October 1, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that as the City is continuing its response 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, this meeting will be conducted as a remote video conference meeting. We will continue to update you as needed.
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1:00 PM

1. ROLL CALL

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 10, 2020

CONSENT AGENDA

3. CIP TRANSFERS

4. MINOR SUBDIVISION FINAL PLANS/ 1317 FILBERT STREET (Tenth District)

5. REVISED FINAL DESIGN APPROVAL/ NORTH CHARLES VILLAGE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT #91 – 3215 NORTH CHARLES STREET – THE STUDY AT JOHNS HOPKINS – CHANGES TO FIRST FLOOR FAÇADE (Fourteenth District)

REGULAR AGENDA

6. BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ FY 2022 CIP (Citywide)
Annually, Baltimore City Public Schools must submit a six-year Capital Improvement Program to the State as part of its request for State Public School Construction Funds. The Program must be approved by several local bodies, including the Planning Commission.

7. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-0570/ ZONING – RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY – BILLBOARDS (Citywide)
For the purpose of authorizing, subject to limitations and requirements, the erection of new billboards within a railroad right-of-way or within a railroad facility that adjoins a railroad right-of-way; and correcting, conforming, and clarifying related language. (Council President Scott)

1:45 PM

8. PLAN ACCEPTANCE FOR THE MATTHEW HENSON/EASTERWOOD VISION PLAN (Seventh District)

2:15 PM

9. PLAN ADOPTION – NUISANCE FLOOD PLAN (Citywide)

2:30 PM

10. CITY COUNCIL BILL #20-_____/ ZONING CODE – MODIFICATIONS (Citywide)
For the purpose of making needed changes to certain provisions that, during the course of actively operating under the new Zoning Code, were discovered to be functionally impractical or otherwise in need of modification to abate previously unanticipated consequences; allowing electronic signs in residential districts, making them a conditional use by the Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals, specifying the zoning district requirements, and generally relating to conditional signs; correcting, clarifying, and conforming certain provisions; and generally relating to the zoning and development laws of the City of Baltimore. (Council President on behalf of the Administration)

NOTE: This item is expected to be introduced in City Council on September 21, 2020, and so it will not have a bill number until that time. We will update the agenda following introduction.


Notice of Schedule Change: The Planning Commission will add a meeting to their schedule, to be held on October 8, 2020 via video conferencing, in order to accommodate additional legislative actions to be introduced in the immediate future, so that they may complete review before the close of this Council session.

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. 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.

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 only, with the connection and dial-in instructions at the top of this agenda.