2007 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 159
Sponsored By:
Delegates Morhaim, Costa, and Kach
Planning and Zoning Decisions - Standing to Appeal


Altering the standing requirements for an aggrieved person, a community association, and a homeowners association to appeal to the circuit court a decision of a local board of appeals, a zoning action of a local legislative body, or any matter arising under the planning and zoning laws of a local jurisdiction; imposing specified requirements on an appeal heard by the circuit court on planning and zoning matters; providing for the construction of the Act; providing for the application of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 1/30 at 1:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Circuit Courts
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Homeowners Associations
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Zoning and Planning

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Article - 25A Chartered Counties of Maryland
( 5 )
Article - 66B Land Use
( 1.02 , 2.13 , 4.08 )
Article - 28 Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
( 8-105 , 8-106 , 8-110 , 8-111.1 , 8-111.2 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered