Community Redevelopment Authority


  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • 4:00pm
  • Gude Mansion
    13910 Laurel Lakes Avenue
    Laurel, MD 20707

Agendas & Minutes

View the Clerk's Meeting Agendas and Minutes page for information on how to access current and archived meeting documents.

Some archived minutes are available in our Agenda Center.


The Community Redevelopment Authority is committed to building strong communities by supporting projects designed to enhance balanced growth, job creation, and quality of life.

The goal of the Redevelopment Authority is the revitalization of identified areas within the City in order to upgrade existing residential neighborhoods and provide for a balanced economy with a mix of office, retail, and industrial uses in order to ensure continued fiscal well-being and provide employment opportunities for City residents. The objectives of the Community Redevelopment Authority include:

  1. Establishing a positive and identifiable image for the City revitalization areas.
  2. Promoting new retail business activity in revitalization areas.
  3. Establishing minimum, Community Design Standards that will enhance revitalization areas through private investment.
  4. Bring about a general physical improvement of the area through coordinated public improvements.
  5. Achieving a balance between Neighborhood Business and Community Commercial uses.
  6. Providing a safe and pleasant environment for consumers, merchants, and property owners.


The mission of the Community Redevelopment Authority of the City of Laurel is to be the City's principal development/redevelopment authority with a focus on creating additional economic development opportunities for property owners within the City to upgrade, enhance, demolish or revitalize properties offering superior amenities, land uses, and superior land design.

Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

There are no current RFPs being offered.

Current Initiatives

Visit the Economic and Community Development page for more information.

For CRA meeting minutes before October 2016, please email