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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

Meetings

The board meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204.

Upcoming Meetings

The following Animal Hearing Board meetings will be held virtually via Webex. 

  • Tuesday, October 20 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November 17 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 1 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 15 at 9:30 a.m.

Board Members

There are seven members on the Board appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. Appointments must reside in Baltimore County. There is no term limit. Members serve two-year terms. Apply for a vacancy online.

Name

Date Appointed

Current Term
Expires

Appointed By

Jon Christiana

6/12/2019

6/30/2022

County Executive
At Large

Lisa Sudano-Luther

11/17/2009

06/30/2015

County Executive
At Large

Katherine R. Jeschke

7/17/2008

06/30/2018

County Executive
At Large

Bernard J. Smith

9/18/1987

6/30/2021

County Executive
At Large

Neil A. Pigott

 4/7/2015

12/31/2018

County Executive
At Large

Jacqueline Scotto

09/09/2020

06/20/2022

County Executive
At Large

Christine DeCorse

05/07/2020

06/30/2020

County Executive
At Large

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