Business, Government, Real Estate

Councilman Marks to recommend 18 acres for open-space zoning near Gunpowder River

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that he would recommend that 18 acres of state-owned property along Interstate-95 near the Gunpowder River be zoned as Neighborhood Commons, or open space. The land straddles I-95 and bisects Forge Road and Bangert and Bush Streets. Councilman Marks will recommend that the residential land in this area be zoned DR 1H, …


Business, Government, Real Estate

Councilman Marks acts to preserve open space in northern Perry Hall

On Wednesday, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced that he will recommend downzoning a large area of northern Perry Hall to preserve open space and lighten the impact of future development on school overcrowding. 5-056 and 5-072 include 150 acres of land stretching from the Klausmier Road area east to Schroeder Avenue and Belair Road. Presently zoned for a blend …


Councilman Marks acts to preserve green space across from St. Joseph Church

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he will support downzoning 29 acres across from St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church to lighten future development in that area of Perry Hall. The land is presently zoned for commercial development and townhouses. Under Councilman Marks’ proposal, the publicly-owned land along Belair Road would be downzoned to Neighborhood Commons, which prohibits …

Councilman Marks acts to preserve wooded land near Joppa and Magledt Roads

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that he would act to block intense development on wooded property near the intersection of Magledt Road and Joppa Road. Councilman Marks will recommend that three acres of land between Oakdale and Oak Summit Avenues be rezoned from DR 5.5, which allows townhouses, to DR 1, or one house per acre. He …

Councilman Marks: rezoning recommendations keep character of Belair Road in older Perry Hall

On Tuesday, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced three rezoning recommendations that will maintain the character of Belair Road in Perry Hall. Councilman Marks will recommend keeping the current zoning at 9441 Belair Road (DR 5.5 on 0.08 acres and RO on 0.56 acres). Councilman Marks has had no contact with the petitioner, and the current zoning maintains a lighter …

Councilman Marks endorses ‘open space’ at 12 acres for unbuilt Walther Boulevard property

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has announced that he will endorse open space zoning for 12 acres of land originally purchased by Baltimore County for the extension of Walther Boulevard. The land is currently undeveloped, but still carries a development potential that would allow for single-family homes or townhomes. It is north of Joppa Road between Scotts Haven Drive and …