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Owings Mills, Jr.?

Hi.  This article was first published in the Carroll County Times on November 30.  If you prefer to read that version, just  click on this link.  Otherwise, here goes…   According to Google Maps, the distance from Eldersburg to 10300 Mill Run Circle in Owings Mills is 10.5 miles. More or a less a straight […] Continue reading →

To Incorporate Or Not To Incorporate?

Are you feeling threatened by a Comprehensive Plan that would increase residential density and encourage large, “Big Box Store” commercialization in Eldersburg? Does it seem like the County’s planners are going to do what they want to the community where you live – whether you like it or not? That’s not the way it is […] Continue reading →

Eldersburg Town Hall Meeting Update

Long story short… Hi. The issue on the table is the Planning Department’s reliance upon Big Box Store commercialization in Eldersburg as a means for growing Carroll County. They should be concentrating on bringing business and manufacturing employers to the County, but commercialization is much easier and faster. Economic development should be a three legged […] Continue reading →

The Eldersburg Big Box Store Simple Survey

The question is, “Are you okay with re-zoning 1503 Liberty Road for individual store sizes larger than 100,000 SF?” Hi. As you may already know, recent efforts to pass a text amendment that would increase maximum individual store size on all B-NR (Business – Neighborhood Retail) zoned property, countywide, from 10,000 SF to 50,000 SF […] Continue reading →

Point, Counterpoint.

Arguing about the text amendment – “It’s not the business of County government to be telling property owners specifically what they can put on land they own and would like to develop.” “But that’s exactly what zoning is all about, isn’t it? You can put small retail here, big box stores over there, maybe townhouses, […] Continue reading →

The Eldersburg Grocery Store Market Study

On Wednesday, June 7, the Carroll County Planning and Zoning Commission is meeting in Room 003 of the County’s office building at 225 N. Center St. in Westminster. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a “text amendment” that will change all B-NR (Business – Neighborhood Retail) property in the county to increase maximum […] Continue reading →