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September 2, 2013 - Council District 5          

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting
  4. Design Review Panel Meeting
  5. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  6. Storm Drains: West Towson
  7. Sewer Rehab in the District
  8. Curb and Gutter for Dalesford
  9. Bird River Pumping Station
  10. Water Construction on York Road in Towson
  11. Administrative Variances
  12. Development Meetings
  13. Zoning Hearings

EPS Variances

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) publishes a list of the environmental administrative variance requests along with their status. The requests are listed by County Council District.

Information: EPS Variances for District 5

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Planning Board Meetings

The Baltimore County Planning Board Meetings schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, September 5, is canceled
  • Thursday, September 19, at 4 p.m. in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, in Towson.

Information: Curtis Murray at 410-887-3480 or by email at cjmurray@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, Tuesday, September 10, at 4 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: www.baltimorecountymd.gov/pbac

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Design Review Panel Meeting

The Design Review Panel Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 11, at 6 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Lynn Lanham - 410-887-3480 or mlanham@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12, at 6 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Vicki Nevy at 410-887-3495 or nevy@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Storm Drains: West Towson

Public Works finished inlets and storm drains on Round Oak Avenue and Debaugh Avenue.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Sewer Rehab in the District

Public Works began relining 10,822 feet of sewer line in Rodgers Forge in June. The project, which is part of Baltimore County’s agreement with the EPA to eliminate sewer overflows, will cost $663,000.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Curb and Gutter for Dalesford

Portions of Dalesford Road, between Daytona Road and Orlando Road, are scheduled for new curbs and gutters this fall.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Bird River Pumping Station

Baltimore County is investing $2.57 million to improve the Bird River Pumping Station. Construction began in October 2012 and should be completed on March 31, 2014.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Water Construction on York Road in Towson

Baltimore County is replacing an old and troublesome water line that runs through York Road, between the Beltway and Washington Avenue. During construction, which began May 20, the old 10-inch line will be abandoned and replaced with new 20- and 24-inch diameter pipes. Crews have mobilized and about 20 percent of the project is finished. The line, costing $3.2 million, is expected to be completed in April 2014.

Information: enginrng@baltimorecountymd.gov

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Administrative Variances

Administrative Variances Pending include requests for Administrative Variances pending before the Department of Permits, Approvals, and Inspections. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391

There are no Administrative Variances pending at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Administrative Variances calendar for any changes to District 5.

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Development Meetings

Development Meetings include Community Input, Concept Plan, County Review, Development Review Committee, and Hearing Officers Hearings. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: 410-887-3335

Development Review Committee Meeting - Towson Square
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 3, 2 to 3 p.m.
Meeting Location: Room 123, County Office Building, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
Property Location: 509 Virginia Avenue
DRC Number: 090313B
PAI Number: 09-0377
Tracking Number: DRC-2013-00163
Request: The request is for a CRG refinement.
Information:
Colleen Kelly at CKelly@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321

Development Review Committee Meeting - Joppa Heights Shopping Center
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 10, 2 to 3 p.m.
Meeting Location: Room 123, County Office Building, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
Property Location: 1925 East Joppa Road
DRC Number: 091013-LLA
Tracking Number: DRC-2013-00166
Request: The request is for a Lot Line Adjustment (LLA), to be forwarded to the Zoning Office for review and approval.
Information:
Colleen Kelly at CKelly@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321

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Zoning Hearings

Zoning Hearings include Special Exceptions, Variances, and other issues before the Office of the Administrative Hearings of Baltimore County. These hearings are up to date as of publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391

Zoning Hearings - 5829 Loreley Beach Road
Date/Time: Friday, September 6, 10 to 11 a.m.
Meeting Location: Room 205, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
Case Number: 2014-0008-A
Property Location: Southside of Loreley Beach Road, 850 feet east of the centerline Opie Road, 11th Election District
Legal Owner:  Richard and Minnie L. Murray
Variance to permit a proposed dwelling situated 50 feet in lieu of the required 75 feet from the centerline of the street, and, with a side yard setback of eight feet and 12 feet in lieu of the required 35 feet from any lot line other than a street line.
Information: Zoning at 410-887-3391

Zoning Hearings - 7309 McClean Boulevard
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 3, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Room 205, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue Towson, Maryland 21204
Case Number: 2013-0319-SPHA
Property Location: Northwest side of McClean Boulevard, 170 feet +/- southeast of the centerline of Perring Parkway, 9th Election District
Legal Owner: AMCB Perring, LLC, c/o Arcadia Realty Trust
Contract Purchaser: McDonald's USA, LLC
Special Hearing to permit a freestanding enterprise sign within an existing shopping center pad site (McDonald's) on a frontage without road access (Sign H on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition).
In the event that the Special Hearing request to approve a free-standing enterprise sign on the McDonald's pad site is denied, an additional Variance is requested from:
To permit a free-standing enterprise sign on the McClean Boulevard frontage of the Perring Parkway Shopping Center in addition to the existing freestanding joint identification sign located on this frontage (Sign H on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition).
Variance: 1. To permit five wall-mounted enterprise signs on the building facades in lieu of the permitted three signs (Signs A and B on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
2. To permit a directional sign of 10.67 feet in height in lieu of the permitted 6 feet. (Sign C on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
3. To permit two directional signs of 11.2 feet in height in lieu of the permitted 6 feet (Sign D on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
4. To permit one canopy-type directional sign in lieu of the permitted wall-mounted or free-standing sign (Sign E on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
5. To permit erection of the sign above the face of the canopy in lieu of on the face of the canopy (Sign E on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
6. To permit two free-standing order boards of 6.75 feet in height in lieu of the permitted 6 feet. (Sign F on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition)
7. To permit two projected directional signs in lieu of the two wall-mounted or free-standing directional signs (Sign G on Plat to Accompany Zoning Petition).
Information: Zoning at 410-887-3391

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