Lo Monte speaks-Columbia-March 17, 2023

Real estate appraiser John Lo Monte (middle) speaks on the negative impact a wedding/event facility on Cards Mill Road would have on nearby property values.

COLUMBIA — Following a public hearing that lasted more than two hours Monday night, Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission Chair Rick Nassiff motioned to continue the public hearing for Big White House, LLC to the commission’s next meeting on March 27.

The public hearing held at the planning and zoning commission meeting was in regards to Big White House, LLC’s special permit application for an event and wedding facility at 79 Cards Mill Road in Columbia.