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Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings (OZAH) is to conduct due process hearings in land use and other administrative matters in a manner that protects the rights of the participants, provides a complete record in each case, results in a thorough and balanced report or decision, and serves the public interest.

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Budget Overview

The total approved FY22 Operating Budget for the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings is $681,382, an increase of $23,078 or 3.51 percent from the FY21 Approved Budget of $658,304. Personnel Costs comprise 91.08 percent of the budget for four full-time position(s) and no part-time position(s), and a total of 4.00 FTEs. Total FTEs may include seasonal or temporary positions and may also reflect workforce charged to or from other departments or funds. Operating Expenses account for the remaining 8.92 percent of the FY22 budget.

Consistent with the County Charter, the County Executive makes recommendations on the operating budget for all County departments, offices, and agencies. However, recognizing the Charter-defined roles, the Executive defers significantly to Legislative and Judicial Branch agencies. Questions regarding the approved budgets for Legislative Branch departments should be directed to Mary Jane Berry, 240-777-7930.

County Priority Outcomes

While this program area supports all eight of the County Result Areas, the following is emphasized:

  • Effective, Sustainable Government

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Program Performance Measures

Performance measures for this department are included below (where applicable). The FY21 estimates reflect funding based on the FY21 approved budget. The FY22 and FY23 figures are performance targets based on the FY22 approved budget and funding for comparable service levels in FY23.

Program Descriptions

  Zoning and Administrative Hearings

The Hearing Examiner receives applications for certain zoning matters decided by the County Council; schedules and conducts public hearings; prepares and issues reports and recommendations for County Council action; receives applications, hears and decides conditional use cases; schedules and conducts hearings in contested cases referred by other departments, such as...

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Program Contacts

Contact Lynn R. Hannan of the Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings at 240.777.6664 or Philip Weeda of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Budget Summary
TitleActual
FY20
Budget
FY21
Estimate
FY21
Approved
FY22
%Chg
Bud/App
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
Salaries and Wages501517.00476729.00 468138.00 497036.004.3
Employee Benefits108938.00120818.00 109371.00 123592.002.3
County General Fund Personnel Costs610455.00597547.00 577509.00 620628.003.9
Operating Expenses63070.0060757.00 60757.00 60754.000.0
County General Fund Expenditures673525.00658304.00 638266.00 681382.003.5
PERSONNEL
Full-Time4.004.00 4.00 4.000.0
Part-Time0.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
FTEs4.004.00 4.00 4.000.0
REVENUES
Other Charges/Fees23485.000.00 0.00 0.000.0
Zoning Fees57585.0065000.00 65000.00 65000.000.0
County General Fund Revenues81070.0065000.00 65000.00 65000.000.0
FY22 Approved Changes
TitleExpendituresFTEs
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
FY21 ORIGINAL APPROPRIATION6583044.00
Other Adjustments (with no service impacts)
Increase Cost: FY21 Compensation Adjustment150470.00
Increase Cost: FY22 Compensation Adjustment69230.00
Increase Cost: Retirement Adjustment11110.00
Decrease Cost: Print and Mail Adjustment-30.00
FY22 APPROVED6813824.00
Funding Parameter Items ($000s)
TitleFY22FY23FY24FY25FY26FY27
COUNTY GENERAL FUND
EXPENDITURES
FY22 Approved681.000000681.000000681.000000681.000000681.000000681.000000
No inflation or compensation change is included in outyear projections.
Labor Contracts0.00000010.00000010.00000010.00000010.00000010.000000
These figures represent the estimated annualized cost of general wage adjustments, service increments, and other negotiated items.
Subtotal Expenditures681.000000691.000000691.000000691.000000691.000000691.000000