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Hearing Examiner

Howard County Hearing Examiners:

Joyce Nichols, Esq.
Katherine Taylor, Esq.

UPCOMING HEARINGS:


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]

June 24, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 19-042C - Sean Witt (cont.)
Conditional Use for a pet grooming and day care facility
(11762 Carroll Mill Road, Ellicott City)

Amended Technical Staff Report
Technical Staff Report
Revised Plan
Revised Plan 2
Site Distance Analysis

WebEx Hearing - Registter Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
1-650-479-3207
Access code: 172 786 7721

June 28, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 21-010C - KDC Solar HR Streetlights, LLC

Conditional Use for a Commercial Solar Facility
(13825 Howard Road, Dayton, MD)

Technical Staff Report

WebEx Hearing - Register Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
1-650-479-3207
Access code: 172 480 9753


July 1, 2021 @ 5:30pm - PLACED ON UNSCHEDULED DOCKET
BA 21-004C Michael and Laura Ritter

Conditional Use for a temporary accessory family dwelling
(565 River Road, Sykesville)

Technical Staff Report

 

July 6, 2021 @ 2:00pm
BA 21-001S - BLT Cantina
Sign variance for a 26' high freestanding ID sign with
changeable text to be located 32 feet from Washington Blvd.
(Rt. 1)  Proposed size of sign:  approx. 9'5" x 5'7.75"
(8620 Washington Blvd., Jessup)

Agency Comments

WebEx Hearing - registration pending

July 8, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 21-006C - Community Power Group, LLC

Conditional Use for a commercial solar facility in a
RR-DEO zoning district
(3950 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg)

WebEx Hearing - Registration Pending

July 12, 2021 @ 5:30pm
BA 21-013C - SolHarvest Energy, LLC
Conditional Use for a commercial solar facility
(6160 Ten Oaks Road, Clarksville)

WebEx Hearing - Registration Pending

August 5, [email protected] 2:00pm
BA 21-002S - Lorien Health Services/Gable signs & Graphics/Heather Davis
Sign variance for an 85.70 square foot electronic text sign, 29.6" in height 
to be located 20' from teh Washington Blvd. right-of-way.
(7615 Washington Blvd., Elkridge)

Agency Comments

WebEx Hearing - registration pending

August 13, 2021 @ 10:00am - Rescheduled from 6/14/21
BA 784-D - Michael & Laura Ritter
Appeal of school facilities surcharge in excess
of 1.32 per sq. ft.
(565 River Road, Sykesville)

WebEx Hearing - Register Here

Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
1-650-479-3207
Access code: 172 283 6268

 

 


 

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.