Annual and Biennial Reports
DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY IMPACT ON SCHOOL FACILITIES
- On December 8, 2003 Bill No. 43-03 regarding Subdivisions - Adequacy of Public Facilities for Schools - went into effect and set the standards and process for evaluating new development in Anne Arundel County in determining the adequacy of public school capacity. As part of the Bill and as a requirement of Article 17-5-504 of the Anne Arundel County Code, the Office of Planning and Zoning is to annually prepare a report on development activity that impacts public school facilities.
- On December 21, 2007, Bill No. 90-07 amended Bill No. 43-03, requiring the Planning and Zoning Officer to develop the School Utilization Chart and eliminating the requirement that the Chart be approved by the Board of Education.
- On May 21, 2018, Bill No. 15-18 was adopted, requiring the school utilization chart process be updated to include data regarding open seats based on the proposed reductions in available school capacity due to new proposed developments.
ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT MEASURES AND INDICATORS REPORT
The annual report is required under the Land Use Article (§ 1-207 and § 1-208) of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The statute requires local planning commissions to prepare an annual report that addresses growth and development by reporting comprehensive plan and zoning changes, growth-related infrastructure improvements, and development in various stages of completion. Section 1-207(b) of the Maryland Land use Article requires that each county or municipal Planning Commission/Board approve an Annual Report for the calendar year. In addition, the Annual Report must be filed with the local legislative body (Anne Arundel County Council) and the Maryland Department of Planning no later than July 1 each year.2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014