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Councilman Marks to finalize new greenways off of Perring Parkway and in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he will finalize the creation of two new greenways in northeastern Baltimore County. The two ideas were proposed by Councilman Marks last spring. The first greenway includes seven acres of land owned by the Maryland State Highway Administration near Perring Parkway. The state never extended Perring Parkway, but has continued to …


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Baltimore County Planning Department launches Comprehensive Zoning Map Process 2020 public comment application

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Planning has launched a new application on its website to accept public comments on the Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) 2020 rezoning issues. The application includes an interactive map with information about each issue broken down by council district.  The application can be viewed by clicking here. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions …


Baltimore County announces new zoning request dashboard

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County’s Department of Planning has launched a new interactive web dashboard displaying zoning issues raised during the 2020 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP), making the process more accessible to county residents. Every four years, Baltimore County residents may review the zoning classifications of any property in the county and request changes. Spanning 12 months, the process seeks input …

State designates Essex as Maryland Sustainable Community

Essex is now qualified to apply for State funding for projects leading to increased economic, transportation and housing choices, and environmental improvements. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Essex the designation of Maryland Sustainable Community, based on an application submitted in April by the Baltimore County Department of Planning, the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force, and …