Entries by Kayle Simon

Guideline No. 01 – Additions

An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for all additions. Additions include, but are not limited to, garages, greenhouses, porches, rooms, outdoor rooms, deck enclosures, and any enclosed, partially enclosed, or “bump out” extension of the house. Application Requirements The application must include: Plot plan diagramed and labeled with the new addition. Note: Applications without a diagramed […]

Guideline No. 02 – Animal Control

Howard County law requires owners to pick up after their pets and dispose of waste material in a sanitary manner or face legal penalties. This applies to dogs AND cats, ON and OFF of one’s property, which includes all open space and public lands. Howard County animal control laws state, “A domesticated animal is ‘at […]

Guideline No. 03 – Antennas and Satellite Dishes

An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for: Satellite dishes that are one meter (39 inches) or more in diameter, All satellite dish antennas (regardless of size) that are mounted on a pole exceeding 12 feet in height, All broadcast service antennas exceeding 12 feet in height. Application Requirements The application must include: Plot plan diagramed and […]

Guideline No. 04 – Apiaries

Apiaries will not be allowed in townhomes or condominiums. An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for all apiaries requested for single family homes and will only be allowed on a case-by-case basis. Apiaries will not be allowed as an in-home business. Application Requirements The application must include: Plot plan diagramed and labeled with the location of […]