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May 1, 2020 – Council District 7

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meeting
  3. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  4. Comprehensive Zoning Map Process 2020
  5. New Water Lines on Eastern Avenue
  6. Blenhurst Pumping Station
  7. Administrative Variances
  8. Development Meetings
  9. 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 7

Planning Board Meeting

The board will meet virtually on Thursday, May 21, at 4 p.m. Please check the Planning Board Meetings page for information on participating in the virtual meeting, the meeting agenda and any last minute schedule changes.

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

Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The commission will meet virtually on Thursday, May 14, at 6 p.m. through Webex. Please check the Landmarks Preservation Commission Meetings page for information on how to offer comments, participate in the meeting, the meeting agenda and any last minute schedule changes.

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.

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.

New Water Lines on Eastern Avenue

Baltimore County is replacing old cast-iron water lines on Eastern Avenue, which have failed frequently, between the Back River Bridge and Riverside Drive. Work on the new 24-inch mains began in mid-January and is 30 percent complete. The project is expected to be completed by the summer at a cost of $3 million.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Blenhurst Pumping Station

The Department of Public Works has started a major renovation of the Blenhurst Sewage Pumping Station at 8345 Bletzer Road. The project, which is 61 percent complete, will cost $2,633,500 and was expected to be finished by December 2019.

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 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 7.

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 are 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 7.

Zoning Hearings

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

Information: Call the 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 7.

 
Revised April 30, 2020         

 

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