Category Land Use


Robert J. Shannon wrote the following article. Robert was admitted to the Maryland Bar in June of 2014. He graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in December of 2013 and summa cum laude from Towson University in May of 2011. As a result of the Maryland Court of Appeals’ decision in […]

Western Maryland to Discuss Land Use and Economic Revitalization at 9th Annual Local Government Exchange

On Friday, May 1, 2015, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm., at various sites in the City of Frederick, the Western Maryland Local Government Exchange will take place. This year’s program is focused on community revitalization. The event’s goal is to facilitate conversation between local government representatives and citizens. Please note that there will be a […]

Announcing the 2015 Land Use Institute

The 2015 Land Use Institute will be held on May 8, 2015, 9am – 4pm, at the Columbia Doubletree Hotel, and will offer 5.5 CLE Credits. Registration, pricing, and further details are available here. Featuring: Recent Court Decisions The Honorable Karen Abrams, Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County The Honorable Sally Adkins, III, Court of […]

Baltimore Metropolitan Council Presents: An Event to Re-imagine I-83 in Baltimore City

Baltimore Metropolitan Council is presenting a free and open event on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm at 1500 Whetstone Way, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21230 to discuss the future of I-83 through Baltimore. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP here. Here are some details and explanation: The Jones Falls, and now I-83 […]

Next Week: A Focus on Planning

October’s Commercial Real Estate Discussion Group is “Place Making: Legal issues and a few planning issues as well.” The discussion group will be led by Shulman, Rodgers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.’s David Freishtat and Nancy Regelin. It takes place on October 14 at 12:15 p.m. in the Miles Way Conference Room, 100 Light Street, […]

Beyond Terrapin Run – May 1

On May 1, 1000 Friends of Maryland and the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association are presenting “Beyond Terrapin Run.”  This event will take place from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Pip Moyer Community Center, 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. The event will review just how binding local comprehensive plans are and […]

The Land Use Committee Announces a Seminar on Condemnation

“What is the land use impact of a partial taking? Condemnation in a suburban and urban environment. Valuation, damages and severance impacts.” The State has increased its available revenue for public works projects, and that almost always includes the acquisition of real property. We have not had much in the way of takings over the […]