Annapolis

In the news: Historic preservation code change legislation introduced in Annapolis

Excerpt from Capital Gazette: Annapolis residents asked the City Council on Monday to delay legislation that would change the city code that regulates historic properties in Annapolis, saying they wanted more time for public input on the complex legislation. The legislation was introduced despite the requests to delay it, and it will go before several [...]

By | 2016-12-09T11:25:37+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Annapolis, Commission Policies & Procedures, Legal Issues|Comments Off on In the news: Historic preservation code change legislation introduced in Annapolis

In the news: Annapolis HPC to unveil Cultural Landscape Study

Excerpt from the Capital Gazette: Lisa Craig, chief of the city's historic preservation district, talked at length about the plans to unveil phase 1 of the Cultural Landscape Study. This study attempts to catalog and prioritize key historic and cultural aspects of the city, such as the view of the State Capitol dome. The first [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:42:02+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Survey & Documentation|Comments Off on In the news: Annapolis HPC to unveil Cultural Landscape Study

In the news: Proposed code changes in Annapolis to help homeowners

Excerpt from the Capital Gazette: Proposed changes to city code are about bringing the Annapolis in line with state definitions and providing a clearer path for the people who own historic properties, the Historic Preservation Commission chairwoman said Thursday. "We focused on things like clarity for the user, the property owners, for our stake holders [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:46:34+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Legal Issues|Comments Off on In the news: Proposed code changes in Annapolis to help homeowners

It’s time: Sharon Kennedy makes the case for updating Annapolis’ Preservation Ordinance

Sharon Kennedy, MAHDC Vice President and Annapolis HPC Chair, explains why it's time to update Annapolis' preservation ordinance in the Capital Gazette: "As the result of community conversations as well as procedural practices over the past years, the HPC has identified four main goals of the updates: Codification of the existing administrative approval process. Designed [...]

By | 2017-01-04T13:48:38+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Annapolis, Commission Policies & Procedures, Demolition by Neglect, Landmarks & Designations, Legal Issues|Comments Off on It’s time: Sharon Kennedy makes the case for updating Annapolis’ Preservation Ordinance