... or information about the Critical Area Program or questions relating to State oversight of local programs, e-mail us or call 410-260-3460
Critical Area Commission1804 West StreetAnnapolis, MD 21401Telephone:410-260-3460Fax:410-974-5338
In the Spring of 2008, legislation was passed and signed into law that required the State to work cooperatively with local governments to update the Critical Area Maps in all affected jurisdictions. The legislation directed the Department of Natural Resources to prepare a Statewide Base Map that includes a State-determined shoreline and landward boundary of tidal wetlands and a digitally generated, geo-referenced 1,000-foot Critical Area boundary, as appropriate for integration into a Geographic Information System.
This Critical Area Mapping Update will allow local Critical Area maps to:
The resulting Critical Area Maps will provide a uniform, consistent, and seamless map product that can be easily updated and accessed by the public.
The Critical Area Commission along with the Town of North East held a public
information meeting on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. That meeting was recorded and
can be viewed here: Town of North East Public Mapping Meeting - 6-17-20
If you have questions please contact Commission staff at (410) 260-3478 or
email Bob Cicconetti at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Hoerger at email@example.com
If you are interested in finding out if your property is in the Critical Area or viewing the updated Critical Area boundary and designations, click here to access a map viewer that allows you the opportunity to input your property information and view the updated Critical Area boundary and designations.
Find out here what happens when a public meeting is scheduled and what happens beyond the public meeting.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)