Fining hosts of unruly parties works; ‘social host ordinance’ needed throughout Baltimore County | COMMENTARY – Baltimore Sun

Councilman David Marks Imagine living in what you think is a quiet, residential neighborhood — and then suddenly your peace is interrupted by loud, late-night parties with excessive drinking that attract large crowds [...]

2021-06-14T09:42:05-04:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Legislation, Press|Tags: |0 Comments

Baltimore County councilman wants hosts of unruly parties to serve required community service locally – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that he will introduce legislation requiring violators of the county's rule against unruly social gatherings to complete any required community service locally. Under current law, judges may [...]

2018-12-14T14:23:54-05:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Legislation, Press|Tags: , |Comments Off on Baltimore County councilman wants hosts of unruly parties to serve required community service locally – Baltimore Sun

Two years after social host ordinance, complaints of off-campus parties near Towson University plummet – Baltimore Sun

Two years after the social host ordinance took effect, a Baltimore County initiative designed to quell disruptive and loud college parties in residential neighborhoods, residents say they are seeing positive results. “You can tell from [...]

2018-07-03T10:50:28-04:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Legislation, Press|Tags: , |Comments Off on Two years after social host ordinance, complaints of off-campus parties near Towson University plummet – Baltimore Sun

Towson residents, police welcome widening of law limiting rowdy parties – Baltimore Sun

The residents of communities affected by a Baltimore County law aimed at curbing disruptive, off-campus parties in Towson neighborhoods, mainly near Towson University, welcomed the County Council’s recent vote to widen the ordinance’s reach, as [...]

2017-11-29T10:02:38-05:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Legislation, Press|Tags: , |Comments Off on Towson residents, police welcome widening of law limiting rowdy parties – Baltimore Sun
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