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February 1, 2020 – Council District 2

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Design Review Panel Meeting
  4. Capital Improvement Program Meetings
  5. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  6. Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) 2020
  7. Deck Replacement on Circle Road Bridge
  8. Water in the Dumbarton Neighborhood, Pikesville
  9. Water Line Replacement on Lake Avenue
  10. Administrative Variances
  11. Development Meetings
  12. 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 2

Planning Board Meetings

Baltimore County Planning Board meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, February 6, at 4 p.m., in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson
  • Thursday, February 20, at 4 p.m., in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson

Information: Contact Myles Muehlberger by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at mmuehlberger@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Design Review Panel Meeting

The Design Review Panel meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 12, at 6 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Contact Jenifer Nugent at 410-887-3480 or jnugent@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Capital Improvement Program Meetings

Capital Improvement Program meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, February 13, at 5:30 p.m., in Room 205, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson
  • Tuesday, February 18, at 5:30 p.m., in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson

The Baltimore County Planning Board will meet on February 13 to hear presentations from the Community Colleges and the Department of Education in regard to the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Planning Board will meet on February 18 to review staff recommendations in regard to the CIP.

Please check the Planning Board Meetings page for the meeting agenda, any last minute schedule changes or snow dates.

Information: Contact Myles Muehlberger by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at mmuehlberger@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, February 13, at 6 p.m., in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Contact Taylor Bensley at 410-887-3495 or histpres@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Comprehensive Zoning Map Process 2020

The Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) takes place every four years on an exact schedule specified in the County Code. Any citizen may request a zoning change on any property in Baltimore County, although the usual participants in the process are individual landowners, contract purchasers, community organizations, County staff, the Planning Board and the County Council.

The CZMP covers a period of approximately 12 months and results in zoning decisions that are reflected in a final log of issues. Ultimately, the County Council decides on each issue whether to retain the existing zoning or to enact a different zone(s) or district(s). Generally, each issue is a single property, but an issue might cover many adjoining properties and might even cover many hundreds of acres. The zoning on all properties that were not issues is reenacted without change.

View a list of public hearing dates and locations. For more information, please visit the CZMP page.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Planning, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 101, Towson, Maryland 21204. Call 410-887-3480 or email czmp2020@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Deck Replacement on Circle Road Bridge

Baltimore County’s contractors will begin work on the Circle Road Bridge over Roland Run this spring. Construction was scheduled to start before the new year, but was delayed to correct a problem with the decking material. Construction is expected to take about four weeks and traffic will not be interrupted during the work, according to engineers. Circle Road was in the news six years ago when the County replaced structural beams and when traffic was intermittently restricted during construction hours. 

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Water in the Dumbarton Neighborhood, Pikesville

Baltimore County is relining and cleaning more than 16,000 feet of water line in 27 streets in Dumbarton. The project, managed in two phases, is about 50 percent complete and will cost $4.2 million. Work is currently on winter shut down.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Water Line Replacement on Lake Avenue

Baltimore County is replacing a section of old cast-iron water pipe on Lake Avenue between Falls Road and Lakehurst Drive. Work began in January 2019. The old line, which dates from the 1920s, has failed frequently in recent years and will be replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, estimated to cost $1.5 million, is 98 percent complete. It should be finished by summer.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

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 the publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Call the 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 Zoning calendar for changes in District 2.

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 the publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Call 410-887-3321.

Development Review Committee—Beth Tfiloh
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 11, 2 to 3 p.m.
Property Location: 3300 Old Court Road
Meeting Location: County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
DRC Number: 021120A
Tracking Number: DRC-2020-00009
Request: The request is for a Limited Exemption under Section 32-4-106 (a)(1)(vi) to construct a two-story, 18,000-square-foot addition to the existing school to be used for a preschool. There will be no increase in the total number of students and staff.
Information: Contact Lloyd T. Moxley at lmoxley@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321.

Zoning Hearings

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

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

There are no Zoning Hearings scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Zoning Calendar for changes in District 2.

 
Revised February 3, 2020         

 

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