Animal Hearing Board
The Animal Hearing Board is established under Baltimore County Code § 3-3-402. The Board hears and rules on appeals of citations issued under the County's animal control laws contained in Article 12 of the County Code. The Board also makes recommendations on matters related to enforcement, regulation of animal holding facilities, animal cruelty and other animal issues.
The mailing address of the Animal Hearing Board is:
Baltimore County Animal Hearing Board
13800 Manor Road
Baldwin, Maryland 21013
The board meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, MD 21204.
There are seven members on the Board appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Appointments must live or work in Baltimore County. There is no term limit.
Carolyn S. Owens
Katherine R. Jeschke
Bernard J. Smith
Revised August 9, 2013