Seal of Caroll County, Maryland


Land Use, Planning, and Development

Contact Information:
Phone:
    410-386-2145
Fax:
    410-386-2120
TT users (MD Relay):
    711/800-735-2258

Department of Planning

ADMINISTRATION

Director - Directs the overall planning and development program under the auspices of the Carroll County Planning Commission and serves as Secretary to the Commission. Serves administratively to the County Commissioners as Director of the Department of Planning which includes the Bureau of Comprehensive Planning. Philip R. Hager currently serves as the Director. phager@ccg.carr.org

Administrative Office Associate II - Assumes chief responsibility for coordinating the business calendar for the Planning Director; performs numerous administrative assignments delegated by the Director; and coordinates the scheduling of agenda items for the Department with the County Commissioners' Office. This position also provides clerical support to the Carroll County Planning and Zoning Commission, preparing and distributing Planning Commission meeting agendas, attending Planning Commission meetings, and preparing related correspondence and minutes. Kelly R. Martin currently holds this position. krmartin@ccg.carr.org

Office Associate III - This position serves as receptionist for the Department of Planning, answering phones, greeting citizens and referring to appropriate staff, distributing mail, and providing clerical assistance to the Bureau of Comprehensive Planning. This position is currently held by Jennifer Quick. jquick@ccg.carr.org

BUREAU OF COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING

Bureau Chief - Lynda Eisenberg - Manages and supervises the operations and work program of the Bureau, including initiating, monitoring, and completing Bureau comprehensive planning projects affecting land use, transportation, public facilities, and the environment. She is the County's empowered representative for the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board as part of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. She can be reached at leisenberg@ccg.carr.org or 410-386-2145.

Comprehensive Planner - Andrea Gerhard - This planner acts as planning liaison to the towns of Mount Airy and Sykesville and serves Election Districts 5, 9, 13 and 14; responsible for Water & Sewer Master Plan and amendments; and represents Carroll County on the board of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area. Ms. Gerhard processes annexation petitions received from municipalities, as well as rezoning petitions submitted to the County. She is also responsible for other comprehensive planning projects as assigned by the Bureau Chief. Ms. Gerhard can be reached at agerhard@ccg.carr.org or 410-386-2145.

Comprehensive Planner - Scott Graf - Assigned to provide liaison planning services to the Cities of Taneytown and Westminster and the Town of Union Bridge. He is responsible for planning projects in Election Districts 1, 2, 3, 7, 10 and 12. Mr. Graf is responsible for compiling and maintaining demographic data related to planning. He represents Carroll County as the Vice-Chair on the Technical Committee and is a member on the Cooperative Forecasting Group for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. He is responsible for other comprehensive planning projects as assigned by the Bureau Chief and will be the planner for Bicycle and Pedestrian plans and projects. Mr. Graf can be reached at sgraf@ccg.carr.org or 410-386-2145.

Comprehensive Planner - Barbara "Bobbi" C. Moser - Assigned to serve as planning liaison to the Towns of Manchester, Hampstead and New Windsor; and Election Districts 6, 8 and 11. Ms. Moser is responsible for transportation planning and coordination of transportation planning projects; represents Carroll County on the Freight Regional Oversight Group and Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Group for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. This planner is also responsible for other comprehensive planning projects as assigned by the Bureau Chief. Ms. Moser can be reached at bmoser@ccg.carr.org or 410-386-2145.

Planning Technician - Nokomis Ford - Assigned to serve as the office contact for the inventory of historic sites for Carroll County and is planning staff to the Historic Preservation Commission. She is responsible for administering the County's Energy Saver Loan Program. Ms. Ford also reviews Board of Zoning Appeals cases, Historic Preservation Reviews and National Environmental Policy Act (106) reviews for the Bureau. She is responsible for other comprehensive planning projects as assigned by the Bureau Chief. Ms. Ford can be reached at nford@ccg.carr.org or 410-386-2145.