Hearing Examiner

Howard County Hearing Examiners:

Joyce Nichols, Esq.
Katherine Taylor, Esq.



As the County Offices are closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus, 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]

March 2, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 19-042C - Sean Witt (KT)

Conditional Use fr a pet grooming and day care facility
(11762 Carroll Mill Road, Ellicott City)

Technical Staff Report

Register Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Access code: 180 921 8204

March 16, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 10-001C - Landscape Development Company
Conditional Use for a landscape contractor business
and related storage.
(16305 & 16275 Carrs Mill Road, Woodbine)

WebEx Hearing - Register Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Access code: 160 981 9288

March 18, 2021 @ 10:00am
BA 21-003V - Lisa Kittleman and Jay Lowe

Residential variance to reduce the rear setback from 
30' to 5.5 feet.
(3021 Kittleman Lane)

WebEx Hearing - Register Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Access code: 160 991 5815


March 25, 2021 @ 2:00pm
BA 775-D - CBI Homed, Inc.

Appeal of school facilities surcharge in excess or 1.32 per squ.ft.

WebEx Hearing - Registration 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.