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When an applicant wishes to appeal a decision of the CBPA Review Committee, a CBPA Appeal application may be submitted to the Planning Department for review by the Wetlands / CBPA Board.
5 p.m. two weeks prior to the first and third Tuesday of each month.
Apply online using eBUILD
When an applicant can demonstrate that the application of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area (CBPA) ordinance to a lot or parcel located within the CBPA District would unreasonably restrict the utilization of the property under its current zoning classification, a CBPA Exception application can be submitted for consideration by the CBPA Board. All prohibited development within the Resource Protection Area (RPA) of the CBPA District shall require the submittal of a CBPA Exception application.
Certain encroachments in the RPA are either exempt or require CBPA Committee approval only. All applicants shall consult the Planning Department to determine which CBPA Exception Application is required and to identify any potential problem areas.
Please bring the required items to the 2nd floor of City Hall.