Overview and Contact Information

Enhancing the County's Economy

The Department of Economic Development monitors economic trends and works to execute business programs that complement Calvert County. The department’s goal is to attract and retain strong, healthy and dynamic companies of all sizes and industries.


The Department acts as a catalyst to enhance the economy by promoting quality economic development within the parameters set by the Comprehensive Plan to:

  • Increase the commercial tax base
  • Generate jobs
  • Retain business
  • Stimulate industrial and commercial growth
  • Increase visitors to the county

In generating new opportunities, the Department remains sensitive to the environment and responsive to community interests and needs.