Building Permit Requirements What is Needed To Apply For A Permit? To obtain a permit for building a new dwelling, the following items must be submitted: Application form Two sets of construction plans (Three sets are required for additions and renovations) Site plan drawn scale of 1" = 40', a sample site plan is available at the Planning Office Any applicable fees. For the Planning and Zoning fee schedule, click here. Health Department, sediment control and stormwater fees may also be required. Where Do I Submit These Items? The application and attachments should be submitted to: Kent County Department of Planning & Zoning County Government Center 400 High Street Chestertown, Maryland 21620 If you have any questions, please call the Planning and Zoning Department at (410) 778-7423 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday or fax at 410-810-2932.