Finally, a glimmer of hope in Baltimore County. John “Johnny O.” Olszewski, Jr., who’s entering his sixth year as county executive and recently announced plans to run for Congress, has introduced his first bill aimed at bringing the county’s notoriously dysfunctional laws on planning, zoning and development into the 21st century. Bill 3-24 creates a mixed-use zoning designation that overlays other zoning districts, making it easier to develop mixed-use projects in underutilized manufacturing and business districts with access to transportation.
Can Johnny O. bring Baltimore County’s development laws into the 21st century?
February 1, 2024