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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 3

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) publishes lists of requests for environmental administrative variances and their status for all County Council Districts. These are the requests for County Council District 3 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: 03-15-2040
Project Name: Copenhaver Property
Project Address or Location: 14548 Quaker Bottom Road
Application Date: August 14, 2015
Decision Date: August 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 31,795 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: 03-15-2038
Project Name: UPS Processing Facility at Loveton Center Lot 30
Project Address or Location: 14402 York Road, Sparks, 21152
Application Date: August 14, 2015
Decision Date: August 17, 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 Conservation Code was received to base the afforestation requirement on the approximately 800 square foot limit of disturbance for constructing an addition to the commercial building rather than the entire 21.1-acre lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2036
Project Name: 4420 Butler Road
Project Address or Location: 4420 Butler Road
Application Date: August 11, 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 19,700 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: 03-15-2033
Project Name: Paul and Shannon Greene Property
Project Address or Location: 19030 Middletown Road, Parkton, MD
Application Date: August 7, 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 (Forest Conservation) of the Baltimore County Code was received to reduce an existing Forest Conservation Easement by 0.9 acre and make up that 0.9 acre elsewhere onsite.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2027
Project Name: St. James Academy
Project Address or Location: 3100 Monkton Road
Application Date: July 17, 2015
Decision Date: August 6, 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 188,486 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: 03-15-2021
Project Name: Hershfield Property
Project Address or Location: 15819-A Yeoho Road
Application Date: July 17, 2015
Decision Date: August 10, 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 requested to continue to impact approximately 11,800 square feet of unforested Forest Buffer Easement in order to maintain existing pasture area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2020
Project Name: Johns Hopkins Research Facility
Project Address or Location: 2520 West Ruhl Road, Freeland, MD
Application Date: July 1, 2015
Decision Date: July 21,2015
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 allow afforestation requirements to be based on the limit of disturbance for constructing a 250 square-foot addition to a research building rather than the entire 91.2-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2019
Project Name: BGE Notchcliff
Project Address or Location: 3 Harford Road, Glen Arm, 21057
Application Date: July 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 Code was received to impact the forest buffer for the purpose of temporarily impacting 560 square feet to relocate a water line thrust block for the construction of a de-gassing building for improved water treatment at the facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2011
Project Name: Ellerslie Property
Project Address or Location: 4300 Sweet Air Road, 21013
Application Date: June 25, 2015
Decision Date: August 11, 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 remove five additional specimen trees for the creation of a 35-lot subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-2001
Project Name: Fork Road, LLC
Project Address or Location: 13324 Fork Road
Application Date: May 13, 2015
Decision Date: June 17, 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 4356 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: 03-15-2000
Project Name: Sunshine Grill
Project Address or Location: 12607 Fork Road
Application Date: June 10, 2015
Decision Date: June 11, 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 base afforestation requirements on the proposed 384 square foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 1-acre property in order to add a walk-in refrigeration unit and basement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1992
Project Name: Schweitzer Property Fee in Lieu
Project Address or Location: 16924 Yeoho Road
Application Date: May 14, 2015
Decision Date: May 29, 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 approximately 4,092 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1990
Project Name: Fidelity Corporation Headquarters at Loveton
Project Address or Location: 25 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD, 21152, Lot 19
Application Date: May 18, 2015
Decision Date: May 27, 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 Conservation Code was received to base afforestation on a 3,850 square-foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 5.4-acre lot, for purposes of constructing an addition to the commercial building.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1988
Project Name: Oldfields School
Project Address or Location: 1500 Glencoe Road, Sparks, MD 21152
Application Date: May 21, 2015
Decision Date: May 28, 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 base afforestation requirements on the proposed 4,995 square-foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 101-acre property in order to remove and reconstruct faculty housing in the same location.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1986
Project Name: Graham Warner Property
Project Address or Location: 160 Church Lane, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Application Date: May 18, 2015
Decision Date: May 27, 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 base afforestation requirement on the proposed 4,145 square-foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 3.75-acre property in order to construct a an addition and loading bay to an existing warehouse.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1981
Project Name: 3366 Belmont Avenue
Project Address or Location: 3366 Belmont Avenue
Application Date: February 12, 2015
Decision Date: May 12, 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 disturb approximately 223,463 square feet of area. The scope of the disturbance is for placing fill over the existing lawn area of the project from another property with common ownership. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1977
Project Name: Legenhausen Property
Project Address or Location: 17300 Masemore Road
Application Date: April 17, 2015
Decision Date: May 18, 2015
StatusApproved (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 12,650 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1970
Project Name: Morrill Property
Project Address or Location: 2401 Benson Mill Road
Application Date: December 22, 2014
Decision Date: April 17, 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 approximately 3,920 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1967
Project Name: Vernon Smith Property
Project Address or Location: York Manor Road and Sagewood Road, Jacksonville, MD 21131
Application Date: March 31, 2015
Decision Date: April 30, 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 granted to remove 20 of 63 specimen trees in order to construct a major residential subdivision and associated roads and utilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1965
Project Name: Pine Grove Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 2701 Summit Avenue, Baltimore, 21234
Application Date: March 16, 2015
Decision Date:
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 14,170 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: 03-15-1964
Project Name: Tuma-Tscheulin Residence
Project Address or Location: 4300 Northcliff Road
Application Date: January 26, 2015
Decision Date: April 24, 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 4,032 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: 03-15-1963
Project Name: Pine Grove Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 2701 Summit Avenue, Baltimore, 21234
Application Date: March 23, 2015
Decision Date: April 1, 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 base afforestation requirement on the proposed 1.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 34.8-acre property in order to construct a new parking lot and replace sidewalks.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1954
Project Name: Brookshire Condominium 8 Permanent Culvert Repairs
Project Address or Location: 1 thru 45 Woodenbridge Court
Application Date: February 23, 2015
Decision Date: April 1, 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: 03-15-1950
Project Name: Columbia Gas Line at Lyons Mill Road
Project Address or Location: Lyons Mill Road in Owings Mills
Application Date:  March 9, 2015
Decision Date: March 17, 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. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1949
Project Name: Brown Pond Dam Breach
Project Address or Location: Old Carriage Road
Application Date: February 26, 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 16,600 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: 03-15-1945
Project Name: Kelly Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Streamside Lane Southeast to Pine Ridge
Application Date:  February 23, 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 of seventeen specimen trees in order to restore approximately 3,400 linear feet of perennial stream channel.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1943
Project Name: Bee Tree Run Farm Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Oakland Road
Application Date: February 19, 2015
Decision Date: February 27, 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 324,340 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: 03-15-1938
Project Name: Belmont Road 3366 LLC
Project Address or Location: 3366 Belmont Avenue
Application Date: February 17, 2015
Decision Date: March 26, 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 base afforestation requirements on the proposed 5.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 100-acre property in order to re-grade a yard area to make it more useable.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1933
Project Name: David Warschawski Property
Project Address or Location: 3121 Old Court Road
Application Date: February 12, 2015
Decision Date: March 2, 2015
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 impact 20,609 square feet of Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing a single family dwelling; and to continue use of existing lawn, a pond and two structures in the Forest Buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1930
Project Name: Preserve at Fallow Fields
Project Address or Location: Gothard Road, Lutherville, MD 21093
Application Date: February 5, 2015
Decision Date: June 23, 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 remove thirty of sixty specimen trees to construct a 16-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1922
Project Name: BGE Beaver Dam Road Gas Main Upgrade
Project Address or Location: Adjacent to Oregon Ridge Park
Application Date: January 13, 2015
Decision Date: February 9, 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 33,100 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: 03-15-1921
Project Name: Blum Property
Project Address or Location: 13943 Old Hanover Road
Application Date: December 9, 2014
Decision Date: February 9, 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 710 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1919
Project Name: D’Anna Property Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Margarette Avenue
Application Date: January 7, 2015
Decision Date: January 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 a stream restoration. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-15-1917
Project Name: Bennett-Gray Property
Project Address or Location: 1013 Cowpens Avenue, Towson, 21286
Application Date: January 13, 2015
Decision Date: January 21, 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 remove four additional specimen trees to construct a 4-lot residential subdivision.  A variance was granted on December 23, 2014 to remove sixteen specimen trees.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1904
Project Name: Bennett-Gray Property
Project Address or Location: 1013 Cowpens Avenue, Towson, 21286
Application Date: December 12, 2014
Decision Date: December 23, 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 sixteen specimen trees to construct a 4-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1909
Project Name: Schweitzer Property
Project Address or Location: 16924 Yeoho Road
Application Date: December 4, 2014
Decision Date: January 6, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove two specimen trees on a 3-acre property for developing a minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1905
Project Name: Blum Property
Project Address or Location: 13943 Old Hanover Road
Application Date: December 12, 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 construct or disturb approximately 700 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1894
Project Name: Mount Vista Building Demolition on 11101 Raphael Road
Project Address or Location: 11101 Raphael Road
Application Date: November 6, 2014
Decision Date: November 18, 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 19,000 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: 03-14-1885
Project Name: Ward Property
Project Address or Location: 12033 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, 21087
Application Date: October 22, 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 Buffer Code was received to impact the Forest Buffer for the purpose of placing a shed in the back yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1884
Project Name: Middletown Estates, LLC
Project Address or Location: 21603 Middletown Road
Application Date: September 15, 2014
Decision Date: October 29, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 0.4-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 3.6-acre property for constructing a parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1883
Project Name: White, David and Elizabeth Property Known as Lot 28 Greencroft
Project Address or Location: 9 Spring Green Lane, Lot 28 Greencroft, Hunt Valley, 21030
Application Date: October 17, 2014
Decision Date: October 21, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was requested to remove one storm-damaged specimen tree on a 2.1-acre lot for constructing one residence.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1882
Project Name: 1013 Cowpens Avenue
Project Address or Location: 1013 Cowpens Avenue
Application Date: October 17, 2014
Decision Date: October 22, 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 19,700 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: 03-14-1875
Project Name: WLIF Radio Tower
Project Address or Location: 1301 Hart Road, Towson, 21286
Application Date: September 17, 2014
Decision Date: October 6, 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 43,560 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: 03-14-1870
Project Name: Glen Meadows Wetland Restoration
Project Address or Location: 11630 Glen Arm Road
Application Date: September 10, 2014
Decision Date: September 16,2014
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 zero square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1864
Project Name: CBS WLIF Radio Tower
Project Address or Location: 1301 Hart Road, Towson, 21286
Application Date: August 26, 2014
Decision Date: September 19, 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 allow the removal of six specimen trees for the purpose of replacing a 40-year-old radio tower.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1863
Project Name: CBS WLIF Radio Tower
Project Address or Location: 1301 Hart Road, Towson, 21286
Application Date: August 26, 2014
Decision Date: September 19, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to impact 7,343 square feet of Forest Buffer for the purpose of replacing an anchor and associated guy wire that are part of the replacement of a 40-year-old radio tower .

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1857
Project Name: 15 Beaver Run Lane
Project Address or Location: 15 Beaver Run Lane
Application Date: July 11, 2014
Decision Date: August 13, 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 80,000 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be a decrease in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1841
Project Name: Special Forces Maintenance Facility
Project Address or Location: 9831 Van Buren Lane, Cockeysville, 21030
Application Date: June 30, 2014
Decision Date: October 7, 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 allow the removal of three specimen trees and impact to another for the purpose of constructing a second maintenance facility and associated parking lot at an existing County maintenance yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1837
Project Name: Kelly Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Kelly Branch Stream
Application Date: June 18, 2014
Decision Date: June 26, 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 approved to construct 3,400 feet of stream restoration. Although the disturbed area will be in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area or runoff.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1836
Project Name: White, David and Elizabeth, Lot 28 Greencroft
Project Address or Location: 9 Spring Green Lane, 21030
Application Date: June 16, 2014
Decision Date: June 20, 2014
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation was approved to remove one specimen tree in poor condition on a 2.1-acre lot for constructing one residence.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1832
Project Name: Walters Property, Meadowvale Lot 65
Project Address or Location: 8712 Springvale Drive, 21093
Application Date: May 22, 2014
Decision Date: June 9, 2014
Status: Withdrawn
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that based on new information, a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was withdrawn to encroach up to 18 feet into the 35-foot setback to the Forest Buffer Easement for the purpose of constructing an addition and attached deck to the residence that was built exactly at the setback.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1828
Project Name: Hunt Valley Towne Center Avalon Bay Apartments
Project Address or Location: McCormick Road
Application Date: May 19, 2014
Decision Date: May 23, 2014
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, Forest Conservation, of the Baltimore County Code was approved to base afforestation requirements on the 4.9-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 84.7-acre mall property for redeveloping a portion of the site as apartments.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1827
Project Name: Ayres Property
Project Address or Location: 17560 Wesley Chapel Road
Application Date: May 12, 2014
Decision Date: May 29, 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 approved to construct or disturb approximately 86,000 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no new impervious area created and no increase in the rate or volume of runoff.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1817
Project Name: BGE-Notchcliff
Project Address or Location: Westerly from Harford Road at Notchcliff Road
Application Date: February 18, 2014
Decision Date: May 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 approved to construct approximately 2,178 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1816
Project Name: 16912 Hereford Road Property-Lot 4
Project Address or Location: 16912 Hereford Road-Lot 4
Application Date: May 8, 2014
Decision Date: June 11, 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 approved to construct or disturb approximately 2,600 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1814
Project Name: Baltimore County Animal Services
Project Address or Location: 13800 Manor Road, Baldwin
Application Date: May 2, 2014
Decision Date: June 12, 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 Code was approved to remove three specimen trees and to base afforestation calculations on the 4.59-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 13.6-acre site for the purpose of constructing a new animal services building, two dog runs, a public dog park, parking, and drives.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1807
Project Name: BGE Notchcliff
Project Address or Location: 3 Harford Road, Glen Arm, 21057
Application Date: April 28, 2014
Decision Date: June 12, 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 33-6-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact the forest buffer for the purpose of temporary material and motor vehicle storage as well as soil disturbance for the construction of a de-gassing building for improved water treatment at the facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1801
Project Name: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
Project Address or Location: 8030 Bradshaw Road, Bradshaw, 21087
Application Date: April 23, 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 33-6-116 (Forest Conservation) of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow the afforestation requirement to be based on the 4,800 square foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 35.7-acre property for the purpose of constructing a Pre-Kindergarten addition to the existing school.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1796
Project Name: Enterprise Car Sales
Project Address or Location: 2312 York Road
Application Date: April 7, 2014
Decision Date: May 12, 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 approved to construct or disturb approximately 10,125 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1797
Project Name: First Mine Run Farm Wetland Mitigation Area
Project Address or Location: East of Vernon Road, South of White Hall Road
Application Date: March 13, 2014
Decision Date: May 1, 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 approved to construct or disturb approximately 138,000 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:  03-14-1791
Project Name: Dollar General, Cranbrook Shopping Center
Project Address or Location: 558-568 Cranbrook Road, 21030
Application Date: April 3, 2014
Decision Date: April 7, 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 approved to construct or disturb approximately 5,750 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1771
Project Name: Muir Property
Project Address or Location: 2912 Knoll Acres Road, 21234
Application Date: February 11, 2014
Decision Date: April 25, 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 33-6-106 of the Baltimore County Code was approved to reduce the 35-foot primary structure setback for the purpose of constructing a single family dwelling on a lot within a proposed minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1770
Project Name: Muir Property
Project Address or Location: 2912 Knoll Acres Road, 21234
Application Date: February 11, 2014
Decision Date: May 20, 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 Code was approved to remove five specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a single family dwelling on a lot within a proposed minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1768
Project Name: Lutherville Volunteer Fire Department
Project Address or Location: 1607 Bellona Avenue
Application Date: February 10, 2014
Decision Date: March 12, 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 18,966 square feet of land area.  

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1767
Project Name: Stages Music Academy
Project Address or Location: 207 Cockeysville Road, 21030
Application Date: February 6, 2014
Decision Date: March 7, 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 (Forest Conservation) to allow the removal of one specimen tree to redevelop a 1.5 acre commercial site as a music store or teaching center.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1769
Project Name: Gore Mill Road Bridges B136, B137, B138 and B346
Project Address or Location: Gore Mill Road over Little Falls
Application Date: January 29, 2014
Decision Date: February 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 13, 240 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-14-1759
Project Name: Gilroy LLC Property
Project Address or Location: south end of Gilroy Road, 21031
Application Date: January 24, 2014
Decision Date: March 26, 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 (Forest Conservation) of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove 14 of 25 specimen trees within a forest for the purpose of constructing a contractor’s yard.

Revised August 27, 2015

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