Anne Arundel County

Annapolis Petitions Circuit Court on Its Authority over Murals

Excerpt from Capital Gazette: The battle over whether a mural can stay on Annapolis restaurant Tsunami's wall will head to court as restaurant owner Gavin Buckley was served with court papers on Friday. It's the culmination of months of back-and-forth between the West Street restaurant and the city's Historic Preservation Commission. Originally, the restaurant received [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:18:24+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Design Review & Guidelines, Legal Issues|Comments Off on Annapolis Petitions Circuit Court on Its Authority over Murals

In the news: Annapolis Working Group Dissolved, Ordinance Changes to be Withdrawn

Excerpt from the Capital Gazette: The contentious legislation on changes to city code governing historic properties will be withdrawn at Monday's City Council meeting and the work group surrounding that legislation has been dissolved. An email sent out by Pete Gutwald, the city's Director of Planning and Zoning, broke the news to members of the [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:25:11+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Legal Issues|Comments Off on In the news: Annapolis Working Group Dissolved, Ordinance Changes to be Withdrawn

In the news: Work group meets to tackle Annapolis historic preservation code

Excerpt from the Capital Gazette: A work group discussing changes to the city code on historic landmarks and structures met Wednesday at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Participants pored over each line, debating the changes to city code the Historic Preservation Commission uses for oversight and regulation of historic properties. For those at the meeting, [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:27:20+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Legal Issues|Comments Off on In the news: Work group meets to tackle Annapolis historic preservation code

In the news: Anne Arundel Council Approves Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Excerpt from the Capital Gazette: The Anne Arundel County Council voted Monday to create a new tax credit that aims to encourage preservation of historic properties. Introduced by Councilman Chris Trumbauer, D-Annapolis, and co-sponsored by Councilman John Grasso, R-Glen Burnie, the historic preservation tax credit — also supported by County Executive Steve Schuh — can [...]

By | 2016-12-09T11:27:49+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Anne Arundel County, Good News, Tax Credits|Comments Off on In the news: Anne Arundel Council Approves Historic Preservation Tax Credit

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