6 PM Public Hearing: Craft Beverages

6 PM Public Hearing: Craft Beverages

Public Hearing Date: 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 6:00pm


Commissioners Office

Type of Notice: 

Public Notice

Date Posted: 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:57am


Notice is hereby given that the Charles County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment #18-150, newly numbered as Bill #2018-04, titled Craft Beverages, on September 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the County Commissioner’s Meeting Room located in the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland.

Craft Beverages

ZTA #18-150 / Bill #2018-04

The proposed amendments to the Charles County Zoning Ordinance would amend County zoning regulations regarding craft alcoholic beverage production. The amendments would create a regulatory setting create a regulatory setting in Charles County to attract and retain businesses in the rapidly growing craft beverage industry. The Bill would amend Chapter 297 to consolidate craft alcoholic beverage production into two new uses, Alcohol Production Facility and Farm Alcohol Production Facility, and include definitions of these new uses. The amendments would also include related standards and conditions for the new uses.

The proposed Bill will be posted prior to the public hearing on the County’s BoardDocs (public) website at http://www.boarddocs.com/md/chrlsco/Board.nsf/Public.

Citizens wishing to make oral or written comments are encouraged to attend the public hearing. 

Speaker sign-up will begin 30 minutes (1/2 hour) prior to the hearing and will end at the commencement of the hearing. Each speaker will be allotted three (3) minutes to speak. Written comments may be submitted in lieu of oral testimony, or to expand upon oral testimony, to Danielle Mitchell, Clerk to the County Commissioners, at publicrecord@charlescountymd.gov, or to 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Written comments will be accepted until the Commissioners close the public record. The County Commissioners reserve the right to extend the time frame allotted for the public hearing.



Peter Murphy, President

Those citizens with special needs please contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD 1-800-735-2258. Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In the event the notified meeting is canceled due to inclement weather or acts of nature beyond the control of the County, all items scheduled to be discussed or heard at the meeting will be rescheduled to September 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the County Commissioners Meeting Room.

Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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