Land Acquisition and Planning

Program Open Space

Current Annual Programs for Local Jurisdictions

This is a PDF FileAllegany County

Anne Arundel County​

This is a PDF FileBaltimore City

This is a PDF FileBaltimore County​

This is a PDF FileCalvert County

This is a PDF FileCaroline County​

This is a PDF FileCarroll County​

This is a PDF FileCecil County

This is a PDF FileCharles County​

This is a PDF FileDorchester County

This is a PDF FileFrederick County​

This is a PDF FileGarrett County​

This is a PDF FileHarford County

This is a PDF fileHoward County

Kent County

This is a PDF FileMontgomery County

This is a PDF FilePrince George's County​​

This is a PDF FileQueen Anne's County​​​

This is a PDF FileSt. Mary's County​

Somerset County​

Talbot County​

This is a PDF FileWashington County​

This is a PDF FileWicomico County​

This is a PDF FileWorcester County​


The Program Open Space law states that by July 1 each year, local jurisdictions participating in Program Open Space:

Shall submit an annual program of proposed acquisition and development projects . . . to the Department of Planning for review and to the Department [of Natural Resources] for approval. . . . Upon review by the Department of Planning and approval by the Department [of Natural Resources] and the Board of Public Works, the allocated funds shall be encumbered. . . . [1][1]

Any program may be revised by the local [jurisdiction], and the revised program, after the Department of Planning reviews and the Department [of Natural Resources] approves it, shall be substituted for the original program in the grant agreement.[2][2]
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[1][1] Section 5-905(a)(2)(i) of the Natural Resources Article, Annotated Code of  Maryland.

[2][2] Section 5-905(a)(4).


Learn more about Program Open Space.

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