The County Commissioners of Carroll County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 25, 2024, beginning no sooner than 9:00 a.m., to hear public comments on a proposed Ordinance placing a temporary moratorium concerning food processing residuals and/or Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) residuals in Carroll County.

For information on how to comment during the public comment portion of the hearing, please contact the Department of Planning and Land Management at 410-386-5145 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, prior to the date of the hearing. The Commissioners may make amendments to the proposed legislation based upon the comments received at the hearing and may do so without further hearings.  Therefore, it is important for interested persons to be present.

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410-386-3600 or 1-888-302-8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1-800-735-2258, as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

The proposed Ordinance may be reviewed in one of the following manners:  1) visit the County’s website (; 2) obtain copies in the main lobby of the County Office Building (225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157) during normal business hours.