Tag: Zoning

Royal Farms Gearing Up For Appeal On Stevens Hardware Location

Royal Farms Gearing Up For Appeal On Stevens Hardware Location

| February 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The application for Royal Farms to occupy the old Stevens Hardware space was rejected by the Acting Planning and Zoning Director. On February 7, 2014 the Annapolis Department of Planning and Zoning issued a letter to Royal Farms stating that the use proposed by the organization  is that of a “convenience store.” Planning and Zoning […]

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City Awards More Than $100K To Light House

City Awards More Than $100K To Light House

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the Light House Shelter (Light House Inc.) will receive a total of $118,150.00 in local and state grants. “The Light House Shelter’s operation and construction costs are both addressed through these grants,” Mayor Pantelides said.  “I know the money will continue to serve those in need and continue to […]

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Rock The Dock Re-Set For August 15th

Rock The Dock Re-Set For August 15th

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rock out your summer with the Annapolis Rotaract Club’s signature event, Rock the Dock, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 2nd St, Annapolis, MD 21403 in Eastport. This year’s event benefits the Seeds 4 Success organization and its efforts to establish a summer reading program to help children […]

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A Case For 110 Compromise Street

A Case For 110 Compromise Street

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here is a case for acting now on the 110 Compromise re-zoning and engaging with the Mark Ordan investment group. We had a sunset family outing down to the City Dock last night for post-dinner ice cream and a stroll. We parked in the Donner lot and at the end of the stroll we walked […]

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Real <del>Housewives</del> Rich Guys Of Annapolis

Real Housewives Rich Guys Of Annapolis

| July 26, 2013 | 6 Comments

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has nothing on Annapolis. In fact, the theatrics that happened over the course of 8 hours last night, likely would win an Oscar or two.  If you want to read a recap of the the latest Annapolis City Council meeting, please read Elisha Sauers’ article in The Capital or Pam […]

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Save Annapolis: HPC Recommends Using Existing Zoning For Redevelopment

Save Annapolis: HPC Recommends Using Existing Zoning For Redevelopment

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to comments made in a letter to the Annapolis City Council, the Annapolis Historic Planning Commission recommends that rather than adjusting height and bulk limits as proposed in O-7-13, the City pursue development under existing zoning variances. From page 2 of letter HPC writes: “The HPC recommends that the Council not alter the zoning […]

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Save Annapolis Responds To City’s Fact Sheet

Save Annapolis Responds To City’s Fact Sheet

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Save Annapolis has taken issue with the fact sheet offered by the City of Annapolis PLanning and Zoning Department.  Below is their point by point response to the original article published here. Response by Save Annapolis to the Annapolis Planning and Zoning Department City Dock Fact Sheet of 7/9/13 published in Eye of Annapolis  “Since […]

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Annapolis Lays Out Facts On 110 Compromise Street

Annapolis Lays Out Facts On 110 Compromise Street

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

The City of Annapolis’ Planning and Zoning Department released the following fact sheet in an attempt to clarify the hyperbole that has surrounded the possible redevelopment of 110 Compromise Street. In order to address the conflicting information being aired regarding the Master Plan and rezoning efforts for the Compromise Street properties, the Department of Planning […]

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Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

Zoning By Emotion: 110 Compromise Street

| June 28, 2013 | 12 Comments

In the last few months, two groups have popped up to protest two specific projects that potentially may be built in Annapolis–the Crystal Spring Farm complex off of Forest Drive and a proposed re-development of the former Fawcett’s building on Compromise St. These projects are complex and are not simple. There are many facets that […]

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Community Fire Safety Improvements Held Up By County

Community Fire Safety Improvements Held Up By County

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2008, three homes were destroyed by fire and several others were damaged in the Oyster Bay community in Annapolis. At the time, the homeowners came together and asked what they could do to improve the access to water for fire suppression. While the County’s new Station 8 is a huge improvement, the presence of the […]

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Leopold Responds

Leopold Responds

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

County Executive John Leopold Responds To Anonymous Zoning Issue Anne Arundel County Executive, John R. Leopold has responded to a recent Guest Column in The Capital by Delegate Don Dwyer as well as  our recent post regarding anonymous zoning complaints. It’s about time to put facts first in zoning debate Every citizen who values informed […]

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Zoning For Dollars

Zoning For Dollars

| June 15, 2009 | 1 Comment

County Uses Questionable Zoning Tactics To Catch Infractions Apparently it has been kept under wraps for years. The County has allowed anonymous complaints for any zoning infractions. While the policy may have had good intentions, it has now become a popular method to pit neighbor against neighbor. Don’t like the tree that just blocked your […]

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