Plan Submission Requirements

Planning and Zoning Department Office
Electronic Plan Submissions

Project Dox

ProjectDox is 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

Please see our Department COVID page for additional information about our pre-submission community meeting processes.

Application - Infill               Application - Conditional Use or Zoning Map Amendment

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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 emailed to Jeff Pickett in the Development Engineering Division using the button below.

 Environmental Concept Plan*

Application | Checklist

Sketch Plan*

Application | Checklist - Land Development | Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees

Preliminary Equivalent Sketch Plan*

Application | Checklist - Land Development | Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees

Preliminary Plan*

Application | Checklist - Land Development | Checklist - Engineering | Review Fees 

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, at 410-313-2350, or by using the email button below, regarding Environmental Concept Plan review fees, Soil Conservation review fees, and residential engineering review fees for final plans and site development plans.

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Paper Submission

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

Application

Redline Plans

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

 Originals Only

Application & Checklist - Land DevelopmentChecklist - 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.

Street Renaming

Application

Supplemental Submission Documents

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 | Real Estate Transaction | Single Residential Lot Exemption | Linear Project

Forest Conservation Summary Chart

Summary Chart

Industrial Waste Survey

Survey

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