March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that as the City is responding to the current COVID-19 health crisis, it is important to keep members of the public, our Planning Commission, and staff as safe as possible.  For that reason, and to comply with requirements to minimize gatherings of people, we are shifting this meeting to a remote video conference meeting.  We will continue to update you as needed.

You may join by computer or smartphone at: (Note corrected link)
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Meeting number: 715 092 576

You may join by telephone at: 1-408-418-9388   Access code: 715 092 576

If you are unable to participate, you may submit written testimony to [email protected] by 10 am on March 26th.


1:00 PM

1. ROLL CALL

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 5, 2020

CONSENT AGENDA

3. CIP TRANSFERS

4. MINOR SUBDIVSION FINAL PLANS/ 900 S. KENWOOD AVENUE (First District)

5. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-_____/ SALE OF PROPERTY – FORMER BED OF CROMWELL STREET (Eleventh Districts) **
For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in certain property known as the former bed of Cromwell Street and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date. (Councilmember Costello)

** Item #5 is Postponed **

REGULAR AGENDA

6. MASTER VISION PLAN ACCEPTANCE – JOHNSTON SQUARE (Twelfth District)

7. CITY COUNCIL BILL #19-0460/ SUBSEQUENT CHANGE IN CONDITIONAL USE – CLARIFICATION (Citywide)
For the purpose of clarifying that any subsequent change in a conditional use is subject to the existing procedures set forth in Title 5, Subtitle 4 of the Zoning Code of Baltimore City. (Councilmembers Clarke, Henry, Sneed, Middleton, and Reisinger

** Item #7 is Postponed **


8. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0506/ BALTIMORE CITY CRITICAL AREA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – CRITICAL AREA MANUAL, MAP, AND ZONING (First, Tenth and Twelfth Districts)
For the purpose of repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program and Document (2002 Edition) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program Manual (2020 Edition); repealing the Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (adopted November 13, 2002) and approving and adopting a new Baltimore City Critical Area Program Map (2002 Edition); prohibiting certain additional uses and activities in certain areas of the Critical Area; defining and redefining certain terms; conforming, correcting, and clarifying Zoning Code provisions governing the Critical Area Overlay Zoning District; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the 2020 Baltimore City Critical Area Management Program, Map, and Zoning. (The City Council President on behalf of the Administration)

1:30 PM

9. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0497/ ZONING – CONDITIONAL USE PARKING LOT – A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY KNOWN AS 201 REEDBIRD AVENUE (Tenth District)
For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a parking lot on a portion of the property known as 201 Reedbird Avenue (Block 7612L, Lot 001A, as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date. (The City Council President on behalf of the Administration)

10. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0502/ WOODBERRY HISTORIC DISTRICT (Seventh District)
For the purpose of designating the area located within certain boundaries as the Woodberry Historic District; providing for Planned Unit Development review by the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; and providing for a special effective date. (The Council President on behalf of the Administration)


This agenda was prepared on the assumption that all necessary materials have been made available in suggestion time for consideration by the Planning Commission at this meeting. There are occasionally changes in this agenda when relevant materials have not been delivered to the Department of Planning on schedule.

Note to applicants: The posting template is available online on the Planning Commission’s webpage.

For any item marked (**), please call the Department of Planning at 410-396-8358 for the most current information. The meeting will be held by video conference, with the connection and dial-in instructions at the top of this agenda.