Harford County Council Bill 12-01
2012 Harford County Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan
was introduced at the January 3, 2012
Harford County Council Meeting.
The public hearing was held February 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm
Council Chambers, 212 S. Bond St., Bel Air, MD 21014
A printable version of the County Council PRESENTATION is available here.
Bill 12-01 As Amended becomes effective May 14, 2012
CLICK HERE to view the Plan
PLAN OVERVIEW PRESENTATION
The public participation process has provided opportunities for interested parties to express their ideas about what issues should be addressed in the 2012 Land Use Element Plan. Utilizing a combination of meetings and technology based communication options, citizens have been able to participate and follow the plan development process.
THE UPDATE PROCESS:
Harford County began the update of the 2012 Master Plan and Land Use Element Plan with a kickoff meeting held February 17, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Harford Community College. The meeting included a presentation by Planning and Zoning staff, followed by a public participation session in a roundtable environment. Participants were asked to answer a series of questions on four DISCUSSION AREAS:
Public Facilities, Services and Safety
Opportunity for online and written input (Phase I) was open through March 13, 2011.
A follow up meeting was held April 7th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Harford Community College. Presentation Boards and Discussion Areas Maps were displayed for those in attendance. Working with the top issues identified for each of the Discussion Areas, participants were asked to identify objectives/strategies for addressing the issues. Discussion Areas Maps can be viewed in large format here. A summary of the follow up meeting can be found here.
Opportunity for online and written input (Phase II) was open through 5 pm (EST) May 5, 2011.
The Draft Plan was made available for public review in early October. An informational workshop was held October 20th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Harford Community College where a series of stations displayed Presentation Boards providing information about various sections of the draft document, including mapping, stragegies, community areas and implementation. Written comments were also accepted at the meeting.
Opportunity for online and written input (Phase III) was open through 5 pm (EST) November 10, 2011.
Council Bill 12-01 was introduced at the January 3, 2012 Harford County Council meeting
The Public Hearing was held February 7, 2012
The Bill was approved by the Harford County Council, as amended, on March 6, 2012.