Ever wonder about what's being built - or what a developer proposes to build - on the vacant land around the corner? This feature is intended to provide an easy way for you to learn about planned development throughout Anne Arundel County.

Using information collected by the Anne Arundel Newsletter from the Anne Arundel County Department of Planning and Code Enforcement and other county agencies, the Anne Arundel Weekly provides a monthly update on some planned subdivisions, office buildings, shopping centers and other development. The map and chart identify projects processed by the county in the month of July.

The status of the projects is described in three categories:

Projects Proposed

Site and subdivision plans at the preliminary, sketch or final phases of approval for residential, commercial or industrial projects submitted to the Department of Planning and Code Enforcement.

Projects Approved

Site and subdivision plans for residential, commercial or industrial projects approved by the Department of Planning and Code Enforcement.

Building Permit

Building permits allow a property owner to begin clearing or grading land for construction.

Projects Proposed:

1. Piney Orchard/Chestnut Point East

Piney Orchard Master Partnership. Final phase of the approval process for a subdivision plan to build 84 condominiums on 8.43 acres.

2. St. Margarets Landing

Lighthouse Landing R.O.A. Final phase of the approval process for a plan to subdivide 61.40 acres for 134 single-family houses.

3. C.J.V. North Property

Gary W. Koch. Sketch phase of a subdivision plan for 18 single-family houses on 69.22 acres.

4. Goettee Property

Elm Street Development. Sketch phase of a subdivision plan for 31 condominiums on 12.54 acres.

5. Westbrook

G.W. Koch Associates Inc. Resubmitted sketch phase of a subdivision plan for 31 single-family houses on 19.68 acres.

Projects Approved

6. North River Forest Addition

C.G. Aben received final approval to subdivide 6.27 acres to build eight single-family houses.

7. Piney Orchard/River Run

Piney Orchard Master Partnership received final approval to subdivide 26.21 acres to build 132 town houses.

8. Piney Orchard/Chestnut Terrace

NVR Homes Inc. received final approval to build 12 condominiums on 1.16 acres.

9. Russett/Stonecreek

R.G. Partners received final approval to build 28 condominiums on 1.19 acres.

10. Stradford Hall

Amos O. Carr received final approval to subdivide 50.43 acres to build 13 single-family houses.

11. Coventry Estates

Sunnymead LLC received final approval to subdivide 14.16 acres into 38 lots for single-family houses.

12. Harmans Farm

Harmans Farm LLC received final approval to subdivide 18.03 acres into 40 lots for single-family houses.

13. Royal Farms

Johnson Lumber Co. received approval of a preliminary plan to build a Royal Farms store on 5.27 acres.

Building Permits Issued

The dollar figure represents the cost of construction as listed on the permit application.

14. Aeronautical Radio Inc.

2551 Riva Rd., Annapolis. $3,027,587. A permit was issued to Aeronautical Radio Inc. for construction of a three-story shell addition.

15. Sandy Spring National Bank

Anne Arundel Medical Center, Jennifer Road, Annapolis. $68,551. A permit was issued to William P. Beatson Jr. for grading on the construction of an office building, utilities and a storm drain. $632,508. A permit for construction of a bank.

16. Cantina Restaurant

126 Defense Hwy., Annapolis. $248,942. A permit was issued to Sabrina Properties Inc. for construction of a Cantina commercial restaurant.

17. National Business Park

134 National Business Pkwy., Annapolis Junction. $1,075,013. A permit was issued to NBP-134 LLC for construction of a commercial office building for Booz Allen & Hamilton phase 1. $1,424,987. A permit for Booz Allen & Hamilton phase 2.

18. Davidsonville United Methodist Church

819 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville. $412,274. A permit for an addition to the church for educational purposes.

19. River Oaks

Millhaven Drive, Edgewater. $639,602. A permit was issued to U.S. Home Corp. for grading and sediment control for construction.

20. Glen Burnie Town Center

7400 Ritchie Hwy., Glen Burnie. $68,000. A permit was issued to Anne Arundel County (Constellation Properties) for construction of the Glen Burnie Town Center Plaza garden wall. $72,000. A permit for construction of a tower at the Glen Burnie Town Center Plaza.

21. Montgomery Ward

6711 Ritchie Hwy., Glen Burnie. $500,000. A permit was issued to Debartolo Capital Partnership for alterations to Montgomery Ward.

22. Madison Park

1405 Madison Park Dr., Glen Burnie. $351,868. A permit was issued to Woodrow S. Hancock for construction of a commercial building.

23. Cromwell Business Park Area 3

309 Hollins Ferry Rd., Glen Burnie. $3,166,870. A permit was issued to MIE Cromwell Joint Venture LLP for construction of two commercial buildings.

24. Exxon Pipeline Co.

1318 Annapolis Rd., Odenton. $69,983. A permit was issued to demolish existing building and construct a Tiger Mart. $108,769. A permit for grading for a convenience store, carwash and gas station. $89,460. A permit for construction of a canopy, dispensers for a Tiger Mart. $31,590. A permit was issued for construction of a Tiger Mart carwash with a utility room.

25. Glen Burnie Town Center

7400 Ritchie Hwy., Glen Burnie. $1,400,872. A permit was issued in Anne Arundel County (Struever Brothers, Eccles & Rouse) for construction of 54 apartments.