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County Executive Ball Expands Award-Winning PlanHoward Academy, Fall 2019 Registration Open

County Executive Ball Expands Award-Winning PlanHoward Academy, Fall 2019 Registration Open

As PlanHoward 2030 moves forward, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced he will expand the PlanHoward Academy, winner of the 2019 Civic Education and Public Information Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). Recognized as an innovative, effective county government program, PlanHoward Academy is a free course designed by the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) to give residents a better understanding of how local planning works, along with information about current pl...
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White Acre Road sidewalk closure to begin

As part of a Howard County construction project to implement complete street improvements, the sidewalk along the north side of White Acre Road between Stevens Forest Road and Basket Ring Road in Columbia will be closed to pedestrians starting on or about Monday, August 19.
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Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) Releases New APFO Fiscal Study

Howard County's Department of Planning and Zoning has released a study on the fiscal impact of the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO), following a recommendation made by the County's Fiscal Year 2019 Spending Affordability Advisory Committee to conduct a fiscal impact analysis to study the effects of 2018 amendments to APFO.
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Howard County Launches Online Open House for Ellicott City Master Plan

Howard County Launches Online Open House for Ellicott City Master Plan

The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball launched an Online Open House to provide information and gather feedback as part of the Ellicott City Watershed Master Plan process. The site focuses on several key downtown areas where significant changes to previously-proposed master plan ideas are likely, given the flood mitigation work under the Safe and Sound plan.
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Howard County Launches Virtual Workshop For Route 1 Master Plan

The County's Department of Planning and Zoning launched a public virtual workshop for Phase 2 of the Route 1 Corridor Master Plan. The plan will activate transportation, infrastructure, land use and economic development implementation strategies to improve vibrancy and livability throughout the Route 1 corridor.
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County Executive Ball Announces Re-opening of Agricultural Land Preservation Program

County Executive Ball Announces Re-opening of Agricultural Land Preservation Program

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has re-opened the Agricultural Land Preservation Program (ALPP) to protect county farmland and support local farmers. The program was shut down a year ago due to a budget shortfall. By working with the Department of Planning and Zoning, the Finance Department, and the Agricultural Preservation Board, Ball was able to responsibly restore this important program.
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Howard County Departments of Public Works and Planning and Zoning to Host Public Meeting on Council Bill 56-2018

Howard County’s Departments of Public Works and Planning and Zoning will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 21 to discuss the studies related to Council Bill 56-2018 (CB56-2018): Tiber Branch Watershed and Plumtree Branch Watershed Safety Act. The studies were applied to Ellicott City neighborhoods, including but not limited to, Valley Mede, Chatham, Nob Hill, Dunloggin, Dorsey’s Search, Autumn Hill, Taylor Village and Stonecrest.
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