Resources Overview

Explore the resource library of federal, state, local, and non-profit resources that can assist in implementing compatibility solutions in and around military installations. Resources include case studies, definitions and acronyms, and other materials that local jurisdictions and military installations have developed. Use the submit content link to contribute to the growing library of resources. 

Document Resources

​The document resources library contains primers, fact sheets, briefs, and other documentation on a variety of compatible use topics such as communication/coordiation, economic development, infrastructure, land preservation, safety, zoning and local legislation, and more.

Case Studies

Learn how military installations and jurisdictions across Maryland have tackled specific compatible use challenges, such as land preservation and legislation.  


The companion Compatible Use Handbook presents an overview of the resources and tools included on this website that support compatible use planning and coordination.​

Compatibility Review Mapping Tool

The Compatibility Review Mapping Tool is designed to provide military and other federal, state, and local stakeholders with spatial information to help further compatible use and development within their communities.​

Conflict Resolution

In this section, learn how military installations and defense communities continue to work together to support successful, mutual partnerships that respect community needs and capabilities while preserving and promoting the military mission.

​Compatible ​Energy Siting Study

Learn about the Maryland Department of Commerce, Office of Military Federal Affair's Statewide Compatible Energy Siting Study. This project coordinates and balances two significant assets and priorities in the state — renewable energy development and the sustainability of military missions​.


Start here for answers to general compatible use questions such as what is compatible use planning and what are characteristics to incompatibility. 

Community Information & Events

Keep up to date on the latest webinars, events, and news as it pertains to compatible use across the state of Maryland. 

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​Have an event or best practice to share? Contribute to the website here!

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