Howard County

Howard County HPC receives grant to update design guidelines

Excerpt from the Baltimore Sun: Restoration efforts following last year’s devastating Ellicott City flood continue to take new shape, now in the form of a grant program from a partnership between Preservation Maryland and Historic Ellicott City Inc. The grants, totaling $50,000, were awarded last month to several groups located in the historic district, and [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:20:44+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Good News, Howard County, Partner Organizations|Comments Off on Howard County HPC receives grant to update design guidelines

Confederate memorial removed from outside Ellicott City courthouse after HPC review

Excerpt from CBS News: A confederate memorial was removed from outside the Circuit Courthouse in Ellicott City overnight Monday, CBS Baltimore reports. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said in a Facebook post that the memorials belong in a museum. "It has become increasingly clear in recent weeks that memorials such as this are hurtful to many [...]

By | 2017-08-29T10:18:46+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Commission Policies & Procedures, Howard County|Comments Off on Confederate memorial removed from outside Ellicott City courthouse after HPC review

Howard County HPC Expresses Concerns about Plans to Build 13 Houses in Ellicott City

Excerpt from the Baltimore Sun: When Denise Cortis moved into her home on Deanwood Avenue in 2008, she believed "certain protections" existed to preserve the quiet, narrow, scenic Ellicott City road that is nested with late Victorian and American Foursquare homes. A plan to build 13 single family houses with five open space lots on [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:20:17+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Howard County, New Construction|Comments Off on Howard County HPC Expresses Concerns about Plans to Build 13 Houses in Ellicott City