Planning & Zoning

Responsibilities & Services
As part of the Planning and Code Administration Department, the Planning operations strive to promote a diverse, business-friendly, and sustainable community with clean, safe, and strong neighborhoods. Our principal functions are:
  • Administering the City’s Land Management Code
  • Coordinating the City’s development review process
  • Developing and implementing the city’s Comprehensive Plan
  • Initiating special planning projects and programs for the City
  • Processing annexations of unincorporated land into the City of Hagerstown
  • Providing planning and GIS assistance to the other operations within City government

Important Info


Boards & Commissions Schedules:
Planning Commission
Board of Zoning Appeals
Historic District Commission


See Planning Staff Contacts