Adequate Public Facilities

Jeff Bronow | 410-313-4370


Ordinance

Regulation Icon 2 Title 16, Subtitle 11

The Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) provides a growth management process that will enable the County to provide adequate public roads, schools, and other facilities in a timely manner and achieve general plan growth objectives. This process is designed to direct growth to areas where adequate infrastructure exists or will exist.

Housing Unit Allocations

Detailed Allocations: For all projects by allocation area

Housing Unit Allocation Chart:Includes all available allocations for the current 2018 allocation year and future years as well as the total number of tentative allocations granted and requested. The chart is updated weekly reflecting all new plan submission and approvals. (Note that available allocations for future years are subject to change based on the rolling average provision.)

Designated Places Map: Shows the geographic allocation areas delineated in the allocation chart.

Housing Unit Allocations Waiting Bin: Shows all development projects currently in the waiting bin for housing unit allocations.


Open/Closed Schools

Open/Closed School Chart:Shows the open/closed status of all elementary and middle schools and elementary school regions in Howard County. 

Elementary School Waiting Bin: Shows all development projects currently in the closed elementary school waiting bin.

Middle School Waiting Bin: Shows all development projects currently in the closed middle school waiting bin.

Elementary School Region Bin: Shows all development projects currently in the closed elementary region bin.

School Districts Maps: Latest school district attendance areas.

Roads Test

For information on the APFO Roads test please contact Chad Edmondson, Chief of Development Engineering at (410) 313-2406.



Address:
Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning
Research Division
3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact:
Jeff Bronow
(410) 313-4370