In addition to Tax Credits and Incentives, Financing Programs, and State Incentives, other areas of assistance and programs include:

Permit Expedite

The Charles County EDD may approve permit expediting to help speed up the development approval process for qualifying businesses and projects.

Fee and Permit Waivers

While the County does not generally waive permit fees since most of these are paid to special or enterprise funds, waivers are permitted under special circumstances.

Workforce Training and Retraining

Based on eligibility, the County may provide a number of workforce training support solutions including:

  • Customized Training Jobs Investment: Cash reimbursement for retraining employees of both new and existing companies. Usually requires threshold of minimum number of new jobs and investment.
  • Small Businesses and New Jobs Retraining: Jobs must integrate new technology.

ED Incentive Opportunity Fund

Forgivable loans for flexible use such as job training, infrastructure, land purchase, and relocation. Usually depends on number of jobs and level of investment.

Views from Charles

Why Retailers Choose Charles County

Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

As one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Maryland, Charles County is well-positioned to develop its retail industry to accommodate this growing population. We share four reasons why retailers choose Charles County.

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Debra Jones
Chief of Business Development

Charles County EDD
10665 Stanhaven Place

Suite 206

White Plains, MD 20695

Phone: 301-885-1344


“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development