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Public Notice signs shall be erected not more than 10 feet from each boundary of the property that abuts a public road and not more than 10 feet from each boundary of the property that abuts a body of water; except when greater distances are required to enhance visibility. If the property does not abut a public road, the signs shall be posted where they can be readily seen by the public.

Please call (410) 222-7463 in advance to check to see if a sign is ready prior to coming to the Map Information Counter for pick up.

Types of Public Notice signs:

Posting Requirements

The sign(s) for the Variance and Special Exception shall be posted not less than 14 DAYS PRIOR to the date of the HEARING. The sign(s) must remain posted until the date of the public hearing. FAILURE to post your sign(s) may postpone your HEARING.
 
The sign(s) for Nonconforming Uses shall be posted  on the property and maintained by the applicant for a period of 14 days after filing an application to register a nonconforming use.
 
The sign(s) for Rezoning & Critical Area Reclassifications/Declassification shall be posted not less than 30 DAYS PRIOR to the date of the HEARING. The sign(s) must remain posted until the date of the public hearing. FAILURE to post your sign(s) may postpone your HEARING.
 
Within seven (7) working days after an applications for Sketch Subdivision plans and applications for Growth Allocation, and Buffer Modification Map Amendments the applicant shall post the property with signs and  submit a certification with readable photographic evidence to verify the placements of the signs.
 
Signs for Modifications to the Stormwater Management shall be posted at least 30 days prior to the date of the meeting.

Sign Examples

The following are examples of signs and posting specifications:

   

   
 
  • Signs shall be securely nailed or stapled at 4 evenly spaced locations along the edge of the sign
  • Cardboard sign furnished by the Office of Planning & Zoning located on the 4th Floor Map Room of 2664 Riva Road, Heritage Office Complex
     

Location

2664 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

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