for $35 discount per tree for up to three trees sized two gallons or larger.

Ready to start that addition to your property? Now you can apply online for your building permit at

Through the Encompass portal, you can manage, pay and print permits from your own home or office.

Permits cover a wide variety of commercial and residential projects and help Calvert County ensure that projects are done safely and in compliance with building, construction and zoning codes. Permitting protects you, our community and our natural resources.

Visit for additional information.

Calvert County now uses eRecord and Simplifile! An eRecord is a digital form of the record that makes the record easier to access, reduces storage and improves accuracy.

You don't have to leave the office, use the mail or stand in line. If you have a PC, high-speed internet and a scanner, you have what you need to start eRecording in Calvert County.

Contact the Calvert County Treasurer's Office for further information at 410-535-1600, ext. 2360, or via email

The Department of Public Works, Water and Sewerage Division, will be making repairs to the sewer infrastructure at the Solomons Island Parking Lot (first lot), located across from 14430 Solomons Island Road South until April 17, 2023. The parking lot will still be usable, however the usual flow of traffic will be altered due to equipment surrounding the lot's wet well. The parking lot entrance will be 12 feet wide instead of the standard 20 feet.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Water & Sewer at or 410-535-1600, ext. 2554.

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