Sykesville to request zoning waiver to develop 131-acre Warfield Complex

September 14, 1998

Sykesville will ask the Carroll County Planning Commission tomorrow for a zoning waiver that will allow for development of the Warfield Complex.

The town annexed the 131-acre property, once part of Springfield Hospital Center, from the state last year. Without a waiver, Warfield would have to keep its agricultural zoning for five years, a designation that might restrict development.

The town, which plans to restore the 15 century-old buildings at the complex as an employment campus, is asking for mixed-used zoning. The planning commission makes recommendations on zoning changes to the County Commissioners, who will make the final decision.

Fires

Sykesville: Firefighters from Sykesville and Gamber responded at 11: 11 a.m. Thursday to a blown gas line in the 5500 block of Compton Lane. Units were out 46 minutes.

Gamber: Firefighters responded at 11: 23 a.m. Wednesday to a house fire in the 200 block of Delight Meadows Road in Baltimore County. Units were out four minutes.

Pub Date: 9/14/98

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