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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 4

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 4 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: 04-16-2368
Project Name: Woodlawn High School
Project Address or Location: Woodlawn Drive
Application Date: November 17, 2016
Decision Date: December 5, 2016
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 19,820 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2348
Project Name: Togun Property
Project Address or Location: 2324 North Rolling Road, Randallstown
Application Date: November 10, 2016
Decision Date: November 29, 2016
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 Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove two specimen trees in order to redevelop a residential-office property.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2346
Project Name: Granite Gate Station
Project Address or Location: 9203 Dogwood Road
Application Date: September 30, 2016
Decision Date: November 14, 2016
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 5,475 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: 04-16-2337
Project Name: Beth Tfiloh Day Camp
Project Address or Location: 400 Delight Meadows Road
Application Date: October 24, 2016
Decision Date: December 1, 2016
Status: Denied (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 denied for unpermitted filling of approximately 7,000 square feet of existing Forest Buffer Easement and 100-year floodplain, including 3,300 square feet emergent wetland to remain in order to finish constructing a basketball court.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2333
Project Name: The Togun Property
Project Address or Location: 2324 Rolling Road
Application Date: August 26, 2016
Decision Date: October 25, 2016
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 800 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2327
Project Name: Ravens Training Facility Expansion
Project Address or Location: 1 Winning Drive, Owings Mills
Application Date: September 27, 2016
Decision Date: November 28, 2016
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 Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove 19 specimen trees to construct an additional parking lot and additions onto the training facility buildings.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2313
Project Name: Reisterstown Regional Park
Project Address or Location: 401 Mitchell Drive
Application Date: September 2, 2016
Decision Date: September 15, 2016
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 Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to base forest conservation calculations on the 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 79.7-acre park to construct a locker room addition onto the existing indoor sports arena.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2271
Project Name: Crescent Pointe Apartments
Project Address or Location: Sunmar Court, Randallstown
Application Date: June 30, 2016
Decision Date: July 12, 2016
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 forest conservation requirements on the proposed 0.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 15.2-acre property for the purpose of replacing two failing retaining walls at an existing apartment complex. No forest or specimen trees will be disturbed by the construction.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2270
Project Name: Pleasant Hill Road Sewer
Project Address or Location: Pleasant Hill Road at Dolfield Boulevard
Application Date: June 23, 2016
Decision Date: July 18, 2016
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 6,300 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: 04-16-2264
Project Name: Samuels Property, Formerly Known As The Preserve at Red Run
Project Address or Location: 4626 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: June 27, 2016
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 requested to remove eleven of thirteen specimen trees to construct two apartment buildings.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2248
Project Name: Samuels Property, Formerly Known As The Preserve at Red Run
Project Address or Location: 4626 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: February 16, 2016
Decision Date: July 29, 2016
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 impact approximately 30,680 square feet of existing Forest Buffer Easement to construct two apartment buildings.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2262
Project Name: 10100 Liberty Road
Project Address or Location: 10100 Liberty Road
Application Date: June 21, 2016
Decision Date: June 23, 2016
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 12,336 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: 04-16-2261
Project Name: Shirley Huxley Property
Project Address or Location: 30 New Plant Court in Owings Mills
Application Date: June 14, 2016
Decision Date: July 5, 2016
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 Forest Conservation County Code was requested to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 0.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 2.4-acre property for the purpose of adding 30 parking spaces.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2257
Project Name: Wilson Property
Project Address or Location: 8107 Windsor Mill Road
Application Date: June 14, 2016
Decision Date: June 17, 2016
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 16,608 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: 04-16-2255
Project Name: Crescent Pointe Apartments
Project Address or Location: 100 to 102 and 104 to 106 Sunmar Court
Application Date: June 14, 2016
Decision Date: June 16, 2016
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 8,200 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet there will be no significant increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2250
Project Name: Tollgate Overlook
Project Address or Location: 214 through 216 Tollgate Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: May 13, 2016
Decision Date: June 14, 2016
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 was received to remove sixteen of twenty-two specimen trees for the purpose of developing a 23-lot major subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2249
Project Name: The Preserve at Red Run, Also Known As The Samuels Property
Project Address or Location: Riverstone Drive
Application Date: May 19, 2016
Decision Date: June 10, 2016
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 10,324 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: 04-16-2248
Project Name: Samuels Property Also Known As The Preserve at Owings Mills
Project Address or Location:  4626 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: February 16, 2016
Decision Date: July 29, 2016
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 (Forest Buffer) of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact approximately 30,680 square feet of existing  Forest Buffer Easement to construct two apartment buildings.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2232
Project Name: Beth Tfiloh Basketball Court
Project Address or Location: 400 Delight Meadows Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: May 5, 2016
Decision Date: May 19, 2016
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 22,788 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no significant increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2225
Project Name: Bright Meadows Apartments
Project Address or Location: 91 Lowergate Court, Owings Mills
Application Date: April 26, 2016
Decision Date: May 24, 2016
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 requested to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 7.7-acre property and to remove one specimen silver maple for the purpose of constructing a 2,081 square foot clubhouse for an existing apartment complex. No forest would be disturbed by the construction.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2224
Project Name: Bright Meadows Apartments
Project Address or Location: 91 Lowergate Court, Owings Mills
Application Date: April 26, 2016
Decision Date: May 24, 2016
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 impact 5,750 square feet of lawn area that would be Forest Buffer Easement to maintain existing use of that area as recreational and open space for the apartment residents and to construct a clubhouse which is 2,081 square feet and within the 25-foot setback to the Forest Buffer Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2221
Project Name: Eckhardt Gershengorn Property, Lot Number 1
Project Address or Location: 640 Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: May 2, 2016
Decision Date: May 23, 2016
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 impact approximately 7,110 square feet of an existing Forest Conservation Easement to construct an indoor pool and allow continued use of a driveway and parking pad.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2203
Project Name: Lower Powder Mill Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Gwynn Oak Avenue
Application Date: April 12, 2016
Decision Date: April 15, 2016
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 312,829 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: 04-16-2187
Project Name: 30 New Plant Court Parking Lot Expansion
Project Address or Location: 30 New Plant Court Parking Lot, Owings Mills
Application Date: April 1, 2016
Decision Date: April 8, 2016
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 5,620 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2178
Project Name: Columbia Gas Granite Station
Project Address or Location: 9207 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill
Application Date: March 16, 2016
Decision Date: March 28, 2016
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 forest conservation requirements on the proposed half-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 8.4-acre property for the purpose of construction.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16-2175
Project Name: Columbia Pipeline Group Granite M&R Station
Project Address or Location: 9207 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill
Application Date: March 16, 2016
Decision Date: March 18, 2016
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: 04-16- 2162
Project Name: Milford Mill Academy Turf Field
Project Address or Location: 3800 Washington Avenue, Windsor Mill
Application Date: February 18, 2016
Decision Date: March 1, 2016
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 94,809 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no significant net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-16- 2154
Project Name: Owings Mills Metro Station Lot Two
Project Address or Location: Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills, 21117
Application Date: February 16, 2016
Decision Date: March 2, 2016
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 impact approximately 3,120 square feet of existing Forest Buffer Easement to construct a hotel on a recorded commercial lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-15-2131
Project Name: Transcontinental Gas Pipeline 2016 DOT Replacement
Project Address or Location: Painters Mill Road
Application Date: December 24, 2015
Decision Date: January 8, 2016
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 127,630 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: 04-15-2097
Project Name: Johnnycake Pumping Station
Project Address or Location: Johnnycake Road
Application Date: October 14, 2015
Decision Date: December 23, 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 117,612 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.

 

Revised December 6, 2016        

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