Process for Developers

In Brief: The MPDU Process for Developers and Builders ("Applicants" 20.30.020 Definitions)


This summary briefly describes the regulatory process for developing Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDUs) in the City of Annapolis. Please note that the actual laws implementing the MPDU program in City of Annapolis are found in Chapter 20.30 Moderately Priced Dwelling Units of the City of Annapolis Code, 1996 edition, as amended. This summary is intended to supplement those sources - please refer to these laws to fully reference and understand the requirements of the MPDU program.

Contact Information

For more information on the MPDU program's requirements for applicants and sales agents, the process of Offering MPDUs for sale or rent, please contact please contact Theresa Wellman, MPDU Program, by email.
  1. Minimum Threshold & Percentage Required

    The requirement to provide a certain percentage of Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDUs) applies to any new development in City of Annapolis with 10 or more units.

  2. Required Agreements

    There are 2 main agreements the applicant must execute with the Department of Planning and Zoning (P&Z) relating to MPDUs.

  3. Determining Sales Prices & Rents

    Applicants may hold initial discussions with Planning and Zoning staff to explore sales prices and rents at any time during the development and planning phases.

  4. Sales & Rental Process

    The sales or rental process for an MPDU is a private transaction between the applicant and the MPDU certificate holder.