Countywide Planning

The Countywide Planning Division:
  • Carries out activities and projects that address comprehensive planning at the county level
  • Consists of Environmental Planning, Historic Preservation, Special Projects/Research, and Transportation Planning; these four sections work together on countywide issues providing planning services and technical support to the Planning Department and other county, state, and regional agencies
  • Guide growth and development, and embrace policies having a countywide perspective

Mandatory Referral Process


One of the major programs that makes up the work of the Countywide Planning Division is the Mandatory Referral Process.

Countywide Functional Plans


Countywide Specialist Planners


Jackie Philson
Phone: 301-952-3627
Email Jackie Philson
Special Research Studies, Economic Development, Housing, Real Estate Market, Economic Trends and Demographic Analysis

Kierre McCune
Phone: 301-952-3211
Email Kierre McCune
Project Leader, General Plan Core Project Team

Chad Williams
Phone: 301-952-3171
Email Chad Williams
Project Leader, Zoning Rewrite Team
Email Zoning Rewrite Team