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Hearing Examiner

***PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO CONSTRUCTION IN THE COUNTY COUNCIL OFFICE THERE WILL BE NO HEARINGS HELD IN AUGUST***

Howard County Hearing Examiners:

Joyce Nichols, Esq.
Katherine Taylor, Esq.


The Howard County Hearing Examiner will host virtual hearings for the below cases: 

The hearings will be WebEx hearings and will not be livestreamed, however, will be posted on the Council website at a later time. If you would like to join the meetings to view and hear the presentation, or if you wish to testify, you will need  to register at the links provided.

Those who wish to provide oral testimony are requested to sign up online by noon on the day before the hearing.  Those who sign up on-line will receive instructions and a call-in attendee code.

All Exhibits must be submitted to [email protected] 24 hours before the hearing.

For additional information please e-mail [email protected]


 

UPCOMING HEARINGS:   

***PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO CONSTRUCTION IN THE COUNTY COUNCIL OFFICE THERE WILL BE NO HEARINGS HELD IN AUGUST***


May 19, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 21-043C Mounthaven Christian Ministries
Conditional Use Petition for operation of a private school
(8070 Harriet Tubman Columbia, Maryland 21044)

Webex Hearing - Register HERE
Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
1-650-479-3207
Access code: 2309 527 7408

Case Materials:
Technical Staff Report

 

June 13, 2022 @ 10:00am
BA 22-042V Agape Mission Church
Non-Residential Variance Petition to permit a proposed building addition to be located within the required 50’ structure and use setback
(6615 Santa Barbara Road Elkridge, Maryland 21075)

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

Case Materials:
Technical Staff Report

 

June 16, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-001C&V Potomac Energy Holdings, LLC
Conditional Use Petition requesting redevelopment of existing motor vehicle fueling facility with convenience store and car wash pursuant to Section 131.0.O.2 of the HCZR.
(9075 Baltimore National Pike) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

June 22, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-005C Regina Robert Knipp

Conditional use petition requesting to house dogs for daycare 
7:30-5:30 M-F, and overnight boarding.
(755 Watersville Rd. Mount Airy, MD 21771)

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

June 23, 2022 @ 10:00am
BA 22-009V James Foster
Residential Variance Petition requesting to exceed the height limit of accessory structures and the maximum cumulative lot coverage permitted for accessory structures.
(6044 Trotter Road Clarksville, Maryland 21209)

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

June 27, 2022 @ 2:00pm
BA 22-010V Transforming Architecture
Residential variance petition requesting relief from existing setback to extend 16’6” into setback to create front porch and garage for accessible access to home.
(6420 Chell Road, Columbia, MD 21044) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

June 28, 2022 @ 10:00am
BA 788-D Bernard Rauscher, et al.

Administrative Appeal Petition appealing DPZ’s approval of the final subdivision plans for the Brickell Property consisting of 1 lot and 2 non-buildable bulk parcels located on Mayapple Drive.
(12201 Howard Lodge Drive Sykesville, Maryland 21784)

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

July 5, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-002C Josh Yoltay

Conditional Use Petition requesting use of existing two-story
residential dwelling (approx. 3,958 sf) as a two family
dwelling. No exterior improvements are proposed in connection
with the conversion of the existing dwelling hereunder.
(7079 Guilford Road Columbia, Maryland 21045) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

July 6, 2022 @ 10:00am
BA 21-039V Steve Bowers

Residential Variance Petition to allow the homeowner to construct a 28 x 10 deck in the side setback area.
(7570 Merrymaker way Elkridge, MD 21075) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

July 7, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-001S BLT Cantina, LLC

Sign Variance petition requesting multiple signs. One monument
building sign; and two building wall mounted signs.
(6281 Washington Boulevard Elkridge, Maryland 21075)

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

 

July 11, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-006V SSM Hospitality, LLC
Non-residential variance petition requesting to reduce side and rear 75’ use setback from residential districts or uses to 30’ to reduce the required 30’ use setback from the public right-of-way to 24’.
(8074 Baltimore National Pike Ellicott City, Maryland 21043) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

July 19, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-008C Michael Balakirsky and Iryna Kopiy

Conditional Use Petition requesting use of existing two-story residential dwelling (approx. 3,492 sq. ft.) as a two-family dwelling.
(9909 Carillon Drive Ellicott City, Maryland 21042) 

Webex Hearing - Registration link pending

 

A hearing examiner, appointed  by the County Council, may hear any cases falling within the authority of the Board of Appeals. Decisions of the hearing examiner may be appealed to the Board of Appeals.