Pending Legislation

​Notice of Public Hearing

The County Commissioners of Caroline County, Maryland will hold public hearings on the below Ordinance on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM in the County Commissioners Hearing Room #106, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Denton, Maryland. Due to COVID-19 precautions, public attendance at the hearing is not permitted and only written testimony will be accepted. Residents are invited to observe the hearing via Zoom Conference. The Hearing will be held open for additional written comment until September 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM.

Ordinance #2020-1, Chapter 175 - Zoning - Special Event Venues: An Act concerning supplementary zoning regulations; For the purpose of amending the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland to allow special event venues under certain circumstances and subject to certain regulations; By adding to Section 175-8.B.; and By adding a new Section 175-47 to Article V, Supplementary Regulations.

Hearing to be held via Zoom Conferencing.  Only written testimony will be accepted.  To submit, email; fill out this form; or mail to 109 Market Street, Room 123, Denton, MD 21629. To participate in the hearing, join online at or by phone toll free at (888) 475-4499. Webinar ID: 300 062 187.

The legislation is posted on the County website and is available in the Courthouse.  For further information, call the the Commissioners Office at 410.479.0660, or via the Maryland Relay Service for persons with a hearing or speech disability at 7-1-1.  Persons with a disability needing reasonable accommodation to attend should notify the County Commissioners Office three days prior to the hearing.