COUNTY OBSERVATION OF HALLOWEEN
At the Dorchester County Council meeting, Tuesday, October 5, 2021, it was approved by the Council that Halloween will be observed by County residents on Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM for children ages 12 and under. This policy will not supersede prescheduled times and dates set by municipalities. Residents living outside town limits should follow the County policy set forth by the County Council, unless they intend on carrying their child (ren) into a town.
CORONAVIRUS DISEASE INFORMATION
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Dorchester County imposes a hotel rental tax of 5% on any establishment that offers sleeping accommodations for compensation. A “hotel” includes: an apartment, a cottage, a hostelry, an inn, a motel, rooming house or a tourist home (commonly referred to as short-term rentals). To register and pay hotel rental taxes up to $10,000, please go here. To pay hotel rental taxes over $10,000, a hotel tax form and remittance instructions can be found here. Please contact the Finance Office if you have any questions. 410-228-7291
7/7/2021- Planning commission signed a resolution to request adoption of the 2021 Comprehensive Plan. Dorchester County Council will conduct a public hearing on 08/17/2021 to discuss the resolution. Please visit this link for full meeting details CLICK HERE: MEETING INFO