Thomas Gross joined the Planning Department’s Historic Preservation
Section in March 2017. Tom has a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation and a
Master’s degree in Community Planning from the University of Maryland, College
Park and an undergraduate degree in Government from the College of William and
Mary. Tom serves as staff liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission and
is also responsible for the evaluation of historic properties, the review of Historic Are Work Permits (HAWPs)
and Preservation Tax Credit applications
and the review of development referrals affecting historic resources.