Local Planner Training Information

Critical Area Training for Local Planners


Training Sessions in 2022​

Day 1: Critical Area 101 and Project Submittals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI10Ro63evY

Day 1: Session 1: Critical Area 101 (Alex DeWeese and Mike Grassmann)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI10Ro63evY&t=0s

Day 1: Session 2: Project Submittals: Project Notification Form, Site Plans, and Buffer Management Plans (Susan Makhlouf)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI10Ro63evY&t=2120s

Day 1: Session 3: Local Projects: Coordinated Review Process, Consistency Report Form, and Conditional Approval Form (Charlotte Shearin and Annie Sekerak)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI10Ro63evY&t=4027s


Day 2: Stormwater Management
https://youtu.be/pun6jeVDyL4

Session 1: Introduction to Critical Area SWM (Annie Sekerak)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pun6jeVDyL4&t=248s

Session 2: Critical Area Stormwater Guidance Manual and "Stormwater Review Cheat Sheet for Planners” (Michael Grassman)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pun6jeVDyL4&t=1006s

Session 3: Demonstrations (Alex DeWeese and Susan Makhlouf)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pun6jeVDyL4&t=4003s


Day 3: Enforcement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQz5Scb9sI4

Session 1: Enforcement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQz5Scb9sI4&t=26s


Prior Training


PowerPoint Presentations​

Comprehensive Review of Critical Area Programs

Critical Area 101 & Local Project Review

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - Calvert County Reforestation Program

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - CBT

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - Cecil County Green Infrastructure

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - Invasives Management

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - Stormwater and Water Quality Management

Fee-In-Lieu Funding Options - Watershed Restoration​

Program Alternatives - Baltimore City Offset Fee Program

Program Alternatives - Baltimore County Modified Buffer Areas

Program Alternatives - Charles County Erosion Control Above Mean High Water

Program Alternatives - Dorchester County Buffer Plantings

Program Alternatives - Talbot County Buffer Standards​

Program Alternatives - Town of Oxford Coastal Resiliency