The Site Road Plan Review Section reviews and approves site concept and construction plans for proposed road improvements and site developments submitted by the development community; issues permits for various work located within the County rights-of-way and site development; reviews and approves stormwater management facilities and best management practices, flood plain studies, delineations, and site grading; provides re-view comments to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) in reference to subdivision referrals; and provides technical assistance to the County Council, citizens, and other agencies.
The Site Road Plan Review Section also reviews and issues permits, regulates construction, and enforces all Chesapeake Bay Critical Area (CBCA) requirements. The CBCA is comprised of three distinct overlay zones (e.g., Intense Development, Limited Development, and Resource Conservation), all of which are subject to code enforcement, review, and the permitting process. The Division performs compliance reviews for new building construction building additions, accessory structures, and grading that may be impacted by the CBCA program.
The Site Road Plan Review Section also reviews and approves traffic designs for roadways and parking facilities, new developments, and subdivisions, including signing, pavement marking, and maintenance of traffic and proposed traffic signalization.