- Boards & Commissions
Boards & Commissions
Administrative Appeals Board
The Administrative Appeals Board was established by Charter Amendment on September 20, 2005.
Downtown Development Commission
The Downtown Development Commission is composed of 13 members with 3-year terms.
Historic Preservation Commission
Historic Preservation Commission is an 8-member commission, including 1 City Council member.
The Cumberland Housing Authority Board of Commissioners consists of 5 members whose powers and duties shall be those powers, duties and responsibilities defined by Article 44-A of the Code of Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939 edition.
Human Relations Commission
The Human Relations Commission is responsible for the elimination of discrimination in all areas of community life.
Municipal Planning & Zoning Commission
This commission is responsible for recommending to the Mayor and City Council changes to the Zoning Code, Subdivision Code, and Comprehensive Plan.
Neighborhood Advisory Commission
The Neighborhood Advisory Commission was established by Ordinance No. 3470 on November 18, 2003 and revised by Ordinance No. 3737 approved March 26, 2013.
Parks & Recreation Board
The mission of the Parks and Recreation Board is to foster planning for recreational activities in the city and to continuously review municipal, county, state, and federal cooperation in the field of recreation for the purpose of seeking a greater degree of coordination in the development of recreational activities.
Shade Tree Commission
The Shade Tree Commission is a 9-member commission created to advocate sound urban management practices, to preserve and enhance the beauty of Cumberland, and to study the problems and determine the needs of the city with regard to tree planing and maintenance programs.
Zoning Board of Appeals
The power and duties of the Zoning Board of Appeals are authorized per Chapter 25, Section 7 of the City Zoning Ordinance.