Baltimore County voters will have a chance next year to approve or reject a zoning law that would allow an outlet mall to be built in White Marsh.
Opponents of the proposed 100-store Paragon Outlet Partners mall — including the owners of the nearby White Marsh Mall — collected 33,398 valid signatures from county voters to force the outlet mall zoning law to next year's ballot.
The petition effort gathered 68,016 signatures, but 34,618 were invalidated, according to the Baltimore County Board of Elections. The petitioners needed to collect 26,414 signatures to put the zoning law on the ballot.
Lisa Bisenius, senior general manager of the White Marsh Mall, said...