Comprehensive Plan Update:

Dorchester County Planning Commission and Department of Planning and Zoning are in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan. The County has chosen AECOM to prepare the plan.  This web page will include updates and important dates. For more information and updates, please visit our Facebook page.

Public Workshops Results

After holding three public workshops throughout the County in late July, the results have been posted here. Roughly 50 participants attended the workshops to share their vision for Dorchester County and their comments have been compiled and taken into consideration for the comprehensive plan.

Public Opinion Survey Results:

The Public Opinion Survey deadline ended in September with 67 participants. The results are posted here. The results were presented at the November 13th Planning Commission meeting. The presentation shown at that meeting can be viewed here.

Land Use Update:

The Planning Commission met on the 6th of February and was presented with the drafts for the Community Profile and the Land Use Chapters. Please feel free to review the documents and forward your comments to the Planning and Zoning Department or the Planning Commission. 

Comprehensive Plan Timeline

View current comprehensive plan:

Dorchester County Comprehensive Plan 

View current design manual:

Dorchester County Design Manual