February 9, 2021

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that as the City is responding to the current COVID-19 health crisis, it is important to keep members of the public, the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP), and staff as safe as possible. For that reason, we will conduct this meeting as a remote video conference meeting through WebEx. We will continue to update you as needed. 

A recording of the hearing can be found here: https://livestream.com/accounts/17371294/events/9525098

February 2021 Hearing Minutes

12:30 Briefing Session

Chairman’s Report, Committee Reports, Staff Reports

Review of HCD Code Enforcement of Unauthorized Demolition with HCD attorney


1:00 Public Hearing

Minutes – January 12, 2020




640 Melvin Street (Ridgely’s Delight Historic District)

Request:  Concept Review - Construct Rear Addition

Applicant: Neil Junker (consultant); Division LLC-Decceco Dockins (owner)

Staff:  Eddie Leon

DRAFT Staff Report


City Council Bill 21-0002 – Real Property Tax Installment Plans

Request: Review and Respond to City Council Bill 21-0002

Applicant: Councilmembers Ramos, Dorsey, Burnett, Middleton, Stokes, McCray, Bullock, Schleifer, Cohen, Torrence, and Council President Mosby

Staff:  Stacy Montgomery

DRAFT Staff Report




1:05    Baltimore City Historic Preservation Guidelines

Request: Revise design guidelines to clarify the language in certain sections and to correct typos

Staff:  Caitlin Audette

DRAFT Staff Report


223 East Churchill Street (Federal Hill Historic District)

Request: Concept Review - Construct rear/rooftop addition with front deck/balcony

Applicant: Jim Shetler, Trace Architects; Andrew Germek (owner)

Staff: Walter Gallas

DRAFT Staff Report


1:30     3535 Clipper Road (Woodberry Historic District)

Request: Concept Review - Construct a five-story apartment building

Applicant: Gordon Godat, AIA, JP2 Architects (architect); 3535 Clipper, LLC (owner)

Staff: Walter Gallas, Caitlin Audette

DRAFT Staff Report

Please note that part of the meeting for the briefing session may be closed, as per provisions of the Open Meetings Act.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Eric.Holcomb (Eric.Holcomb@baltimorecity.gov) at least 5 business days prior to the hearing.