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Plans get go ahead for funeral home on site of Catonsville restaurant

Plans get go ahead for funeral home on site of Catonsville restaurant

A special exception has been granted by Baltimore County to enable Catonsville businessman Craig Witzke to move forward on plans to convert the historic Candle Light Inn on Frederick Road into a funeral home.

Administrative Law Judge John Beverungen ruled Nov. 25, granting a special exception to allow a funeral establishment in a residential zone, and a variance on setbacks for the current building, a new garage and parking spaces.

In granting the special exception, the judge cited a previous case which allowed a funeral home in a residential zone as an appropriate use.

He said this case meets the requirements for a variance — that the property is unique and that...

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