Design Review & Guidelines

In the news: City of Frederick HPC to consider moving controversial Roger Brooke Taney bust

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: City officials emphasized Thursday that their unanimous decision in support of moving the Roger Brooke Taney bust from outside City Hall is just a resolution. It’s not a final decision or a guarantee of action. As Alderwoman Donna Kuzemchak said, “all I can do is legislate.” The Historic Preservation Commission [...]

By | October 27th, 2015|Design Review & Guidelines, Frederick City|Comments Off on In the news: City of Frederick HPC to consider moving controversial Roger Brooke Taney bust

In the news: Frederick County HPC debates historic tree demo

"Discussion of the city’s historic preservation efforts typically centers around the historic buildings themselves. At last week’s Historic Preservation Commission meeting, however, it was the landscaping, specifically trees, that took center stage. Roughly a dozen neighbors and longtime residents flooded city hall to protest owner James Roembke’s application to demolish five Hawthorn trees on his [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|Design Review & Guidelines, Frederick City|Comments Off on In the news: Frederick County HPC debates historic tree demo

In the news: Ocean City debates changes to ordinance

"Council members questioned representatives from the state Historic Preservation Office on what should and should not be part of the city’s historic district rules during a workshop Thursday, July 16 in City Hall. Representatives Andrea Tingey and Jonathan Kinney attended the meeting, held to discuss proposed changes to the ordinance and give the residents a [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Ocean City|Comments Off on In the news: Ocean City debates changes to ordinance