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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 1

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability publishes lists of requests for environmental administrative variances and their status for all County Council Districts. These are the requests for County Council District 1 and are listed below in chronological order.

Anyone interested in submitting written comments may do so by email to deprmvariances@baltimorecountymd.gov or by correspondence to David Lykens, Director, Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, County Office Building, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Main Office, Room 319, Towson, Maryland 21204. Please include the EPS Tracking Number in all correspondence.

Requests

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3313
Project Name: T and D Plumbing Property
Project Address or Location: 2133 Monumental Avenue, Halethorpe
Application Date: September 15, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove two of six specimen trees for a proposed contractor’s office.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3303
Project Name: Catonsville Water Pumping Station Improvements
Project Address or Location: Catonsville Water Pumping Station, Powers Lane West of Rolling Road
Application Date: August 12, 2020
Decision Date: August 26, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 72,620 square feet of land area and construct approximately 4,126 square feet of impervious area. Although the limit of disturbance is in excess of 5,000 square feet, the impervious area being created is less than 5,000 square feet. This will create a small increase in runoff that can be adequately managed by the existing stormwater management pond and storm drain infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3297
Project Name: Whalen Healy Property at Foxhall Farm
Project Address or Location: 6020 Foxhall Manor Drive, Catonsville
Application Date: August 17, 2020
Decision Date: September 4, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove four of eight specimen trees for a proposed five-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3274
Project Name: Chadwick Manor Townhomes
Project Address or Location: 1 Rand Court, 21244
Application Date: July 17, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 1.6-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 24.8-acre property in order to construct a community building, pool, deck, shed and addition to a garage.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3277
Project Name: Patapsco Sewershed, Meter Basin 10 Sewer Rehab
Project Address or Location: Between Baltimore National Pike and Ridge Road
Application Date: July 16, 2020
Decision Date:  July 20, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 64,469 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3270
Project Name: Short Line Trail at Bloomsbury Avenue
Project Address or Location: Trail connecting Pullen Avenue to Holmes Avenue
Application Date: July 1, 2020
Decision Date: July 20, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 6,020 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3256
Project Name: KMJRE, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 2607 Westchester Avenue, Oella
Application Date: June 8, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to reduce the required Forest Buffer by 1,460 square feet around an existing dwelling to allow for the 35 foot setback to the Forest Buffer while developing a three-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3255
Project Name: Catonsville Mellor Limited Partnership Property
Project Address or Location: 712 Bloomingdale Avenue, Catonsville
Application Date: June 8, 2020
Decision Date: July 8, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to permanently impact an unspecified amount of Forest Buffer to construct a parking lot and associated storm water management facility on a 0.53-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3258
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Frederick Road
Project Address or Location: Frederick Road Between Maple Avenue and Mallow Hill Road
Application Date: June 8, 2020
Decision Date: June 12, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 12,629 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3252
Project Name: Sewershed Task D-Structural Rehab
Project Address or Location: Various locations in the Patapsco Sewershed
Application Date: May 28, 2020
Decision Date: June 8, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 860,746 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet there, will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3251
Project Name: 12-inch Water Main Replacement Across the Patapsco River
Project Address or Location:  Patapsco State Park at the I-95 and I-895 interchange
Application Date: May 27, 2020
Decision Date: June 8, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 27,252 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3243
Project Name: Little Sisters of the Poor
Project Address or Location: 601 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville
Application Date: May 22, 2020
Decision Date: June 12, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 13.1-acre property in order to construct a detached garage.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3236
Project Name: Diageo Relay Plant Expansion, Lawn Replacement
Project Address or Location: 5001 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore
Application Date: April 27, 2020
Decision Date: May 11, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 24,750 square feet of land. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3221
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Ingleside Phase One, Gas Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Egges Lane to Ingleside Avenue, Catonsville
Application Date: April 21, 2020
Decision Date: April 29, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 12,132 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3223
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Lansdowne Phase One Gas Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Lansdowne, Maryland near Clyde Avenue and Washington Avenue
Application Date: April 20, 2020
Decision Date: April 30, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 27,747 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3203
Project Name: 12-inch and 8-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Maiden Choice Lane between Garden Ridge Road and Wilkens Avenue
Application Date: April 7, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 37,634 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3191
Project Name: Johnnycake Road Eight-Inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Johnnycake Road, Catonsville
Application Date: March 3, 2020
Decision Date: March 19, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 43,403 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3182
Project Name: Davis Farms
Project Address or Location: 106 through 110 Maple Avenue, Catonsville
Application Date: February 28, 2020
Decision Date: March 20, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove 22 specimen trees in order to develop a 19-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3165
Project Name: Diegeo Guinness Stormwater Management Retrofit
Project Address or Location: 5001 Washington Boulevard 
Application Date: February 3, 2020
Decision Date: March 17, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to base afforestation requirements on the 0.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 52-acre property to construct a storm water management retrofit to provide increased water quality management of storm runoff. 

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3158
Project Name: KMJRE, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 2607 Westchester Avenue, Ellicott City
Application Date: January 29, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to remove four specimen trees to develop a three lot residential minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3189
Project Name: Diageo Property Siphon Replacement
Project Address or Location: 5001 Washington Boulevard
Application Date: January 16, 2020
Decision Date: March 19, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 86,305 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-20-3129
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Relay Phase One
Project Address or Location:Rolling Road Area
Application Date: December 19, 2019
Decision Date: January 3, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 31,192 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-19-3125
Project Name: Whalen Property
Project Address or Location: 6201 Foxhall Farm Road
Application Date: December 6, 2019
Decision Date: December 20, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 5,770 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 01-19-3122
Project Name: Patapsco Force Main
Project Address or Location: Annapolis Road
Application Date: November 26, 2019
Decision Date: December 20, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 499,197.60 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-19-3114
Project Name: Carter Property
Project Address or Location: 7035 Glen Spring Road, Windsor Mill
Application Date: November 22, 2019
Decision Date: January 30, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law was requested to impact the Forest Buffer for a pole barn and add fill in the back yard of an existing residential lot.  

EPS Tracking Number: 01-19-3072
Project Name: Eden Terrace
Project Address or Location: End of Arbutus Avenue, Catonsville 
Application Date: September 10, 2019
Decision Date: September 3, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was granted to remove six additional specimen trees in a residential development under construction. Previous variances were granted in 2015 and 2018 authorizing removal of eight specimen trees.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-18-2872
Project Name: River Road Bridge Replacement
Project Address or Location: River Road, West of Thistle Road
Application Date: December 3, 2018
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 18,501 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-18-2688
Project Name: Royal Farms Store 302
Project Address or Location: 6124 Edmondson Avenue, Catonsville
Application Date: March 30, 2018
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove one specimen tree to redevelop an auto collision center to a convenience store.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2531
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Woodlawn Phase Two at Summit and Gwynn Oak Avenues
Project Address or Location: Windsor Mill Road and Gwynn Oak Avenue
Application Date: June 13, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 31,950 square feet of impervious area for a gas main upgrade. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

 
Revised September 25, 2020         

 

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