Find information about the Boards & Commissions within the Department of Planning & Zoning:

Banneker Room

Planning Board

The Planning Board typically meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Additional meetings may be added if approved by the Board.

Design Advisory Panel

The purpose of this Panel is to improve design compatibility with surrounding development, to promote revitalization, and to enhance property values, the DAP process encourages excellence in the project's architecture and site design.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. generally on the first Thursday of each month at 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland, 21043. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. 22 days prior to the monthly meeting to be placed on the agenda. The Commission does not meet in January.

Cemetery Preservation Board

The Cemetery Preservation Advisory Board meets bi-monthly (six times) at 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043.

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