The Design Advisory Panel (DAP) process encourages excellence in project architecture and site design to improve design compatibility with surrounding development, promote revitalization, and enhance property values. The DAP meets at 7:00 p.m. generally on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043.

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Upcoming Meeting


The Design Advisory Panel will hold a virtual meeting using WebEx on November 24, 2021.  If you would like to register to observe the meeting, please see the "Attend the Meeting" tab for further instructions.

Submission Materials
Submit Comments

Thank you for your interest in the Design Advisory Panel process. Meetings are open to the public. Participation by members of the public is limited to the submission of comments in writing on design issues in advance of the DAP meeting.

Please use the web comment form to submit comments on design issues related to upcoming agenda items. All web submissions received by 5:00 pm on the day of the DAP meeting will be provided to Design Advisory Panel members and the project applicant.

Attend Meeting

Registering to Attend the Meeting as an Observer:

Join the meeting via computer: If you would like to join and listen to the meeting through your computer, you will need to register. Once registered, further instructions and a call-in attendee number will be provided via email. 

Join the meeting via telephone only: If you only want to listen to the meeting call 1-650-479-3207 at the meeting time.  When prompted, enter 2319 117 8256 as the event access code.

Additional Information
Meeting Schedule / Application Deadlines / Submittal Checklist

Meetings are held when there are applications to review, generally on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, except in November and December when meetings are usually scheduled for the first and third Wednesday. Unless otherwise noted, meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are held at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043.

Application deadlines are noted in the printable calendar. Applicants should refer to the submittal checklist when preparing a submission for the DAP.

Rules of Procedure

Rules of Procedure - updated January 2017

Staff Contact

[email protected] | 410-313-2350

Panel Members
  • Fred Marino, Chair
  • Robert Gorman, Vice Chair
  • Ethan Marchant
  • Larry Quarrick
  • Vivian Stone
  • Dan Lovette
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
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