ProjectDox - A tool for plan submission, review, approval and tracking using a paperless online system that allows parallel collaboration between agencies to review and markup plans, share comments and more easily identify potential conflicts and issues. ProjectDox offers automatic task notification and plan routing between the applicant and all review departments. It also incorporates tools to increase the effectiveness of the review process and reduce review cycle time. The use of ProjectDox is intended to result in a better product with less effort and time.
All plan submissions, excluding pre-submission community meetings, require an owner's authorization and a professional review statement.
Pre-Submission Community Meeting
Application- Infill Application - Conditional Use or Zoning Map Amendment
Simplified Environmental Concept Plan
The Simplified ECP should be submitted as a .pdf file. The plan should generally meet the criteria listed in the ECP Checklist and shall contain sediment and erosion control, forest conservation and stormwater management. This plan shall be submitted by email to Jeff Pickett in the Development Engineering Division.
Environmental Concept Plan*
Application | Checklist
Application | Checklist - Land Development | Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees
Preliminary Equivalent Sketch Plan*
Application | Checklist - Land Development | Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees | Cost Estimate- Engineering
Preliminary Water and Sewer Plan
Application | Checklist | Cost Estimate
Final Subdivision Plan*
Application | Subdivision Plat Checklist - Land Development | Final Plan Checklist - Engineering | Final Water and Sewer Checklist - Engineering | Receiving Plat Checklist - Land Development | Review Fees - Land Development | Cost Estimate - Engineering | Cost Estimate - Water & Sewer | SWM - NPDES Templates and Shapefiles
Site Development Plan*
Application | Checklist - Land Development | Commercial SDP Checklist - Engineering | Residential SDP Checklist - Engineering | Final Water and Sewer Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees - Land Development | Cost Estimate - Engineering | Cost Estimate - Water & Sewer | SWM - NPDES Templates and Shapefiles
*Please contact Jeff Pickett with the Development Engineering Division, by email or at (410) 313-2350, regarding Environmental Concept Plan review fees, Soil Conservation review fees, and residential engineering review fees for final plans and site development plans.
Final Development Plans
Final Development Plan Map | Final Development Plan Criteria | Final Development Plan Downtown Columbia | Concept or Amended Site Development Plan
Planning Board Hearing
There are no applications or checklists for Redline plans. The Redline should be submitted to the Chief of the Development Engineering Division, Department of Planning and Zoning per the Redline Revision Process.
Redline Replacement or Additional Mylars
Final Plan Redline Mylars | Site Development Plan Redline Mylars
Waiver Petitions & Alternative Compliance
Subdivision Alternative Compliance | Alternative Compliance Information Sheet | Design Manual Waiver | Route 1 Manual Alternative Compliance | Route 40 Design Manual Alternative Compliance
Application & Checklist - Land Development| Checklist - Engineering
Prior to submitting the above application & checklists the applicant must obtain permission from the Division of Land Development. Please submit a letter to the DLD Chief clearly explaining the requested changes and/or revisions, along with two (2) copies of the previously recorded plat indicating the proposed changes highlighted.
The below documents are supplemental paper documents that may be required to be completed and submitted with the electronic or paper plan submission.
Forest Conservation Fee-In-Lieu Request
Fee-in-Lieu Request Form
Forest Conservation Declaration of Intent
Agricultural | Forestry | Intra Family Transfer | Real Estate Transaction | Single Residential Lot Exemption
Forest Conservation Summary Chart
Industrial Waste Survey