Bridge Closing - MD 213 Over Sassafras River:
Cleaning and painting of the MD 213 drawspan over Sassafras River (at the Kent/Cecil county line) will begin September 19. A public meeting for this project was held on June 11; Visit the SHA website  for the meeting flyer containing project and detour information.

Kent County Government - Planning, Housing, and Zoning

R. Clayton Mitchell, Jr. Kent County Government Center
400 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
Tel: (410) 778-7475
Fax: (410) 810-2932

Hours of Operation:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

The Department of Planning and Zoning serves the present and future inhabitants of Kent County, Maryland by:

  • Conducting immediate and long-range planning;
  • Providing for the preservation and enhancement of the attractiveness of the county through good design and arrangement and by assuring the provision of adequate public utilities, services and facilities;
  • Protecting Kent County's significant natural and historic resources and historic areas against destruction or encroachment;
  • Protecting and preserving Kent County's agricultural industry and the prime agricultural soils essential to the conduct of this industry;
  • Implementing programs to improve substandard housing and developing new programs to address the need for workforce housing.
  • Providing for the development of a light industrial base, and
  • Directing development into appropriate locations.


Amy Moredock

Director of Planning, Housing and Zoning

(410) 778-7473

Katrina Tucker

Community Planner

(410) 810-2220

Carla Gerber

GIS Specialist

(410) 778-7474

M. Richard Myers

Chief Enforcement Officer

(410) 778-7437

Bryan Foreman

Enforcement Officer

(410) 778-7457

Sandy Adams

Office Manager

(410) 778-7475

Beth Grieb

Coordinator of County Address System &
Building Permits

(410) 778-7423

Tonya Thomas

Administrative Assistant

(410) 778-7467