District 5 Development

My office understands that development is a key concern among many Howard County residents. We have created this page to provide up-to-date information on Development Plans in District 5. To monitor development throughout Howard County, I encourage residents to use Howard County’s Search Development Plans Webpage.

July Pre-Sub Mission Meetings (2)

Project: Elm Street Development/Bethany Glen

Location: 9891 Route 99, Ellicott City

*This project has been placed on hold due to the Watershed Moratorium (Council Bill 56-2018).

Bethany Glen is an adult community proposed for development on a 67-acre site located in Ellicott City. This property is currently zoned Residential Use (R-20), but the contract purchaser, Elm Street Development, is requesting a Conditional Use for the property.The proposed development plan is asking for a total of 238 units.

To view the full project proposal, click HERE.

You can watch the presubmission community meeting online, HERE.


Project: Erickson at Limestone Valley

Location: MD 108, 12170 Clarksville Pike & p/o 5450 Sheppard Lane  

The proposal for this project is to rezone 62.116 acres from B-2 and RC-DEO to CEF-M for development of a continuing care retirement community and to permit the expansion/relocation and architectural enhancement of the existing Freestate Gasoline Service Station.

This project will be in front of the Planning Board on Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 pm. The Planning Board meets in the George Howard Building, and all meetings are livestreamed HERE.


Project: W.H. Boyer, Inc.

Location: 2945 Route 97

A second presubmission community meeting was held on January 3 to discuss the project’s proposal. The property is currently zoned RR-DEO and will be submitting a Conditional Use Petition for an existing Landscape Contracting Business. Residents may contact the applicant’s name to receive the meeting minutes ([email protected]).


Project: St. Louis Roman Catholic Church – Bell Tower

Location: 12530 Clarksville Pike, 6340 Ten Oaks Road, 6344 Ten Oaks Road

  The proposed request for this project is an amendment to the SDP and Conditional Use for the existing religious facility/private school. A presubmission community meeting was held on January 9. Residents may contact the applicant’s name to receive the meeting minutes ( [email protected]).