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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 Vincent J. Gardina, 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: 01-17-2547
Project Name: Lansdowne Commons
Project Address or Location: 630 Washington Avenue, Lansdowne
Application Date: August 24, 2017
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 Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact approximately 36,900 square feet of area that would be forest buffer and fill approximately 1,900 square feet of non-tidal wetlands to develop a 44-lot major residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2542
Project Name: Catonsville Presbyterian Church
Project Address or Location: 1400 Frederick Road
Application Date: August 3, 2017
Decision Date: August 22, 2017
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 10,500 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: 01-17-2531
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.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2519
Project Name: KIMCO Wilkens Beltway Plaza
Project Address or Location: Wilkens Avenue and Maiden Choice Lane
Application Date: July 25, 2017
Decision Date: August 17, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to base Forest Conservation requirements on the proposed 2.1-acre limit of disturbance to redevelop a pad site at the shopping center rather than basing Forest Conservation requirements on the entire 11.9-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2513
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric East Catonsville Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Edmondson Avenue, Academy Road Vicinity
Application Date: June 30, 2017
Decision Date: July 17, 2017
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 22,117 square feet of impervious area for a gas main replacement project. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2511
Project Name: Diageo North America, Incorporated
Project Address or Location: 5001 Washington Boulevard
Application Date: July 11, 2017
Decision Date: August 2, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 14.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 52-acre property to construct a brewery.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2508
Project Name: Russell Motor Cars
Project Address or Location: 6700 Baltimore National Pike
Application Date: June 12, 2017
Decision Date: July 31, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to base forest planting requirements on the proposed 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 4.9-acre car dealership property to repair a storm water management facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2503
Project Name: Hughes Property
Project Address or Location: Wayman Street at Lincoln Avenue
Application Date: June 12, 2017
Decision Date: June 26, 2017
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 8,997 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2495
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dogwood Road Gas Main
Project Address or Location: Dogwood Road and Baltimore Beltway 695
Application Date: June 13, 2017
Decision Date: June 20, 2017
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 7,378 square feet of impervious 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: 01-17-2487
Project Name: Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville Turf Field
Project Address or Location: 800 South Rolling Road, Catonsville
Application Date: May 31, 2017
Decision Date: June 13, 2017
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 100,896 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: 01-17-2484
Project Name: 6660 Security Boulevard
Project Address or Location: 6660 Security Boulevard
Application Date: May 17, 2017
Decision Date: June 1, 2017
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 49,658 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2463
Project Name: Days Inn
Project Address or Location: 1660 Whitehead Court
Application Date: April 24, 2017
Decision Date: May 8, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to base afforestation requirements on the proposed 2,100 square feet limit of disturbance rather than the entire 4.4 acre hotel property to construct a telecommunications tower complex.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2455
Project Name: Islamic Society of Baltimore, Nursery School Annex
Project Address or Location: 6607 Johnnycake Road
Application Date: March 31, 2017
Decision Date: April 7, 2017
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 9,517 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2447
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Pumphrey Electric Substation
Project Address or Location: Highway 895 and Annapolis Road
Application Date: March 7, 2017
Decision Date: March 29, 2017
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 136,713 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: 01-17-2437
Project Name: 6326 Security Boulevard
Project Address or Location: 6326 Security Boulevard
Application Date: March 7, 2017
Decision Date: March 17, 2017
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 5,455 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2436
Project Name: 6023 Foxhall Farm Road
Project Address or Location: 6023 Foxhall Farm Road
Application Date: March 1, 2017
Decision Date: March 17, 2017
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 9,100 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: 01-17-2433
Project Name: Woodlawn High School
Project Address or Location: 1801 Woodlawn Drive
Application Date: March 3, 2017
Decision Date: March 8, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire property for the purpose of renovating a high school.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2418
Project Name: Granite View Apartments
Project Address or Location: 7726 Johnnycake Road
Application Date: January 6, 2017
Decision Date: March 16, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove two specimen trees to develop a 57.3-acre site as residential apartments.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2405
Project Name: Gun Road and Park Entrance Road Proposed Twelve-Inch Water Main
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Interstate 95 and the Baltimore and Howard County Boundaries
Application Date: January 6, 2017
Decision Date: January 18, 2017
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 79,493 square feet of impervious 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: 01-17-2403
Project Name: West Low Level Branch, Phase Two for Catonsville
Project Address or Location: Edmondson Avenue and the Baltimore City Boundary
Application Date: January 10, 2017
Decision Date: January 18, 2017
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 7,000 square feet of impervious 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: 01-17-2401
Project Name:  Embry Property, Formerly Known As Hedden Property
Project Address or Location: 504 Patleigh Road in Catonsville
Application Date: January 9, 2017
Decision Date: January 18, 2017
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree to develop a three-acre site as a two-lot subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-17-2389
Project Name:  IHOP Restaurant
Project Address or Location: 5525-A Baltimore National Pike
Application Date: December 22, 2016
Decision Date: January 4, 2017
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 19,893 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2380
Project Name: BGE Westgate Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Malbrook Road and Westowne Road
Application Date: December 14, 2016
Decision Date: December 19, 2016
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 6,417 square feet of impervious 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: 01-16-2374
Project Name: Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station 60” Replacement Force Main
Project Address or Location: Annapolis Road To West Patapsco Avenue
Application Date: November 23, 2016
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 critically impact ten specimen trees to construct a replacement force main sewer under Federal Consent Decree.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2360
Project Name: Rosebank Force Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Rosebank Avenue
Application Date: November 11, 2016
Decision Date: November 30, 2016
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 5,584 square feet of impervious 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: 01-16-2352
Project Name: Cedar Branch at Inwood Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Inwood Avenue
Application Date: November 1, 2016
Decision Date: November 15, 2016
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 79,096 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: 01-16-2347
Project Name: 17 Maple Avenue
Project Address or Location: 17 Maple Avenue
Application Date: November 7, 2016
Decision Date: November 9, 2016
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 1,184 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Storm Water Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2345
Project Name: Powder Mill Interceptor Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: Southern Cross Drive to Gwynn Oak Avenue
Application Date: November 2, 2016
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 six specimen trees to construct a relief sewer under a Federal Consent Decree.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2336
Project Name: Ellicott Mills Homeowner Association Trench Improvement Project
Project Address or Location: Upper Mill Circle, Catonsville
Application Date: October 20, 2016
Decision Date: October 26, 2016
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 7,275 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: 01-16-2326
Project Name: Cooper Branch at Oella Avenue Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Oella Avenue in Catonsville
Application Date: September 22, 2016
Decision Date: October 7, 2016
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 182,671 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: 01-16-2312
Project Name: Patapsco Sewershed Basin Ten
Project Address or Location: Catonsville Park to Frederick Road
Application Date: September 9, 2016
Decision Date: September 26, 2016
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove three specimen trees to rehabilitate an existing sewer under Federal Consent Decree.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2300
Project Name: Lansdowne Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 2301 Alma Avenue in Lansdowne
Application Date: August 15, 2016
Decision Date: September 26, 2016
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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove nine specimen trees to construct a replacement elementary school complex on a 17.5-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 01-16-2253
Project Name: Al-Ramah Mosque and School
Project Address or Location: 6631 Johnnycake Road
Application Date: June 8, 2016
Decision Date: January 12, 2017
Revision Dates: October 13, 2016 and December 18, 2016
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 Forest Buffer Code was requested to allow the continued use of 3.11 acres of forest buffer area for a Mosque, school structures and open common area.

 
Revised September 15, 2017         

 

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