Community Development Department

Duties & Responsibilities
The major responsibilities of the Department of Community Development are the regulation, review, and inspection of land development and building construction. Our daily responsibilities include the following:
  • Planning and zoning
  • Enforcement of Carroll County Ordinances
  • Issuance of occupational tax certificates
  • Residential and commercial building inspections
  • Commercial and residential plan review
  • Issuance of beer and wine licenses
  • Soil erosion and sediment control ordinance
  • Issuance of building permits
  • Staff support for the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Staff support for the Board of Appeals
  • Applications for rezoning, variances, and conditional use requests