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January 15, 2020 – Council District 6

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Liberty Road Study Public Meeting
  4. Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (CZMP) 2020
  5. Brien Run Sewer Rehabilitation
  6. Water on King Avenue
  7. Oliver Beach Sewage Pumping Station
  8. Baurenschmidt Manor Pumping Station
  9. Four Miles of New Water Line for Parkville
  10. Water Project on Back River Neck Road
  11. Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station
  12. Campbell Boulevard
  13. The Future Fullerton Reservoirs
  14. Mohrs Lane Bridge
  15. Administrative Variances
  16. Development Meetings
  17. 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, 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.

Brien Run Sewer Rehabilitation

Public Works is rehabilitating sewer lines in the Brien Run area south of Pulaski Highway. The project, anticipated to cost $7 million, should begin in December or early January. 

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

Water on King Avenue

Baltimore County is investing $2 million on King Avenue between Babikow Road and Philadelphia Road. Crews will install 6,500 feet of new, 12-inch diameter water line, which will replace an old pipe that has broken frequently. The project should begin in January and construction is expected to impact traffic: single-lane traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Oliver Beach Sewage Pumping Station

Renovations to the sewage pumping station project at 11206 Susquehanna Avenue in Middle River began in January 2019. It is now 42 percent complete and is expected to be finished in the spring. The total cost is estimated at $2,585,114.

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

Bauernschmidt Manor Pumping Station

Upgrades to the Bauernschmidt Sewage Pumping Station began in July and will be finished by the summer. The project is expected to cost $2,137,554.

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

Four Miles of New Water Line for Parkville

Baltimore County is installing more than four miles of new water mains in the Harford Park community in Parkville. The new ductile iron pipes will be located in an area bounded by Perring Parkway, Taylor Avenue, Harford Road and the Baltimore City line. The $5.6 million project includes the reinstallation and relocation of 705 water service connections to water customers.

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

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. Work began in October. 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 the fall. The project is 40 percent complete.

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 began in July 2018 and will take about a year to finish. The project is now 81 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 2018 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

The Department of Public Works is completing the three Fullerton reservoirs located within the area bounded by Ridge Road, Bucks School House Road and Perry Hall Boulevard. Construction is 92 percent complete and will cost $80.1 million.

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 2021. 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.

There are no Administrative Variances pending at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Zoning calendar for changes in District 6.

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—4005 Briar Point Road
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2 to 3 p.m.
Property Location: 4005 Briar Point Road
Meeting Location: County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
DRC Number: 012820–LLA
Tracking Number: DRC-2020-00005
Request: The request is for a Lot Line Adjustment between P.20 and P.21; to subdivide the north (unimproved 1.878 ac) and south (improved 1.208 as) areas of P.20.
Information: Contact Lloyd T. Moxley at lmoxley@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321.

Development Review Committee—Strayer Contracting Storage (Old Business)
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2 to 2:30 p.m.
Property Location: 2200 Old Orems Road
Meeting Location: County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
DRC Number: 121719C
Tracking Number: DRC-2019-00171
Request: The request is for the proposed one-story addition to the existing two-story office building.
Information: Contact Lloyd 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 are subject to change.

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

Zoning Hearings—1418 Second Avenue
Date and Time: Thursday, January 16, 10 to 11 a.m.
Case Number: 2019-0540-A
Property Location: Southwest side of Second Road, northwest of Gumwood Road
Legal Owners: 2nd 1418, LLC
Variance to approve a lot size of 4.944 square feet in lieu of the required 6,000 square feet, a lot width of 48 feet in lieu of the required 55 feet, and an eight-foot side yard setback in lieu of the required 10 feet, for an existing dwelling, and an open projection of 15.2 feet in lieu of 18.75 feet.
Hearing Location: Jefferson Building, 105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 205, Towson, Maryland 21204
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

 
Revised January 14, 2020         

 

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