Kelly Duty

Planning & Zoning
Title: Town Planner
Phone: 301-271-7313 x215

Kelly Duty has been employed with the town since 2015, starting as our Zoning and Utilities Inspector.  Kelly was promoted to Planning & Zoning Manager in 2021 and to Town Planner in 2022. Kelly has a Bachelors of Science degree from Shippensburg University in Geo-Environmental Science.  Prior to working for the Town of Thurmont, Kelly worked as a Planner for Loudon County, VA., a Development Planner in Montgomery County, VA., and as the Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer for Reading Township, PA.  Kelly is a member of the American Planning Association and has received certifications in Traffic Safety, Stormwater Pollution, FEMA Floodplain Management, and holds an Erosion & Sediment Control Inspector certification from the State of Maryland.   In 2019, Kelly graduated from the University of Maryland Academy for Local Governance in Local Government through the Maryland Municipal League (MML).  Kelly lives in Abbottstown, PA. with her husband Jason, and children Peyton, Owen, and Jayden.


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