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January 15, 2020 – Council District 5

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Liberty Road Study Public Meeting
  4. Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) 2020
  5. Stoneleigh-Anneslie Storm Water Project
  6. Water Improvements on Forge Road
  7. Improvements for the Campus Hills Pumping Station
  8. Water Line Rehabilitation: The Towson Fourth System
  9. The Future Fullerton Reservoirs
  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 5

Planning Board Meetings

Baltimore County Planning Board meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, January 16, at 4 p.m., in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson
  • Thursday, January 23, at 5:30 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.

Liberty Road Study Public Meeting

The County is conducting a study of Liberty Road and a successful study depends upon an inclusive planning process that receives input from a diverse range of voices in the community. The objective of this public meeting is to present key findings from the online survey and the November open house meetings to the community.

Public meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the Randallstown Community Center, 3505 Resource Drive, Randallstown, Maryland 21133
  • Snow Date: Thursday, January 23

Both meetings will begin with a short presentation about the plan process followed by an opportunity to provide open-ended feedback about issues and opportunities in the communities surrounding the Liberty Road corridor.

Information: Contact Ngone Diop by phone at 410-887-3480 or by email at libertyroad@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.

Stoneleigh-Anneslie Storm Water Project

The Department of Public Works is addressing storm water concerns in the Stoneleigh-Anneslie community and is about to update the 100-year-old drainage system. Baltimore County earmarked a million dollars for the project in 2018 and the County's contractor will begin work in December or early 2020 with the relocation of water lines. Following the relocation, crews will install pipes and manholes on Kingston Road, Wardman Avenue, Marlborough Road, Avondale Road and a part of Regester Avenue. Construction is expected to be finished late next year and working hours, traffic changes and parking impacts will be announced as the job progresses.

Information: Email the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Storm Water Division at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Water Improvements on Forge Road

Baltimore County plans to replace 2.64 miles of water line on Forge Road between Belair Road and Gaylord Street. The $3 million project, replacing the old 12-inch diameter cast-iron pipes, began in November and is scheduled to be completed in the summer. It is 10 percent complete.

Information: Email the Department of Public Works at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Improvements for the Campus Hills Pumping Station

The Department of Public Works is improving the Campus Hills Sewage Pumping Station at 1002 Southwick Court in Campus Hills. Work on the $2.54 million project began in September 2018 and is 99 percent complete. It is scheduled for completion in April.

Information: Email the Department of Public Works at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Water Line Rehabilitation: The Towson Fourth System

The Department of Public Works is replacing water lines in:

  1. Joppa Road between Old Harford Road and Drumwood Road
  2. Oakleigh Road between Joppa Road and White Oak Road
  3. Satyr Hill Road from Lowell Ridge Road to Harford Road

The project began in February 2018. It was scheduled to be completed by the spring of 2019 and will cost $6.7 million. It is 98 percent complete.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

The Future Fullerton Reservoirs

The three-year long construction of the Fullerton Reservoirs, costing $80.1 million, is 92 percent complete. Crews are currently building an ancillary building to facilitate water chlorination.

Information: Call the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Water Design at 410-887-3783 or 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 are 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 5.

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.

There are no Development Meetings scheduled at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Development Management Calendar for changes in District 5.

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 are subject to change.

Information: Call 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 5.

 
Revised January 14, 2020         

 

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