ZONING/LAND USE

Although not many members of the Howard County community are aware or knowledgeable about what is going on with land use it affects them EVERY DAY.  See more details below about how to get involved, learn and be a voice for our community on this important issue.

overdevelopment in Howard County MD has been a big problem for decades

HoCo By Design

Have you weighed in yet?

The county’s General Plan is currently being updated and has been taking public comment.  This plan update is critical , and will decide how much density is added to the county over the next decade.  Check out the website  & let your voice be heard!  

Other Current Issues:

Erickson Limestone development, expansion of the Public Service Area (PSA), increased protection for trees against development, affordable housing

Our podcast, hosted by Hiruy Hadgu & Jake Burdett, frequently covers this issue

Our land use/zoning committee has been very busy with meetings and testimonies