GIS-Enabled Website Established for Local Businesses Operating Status

Published Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Economic Development Department and the Charles County Chamber of Commerce announce a new GIS-enabled website,, to inform customers about local businesses' operating status. Users can search by business type, location, and other pertinent criteria. A map is also available showing the business locations with their services, hours, websites, and other additional information.


“We hope this will be a very beneficial tool for both businesses and residents as Charles County moves forward with Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery,” said EDD Director Darréll Brown. “We’re pleased with the number of businesses who have added their information to the site so far, and we hope to see many more.”


Charles County-based businesses are encouraged to add their business by clicking “Add a Business” at the top right side of the page as well as add their website URL, social media information, hours, contact information, take-out status, etc. Once added, the business will show up in a user search on a Charles County map. This website is free to register and access.


Charles County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bonnie Grady said, “The Chamber supports Charles County businesses of all sizes.  The partnership with the Economic Development Department provides an additional resource to businesses and residents along with the other tools already available on the Chamber’s website, at” 


For questions about the Back to Business website, contact Michelle DeSoto at or 301-885-1347 or contact the Charles County Chamber of Commerce at 301-932-6500. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

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