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Hearing Examiner

Howard County Hearing Examiners:

Joyce Nichols, Esq.
Katherine Taylor, Esq.

The Howard County Hearing Examiner will host hybrid hearings for the below cases.

The hearings will be Webinar hearings and will not be livestreamed.  However, they 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 click on the links provided on this page at the time of the hearing.

Persons needing accommodations or translation to fully participate, please contact the Council Office at 410-313-2001.

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 if you wish to testify (in oppositition, in support, or undecided) there will be sheets at the entrance of the Banneker Room to provide your information. If you wish to testify (in oppositition, in support, or undecided) and are only attending virtually via WebEx Webinar, you will be called upon at the hearing. 
 
For any clairifcations or questions please call the Board Administrator at 410-313-2395. 

 

December 2, 2022 @ 10:00am
BA 791-D Ralph Ballman
Administrative Appeal of DPZ’s Decision in Zoning
Violation Case CE 22-91 dated September 2, 2022.
(9785 Route 99 Ellicott City, Maryland 21042)  

Join by phone
1-650-479-3207 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 2302 260 8128

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link HERE

Join by phone:
1-650-479-3207 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 2306 864 0086

Case Materials:

Petition


December 7, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-024C Burkard Homes, LLC (continued from 11/28/2022)
Conditional Use Petition request for 20 Adult Housing Units
(20 Duplex Units) age-restricted adult housing units
(20 semi-detached). Each unit to be owned and occupied
by at least one individual who is 55 years of age or older.
(2796 Rodgers Ave. Ellicott City, Maryland 21043)

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link HERE

Join by phone:
1-650-479-3207 Call-in number (US/Canada)
Access code: 2302 260 8128

Case Materials:

Technical Staff Report
Petition
Plan Page 1
Plan Page 2
Plan Page 3
Plan Page 4
Plan Page 5
Plan Page 6
Plan Page 7

 

December 21, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-013N Carl Nasr
Non-conforming Use Petition requesting rental apartments.
(8520 Commercial Street Savage, Maryland 20763)

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link pending

Case Materials:

 
 

December 22, 2022 @ 5:30pm
BA 792-D Maple Grove at Saint Johns, LLC; Trinity Homes Mary Land, LLC

Non-conforming Use Petition requesting rental apartments.
(8520 Commercial Street Savage, Maryland 20763)

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link pending

 

January 4, 2023 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-028V John Keller & Elena Keller

Residential Variance Petition requesting to increase
the 15’ maximum height for accessory structure to 22’
for the purpose pf construction of a new detached garage.
To reduce the required 10’ structure setback to a 2 30’ for the
Purpose of a detached garage.
(4887 Wharff Lane Ellicott City, Maryland 21043) 

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link pending

 

January 18, 2023 @ 3:00pm
BA 22-026V Horizons Unlimited Home Improvements, Inc.

Residential Variance Petition requesting an additional 5’3” exception to setback requirement for screened porch and deck for a total of 15’3” exception to rear setback (6800 Martin Road Columbia, Maryland 21044) 

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar link pending

 

January 18, 2023 @ 5:30pm
BA 22-025D PS Atlantic Coast 2021 B, LLC

Non-Residential Variance Petition requesting reduction
of the minimum structure and use setback requirements
from an external public street right-of-way, 50 ft. structure
and use setback reduced to 32 .03 ft. (a 17.97 ft. variance).
(3485 Chevrolet Dr. Ellicott City, Maryland 21042) 

Hybrid Hearing - Webinar 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.