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July 1, 2019 – Council District 6

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  4. Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting
  5. Comprehensive Zoning Map Process 2020
  6. Water Project on Back River Neck Road
  7. Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station
  8. Water Improvements in Victory Villa
  9. Campbell Boulevard
  10. The Future Fullerton Reservoirs
  11. Mohrs Lane Bridge
  12. Administrative Variances
  13. Development Meetings
  14. 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 6

Planning Board Meetings

Baltimore County Planning Board meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • Thursday, July 18, at 4 p.m., in Room 104, Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson

Information: Contact Ngone Seye Diop by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at nseyediop@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m., in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Contact Teri Rising at 410-887-3495 or histpres@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 9, at 4 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue in Towson.

Information: Call the Department of Planning at 410-887-3211.

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 may cover many adjoining properties and might even cover many hundreds of acres. The zoning on all properties which were not issues is reenacted without change.

CZMP 2020 starts with the public filing period that begins on September 3. Filing fees are posted online. Additional information about the process, including filing dates and hearing schedules, will be posted when available.

For more information, please visit the CZMP page.

Water Project on Back River Neck Road

Baltimore County is replacing 9,832 feet of cast-iron water pipe on Back River Neck Road from Hyde Park Road to Mizells Road starting in July. The old pipe, prone to frequent breaks and dating from the 1930s, will be replaced with ductile iron pipe. The project, costing about $4.15 million, is expected to be completed by spring 2020.

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

Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station

Baltimore County has begun renovating the Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station at 12901 Princeton Road in Chase. Work on the $3.3 million project officially began in July 2018—it's now 37 percent complete—and will take about a year to finish.

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

Water Improvements in Victory Villa

Baltimore County is investing $2.5 million dollars in the Victory Villa area to replace aging cast-iron water pipes in order to improve water quality, reliability and fire protection. The work, which began in January and should take a year to finish, will replace 9,700 feet of six-inch and eight-inch diameter cast-iron line. The project is 90 percent complete.

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

Campbell Boulevard

Baltimore County is extending Campbell Boulevard from Bird River Road to Windlass Run. Construction of the $5 million project began in October and is expected to take about a year and a half to complete.

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

The Future Fullerton Reservoirs

In February 2017, the Department of Public Works broke ground on the Fullerton Reservoirs—three have been planned for the site. Construction is expected to take about three years and cost $80.1 million. Engineers estimate the project is about 87 percent complete. The construction site is bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard.

Information: Call the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Water Design, at 410-887-3783 or email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Mohrs Lane Bridge

The Mohrs Lane Bridge (Bridge B-0143) over the CSX Railroad, north of Pulaski Highway, was closed in 2007 because of structural deterioration. Demolition was completed by CSX in 2011 at no cost to Baltimore County, which assumed ownership and plans to rebuild the span. A new bridge is currently being designed with construction scheduled to begin by late 2020. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor.

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

Administrative Variances

Administrative Variances pending include requests for Administrative Variances pending before the Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections. These hearings 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 call Zoning Review at 410-887-3391.

Administrative Variance—604 Creeksedge Court
Date and Time: Monday, July 8, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Case Number: 2019-0358-A
Property Location: West side of Glenwood Road at the intersection of Glenwood Road and Creeksedge Court
Legal Owners: Albert Longmire III and Jill Buckley
Administrative Variance for a street setback of 26 feet in lieu of the required 30 feet to a street that is a rear yard.
To permit an accessory structure on a corner lot in the rear yard not in the one-third of the lot furthest from both streets.
Closing Date: Monday, July 8, 4:30 p.m., 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 111, Towson, Maryland 21204
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

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—7544 to 7552 Belair Road
Date and Time: Tuesday, July 2, 2 to 3 p.m.
Property Location: 7544 Belair Road
Meeting Location: County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
DRC Number: 070219C
Tracking Number: DRC-2019-00083
Request: The request is to construct a 5,920-square-foot addition to the existing medical office building.
Information: Contact Jan M. Cook at jmcook@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 are subject to change.

Information: Call the Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or call 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 6.

 
Revised June 28, 2019         

 

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