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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 2

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability publishes lists of requests for environmental administrative variances and their status for all County Council Districts. These are the requests for County Council District 2 and are listed below in chronological order.

Anyone interested in submitting written comments may do so by email to deprmvariances@baltimorecountymd.gov or by correspondence to Vincent J. Gardina, Director, Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, County Office Building, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Main Office, Room 319, Towson, Maryland 21204. Please include the EPS Tracking Number in all correspondence.

Requests

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-2026
Project Name: 2946 Woodvalley Drive
Project Address or Location: 2946-2950 Woodvalley Drive
Application Date: July 2, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 6,631 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-2024
Project Name: Myers and Orth Property
Project Address or Location: 9110 Field Road
Application Date: July 20, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 20,180 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-2005
Project Name: Coppermine Athletic Facility
Project Address or Location: 1400 Coppermine Terrace, Baltimore, MD 21209
Application Date: June 30, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Code was received to remove six of eight specimen trees for the purpose of expanding an existing sports complex.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1987
Project Name: Robert E Lee Education Center
Project Address or Location: Lakeside Drive
Application Date: June 5, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to permanently impact approximately 26,100 square feet of forested Forest Buffer for the purpose of building an educational center at the existing County-owned park.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1982
Project Name: Rosewood Complex Parcel 964
Project Address or Location: Jensen Lane
Application Date: May 8, 2015
Decision Date: May 15, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Code to base afforestation requirements on the 0.4-acre limit of disturbance rather than on the entire 16.3-acre County-owned parcel for the purpose of constructing additional parking space and rehabilitating a building for county offices.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1975
Project Name: Isaac Property
Project Address or Location: 12209 Worthington Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117
Application Date: April 16, 2015
Decision Date: June 19, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to permanently impact another 8,400 square feet of Forest Buffer beyond the 17,300 square feet of impact authorized by an April 11, 2013 variance for the purpose of maintaining a view from the applicant’s house to an existing pond and providing a more symmetrical yard in the buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1973
Project Name: Joseph Wilder Property Offsite Storm Drain
Project Address or Location: 20 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Application Date: March 18, 2015
Decision Date: April 15, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to clear approximately 1,800 square feet of forested Forest Conservation Easement in order to construct a storm water management outfall on the adjacent Harvey Property Minor Subdivision in support of a proposed 61-townhouse development.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1972
Project Name: 6510 Falls Road, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 6510 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209
Application Date: April 8, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact a 0.6-acre area of Forest Buffer for a future building addition and to maintain existing use of the buffer including a gravel parking lot, gazebo, walkway and wooden bridge.  The entire 0.65-acre historic property is within the required Forest Buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1958
Project Name: Bridle Ridge
Project Address or Location: 3308 Bridle Ridge Lane
Application Date: February 3, 2015
Decision Date: March 20, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 45,100 square feet of impervious area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1954
Project Name: Condominium Eight Permanent Culvert Repairs
Project Address or Location: 1 thru 45 Woodenbridge Court
Application Date: February 23, 2015
Decision Date: March 26, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 20,100 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1953
Project Name: 8015 Township Drive
Project Address or Location: 8015 Township Drive
Application Date: January 14, 2015
Decision Date: March 19, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 0 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1952
Project Name: Cook Property
Project Address or Location: 44 Stocksdale Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Application Date: March 9, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove one specimen tree for the purpose of developing a three-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1941
Project Name: Three Diamond, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 1014 Greenspring Valley Road, 21093
Application Date: February 17, 2015
Decision Date: March 25, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest  Conservation Code was received to impact 51 of 258 specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a replacement dwelling and associated accessory structures, including roads and storm water management facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1940
Project Name: Three Diamond, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 1014 Greenspring Valley Road, 21093
Application Date: February 17, 2015
Decision Date: March 25, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to continue to use of 33,740 square feet, (0.77 acre), for the purpose of maintaining access to a replacement dwelling and associated accessory structures. Included in this 0.77 acre is formal landscaping and mowed lawn. No widening of the existing driveway is proposed.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1939
Project Name: Scott Snyder Property
Project Address or Location: 2 Spring Forest Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117
Application Date: February 17, 2015
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of Baltimore County’s Forest Conservation Law was received to encroach approximately 20 feet into an existing Forest Conservation Easement with a fence for a residential pool.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1937
Project Name: Druid Ridge Cemetery
Project Address or Location: 7900 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21208
Application Date: February 17, 2015
Decision Date: March 4, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Law was requested to impact approximately 0.2 acre of the Forest Buffer Easement to maintain existing views from the public road.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1935
Project Name: Caves Valley Golf Club - Two Cottages
Project Address or Location: 2910 Blendon Road
Application Date: February 10, 2015
Decision Date: March 20, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 1,500 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1931
Project Name: Maumenee Property
Project Address or Location: 1700 Hillside Road
Application Date: November 5, 2014
Decision Date: February 25, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately zero square feet of land area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1924
Project Name: Prince Georges Close
Project Address or Location: 7433 Prince Georges Road, Baltimore, MD 21208
Application Date: January 14, 2015
Decision Date: February 4, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to grade and fill approximately 800 square feet of Forest Buffer for the purpose of developing a 10-lot residential subdivision. The buffer area to be impacted is currently impervious.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1915
Project Name: Pasternak Property, Pleasant Hill Properties, LLC
Project Address or Location: 240 Timber Grove Road, Reisterstown, 21136
Application Date:  December 12, 2014
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove three specimen trees for redeveloping a 3-lot residential minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-15-1912
Project Name: Lots 6, 7 and 8 at Old Court Gardens
Project Address or Location: 11, 12 and 14 Springbriar Lane, Baltimore, MD 21208
Application Date:  November 24, 2014
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove eight of thirteen specimen trees for the purpose of developing three existing single-family lots and associated roads and utilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1910
Project Name: Joseph Wilder Property
Project Address or Location: Southeast Corner of Gwynnbrook Avenue and Reisterstown Road
Application Date: December 4, 2014
Decision Date: December 30, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove two specimen trees in order to develop 61-townhomes and associated infrastructure in an 8.8-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1902
Project Name: Bridge 0213 Replacement
Project Address or Location: Wards Chapel Road
Application Date: November 20, 2014
Decision Date: December 23, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to reconstruct a bridge. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1900
Project Name: Gwynns Falls Sewershed Structural Sewer Repair
Project Address or Location: Gwynns Falls in Districts Two and Four
Application Date: November 20, 2014
Decision Date: December 5, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 72,600 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1898
Project Name: Rosewood Center Demolition
Project Address or Location: Jensen Lane
Application Date: November 19, 2014
Decision Date: December 5, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 28,860 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1890
Project Name: Timberfield, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 3200 Timberfield Lane, Baltimore 21208
Application Date: October 29, 2014
Decision Date: January 27, 2015
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of Baltimore County’s Forest Conservation Law was received to remove three of fifteen specimen trees for the development of a minor residential subdivision on a 3.1-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1888
Project Name: Millridge and Stream Valley Garth Repair and Stabilization
Project Address or Location: 2211 Millridge Road
Application Date: July 9, 2014
Decision Date: October 30, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 18,125 square feet of land area. The scope of the disturbance is to stabilize the outfall of a storm drain system near Millridge Road. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1886
Project Name: Stevenson Road 10824
Project Address or Location: 10824 Stevenson Road
Application Date: July 3, 2014
Decision Date: October 27, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 47,000 square feet of land area. The scope of the disturbance is to remove the existing house, pool, tennis court and garage and replace with grass. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1869
Project Name: Painters Mill Place
Project Address or Location: 10121-10237 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 21117
Application Date: September 12, 2014
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was received to remove two specimen trees for the development of a hotel, commercial building and associated parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1868
Project Name: Painters Mill Place
Project Address or Location: 10121-10237 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 21117
Application Date: September 12, 2014
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to impact approximately 20,641 square feet of Forest Buffer, including 310 square feet of forested non-tidal wetland and 172 square feet of 100-year floodplain for the purpose of developing a hotel, commercial building and associated parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1862
Project Name: Lystra Meadows
Project Address or Location: 10808 Greenspring Avenue
Application Date: August 11, 2014
Decision Date: August 21, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct or disturb approximately 9,148 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1860
Project Name: Sugarcone Road 8-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: From Greenspring Avenue to Pheasant Cross Drive
Application Date: May 27, 2014
Decision Date: August 20, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 13,575 square feet of impervious area for the replacement of an 8-inch water main. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-14-1854
Project Name: Brookshire Condominium Eight Parcel A
Project Address or Location: Woodbridge Court
Application Date: July 28, 2014
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 12,500 square feet of land area. This is a temporary bridge to be used while the permanent bridge is being repaired.  There will be approximately 4,000 square feet in new but temporary impervious area built.

Revised July 29, 2015

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