Hearing Examiner

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]gov


January 26, 2021 @ 6:00pm
BA 21-028C  -  Chaberton Solar Catherine LLC (Meachum)
Conditional Use Petition requesting use of approx. 15 acres
for solar panels for renewable energy, located on northern side of property next to Route 70

WebEx Hearing - link forthcoming









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.