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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 2

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) publishes lists of requests for environmental administrative variances and their status for all County Council Districts. These are the requests for County Council District 2 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.

Request

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3180
Project Name: Cockey Property
Project Address or Location: Corner of Timber Grove Road and Bond Avenue, Owings Mills
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 Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove 11 of 29 specimen trees in order to develop a three-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3175
Project Name: Prestige Development, Inc. Property
Project Address or Location: 1857 and 1861 Circle Road, Towson 
Application Date: February 19, 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove nine of 22 specimen trees in order to develop a two-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3170
Project Name: Townes at Pahl’s Farm
Project Address or Location: 4223 Bedford Road, Pikesville
Application Date: February 11, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law to remove one specimen tree to develop a 23-lot residential subdivision.  A variance to remove three other specimen trees was granted by EPS on May 1, 2019, but final design could not adequately minimize impacts to the critical root zone of another specimen tree in constructing a storm water management facility.  

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3174
Project Name: Lot 10 Murray Hill Road
Project Address or Location: Murray Hill at Bellona Avenue
Application Date: February 07, 2020
Decision Date: February 25, 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 18,731 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3185
Project Name: Slaughterhouse Branch Streambank Stabilization
Project Address or Location: 7909 Greenspring Avenue, Pikesville
Application Date: February 4, 2020
Decision Date: March 4, 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 24,375 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: 02-20-3157
Project Name: Franklin High School
Project Address or Location: 12000 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 29, 2020
Decision Date: February 2, 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 or critically impact four specimen trees in order to construct a new concession stand and make other improvements to the school including ADA accessibility.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3156
Project Name: Jenkins Property
Project Address or Location: 12525 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: January 28, 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 in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Law was requested to continue to use approximately 18,000 square feet of Forest Buffer area as residential yard and accessory structures.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3154
Project Name: Woodworth Property
Project Address or Location: 10809 Stevenson Road, Baltimore
Application Date: January 28, 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 Forest Buffer was requested to continue to use approximately 15,400 square feet of Forest Buffer area as residential yard and accessory structure.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3162
Project Name: Old Line Bank
Project Address or Location: 1726 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville 
Application Date: January 20, 2020
Decision Date: February 4, 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.9-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 11.4-acre commercially developed parcel in order to construct a bank.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3137
Project Name: JSJ Enterprises
Project Address or Location: 45 Gwynns Mill Court, Owings Mills 
Application Date: January 10, 2020
Decision Date: January 15, 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 Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.2-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 1-acre industrially developed parcel in order to construct an addition.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3159
Project Name: Didriksen Property
Project Address or Location: 208 Woodbrook Lane
Application Date: January 8, 2020
Decision Date: February 5, 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 800 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3135
Project Name: Warschawski Property
Project Address or Location: 3121 Old Court Road, Pikesville
Application Date: January 2, 2020
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 435 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3127
Project Name: Woodholme Center Section Two
Project Address or Location: 18 Castleton Avenue, Pikesville
Application Date: December 23, 2019
Decision Date:  January 17, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was received in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove one specimen tree in order to develop a three story office building and parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3128
Project Name: Slade Avenue eight-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Slade Avenue 
Application Date: December 18, 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 4,883 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: 02-19-3126
Project Name: Hollins Organic Products
Project Address or Location: 6247 Falls Road, Baltimore 
Application Date: December 18, 2019
Decision Date: January 14, 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 Forest Buffer Law was requested to allow continued use of approximately 17,762 square feet of Forest Buffer area as a wood product processing facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3101
Project Name: Franklin High School
Project Address or Location: 12000 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown  
Application Date: November 7, 2019
Decision Date: December 4, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law was requested to impact approximately 5,255 square feet of Forest Buffer area in order to construct a new concession stand and improve other school facilities as well as allow the continuation of existing school uses within the Forest Buffer area. Approximately 3,610 square feet of the impact is temporary.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3100
Project Name: Franklin High School
Project Address or Location: 12000 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: November 7, 2019
Revision Date: November 20, 2019
Decision Date: December 4, 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 Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the 2.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 39.1-acre school property as well as to remove one specimen tree in order to construct a new concession stand and improve the running track, ADA accessibility, and other school facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-20-3183
Project Name: Old Line Bank at Pikesville Hilton 
Project Address or Location: 1726 Reisterstown Road  
Application Date: November 5, 2019
Decision Date: March 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 41,995 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: 02-19-3118
Project Name: Denison Property, Chandler and Lena
Project Address or Location: 2526 Caves Road, Owings Mills  
Application Date: October 31, 2019
Decision Date: February 10, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law to impact an unspecified amount of Forest Buffer area in order to rebuild a house and detached garage as well as continue existing residential uses and propose new ones within most of the Forest Buffer on the 3.3-acre residential property.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3089
Project Name: Saint Paul’s School Gravel Parking lot  
Project Address or Location: 401 Mount Wilson Lane  
Application Date: October 10, 2019
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 1.2-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 95-acre campus for a previously constructed gravel parking lot. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3073
Project Name: Green Spring Valley Hunt Club Irrigation System Replacement 
Project Address or Location: 30 Green Spring Valley Road 
Application Date: September 3, 2019
Decision Date: September 13, 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 304,950 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: 02-19-3070
Project Name: Greenspring Valley Hunt Club 
Project Address or Location: 30 Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills  
Application Date: August 29, 2019
Decision Date: September 26, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to waive forest conservation requirements for the installation of a new irrigation system throughout the entire 130-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3082
Project Name: Woodcrest Ventures
Project Address or Location: 21 St Thomas, Lot Eight
Application Date: August 7, 2019
Decision Date: September 24, 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 2,479 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3061
Project Name:
Fairways at Woodholme
Project Address or Location: 401 Mount Wilson Lane
Application Date: August 7, 2019
Revision Date: March 3, 2020
Decision Date:
Status:
Pending
Nature of Variance Request:
The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove 68 of 146 specimen trees onsite in order to develop a 147-townhouse subdivision on 55.8-acres of the country club’s property.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3062
Project Name: Fairways at Woodholme
Project Address or Location: 401 Mount Wilson Lane
Application Date: August 7, 2019
Revision Date: March 3, 2020
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer law which along with its companion alternatives analysis, proposes to impact a total of approximately 35,310 square feet of predominantly forested Forest Buffer area, including approximately 6,500 square feet of forested non-tidal wetland, as well as a reduced setback from one dwelling to the Forest Buffer Easement in order to develop a 147-townhouse subdivision on 55.8-acres of the country club’s property.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3045
Project Name: Nyquist Culvert
Project Address or Location: 876 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville  
Application Date: July 19, 2019
Decision Date: July 24, 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 8,700 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: 02-19-3046
Project Name: Bearman Property
Project Address or Location: 1614 Barthel Road 
Application Date: July 18, 2019
Decision Date: July 24, 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 9,300 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3041
Project Name: Bearman Property
Project Address or Location: 1614 Barthel Road   
Application Date: July 18, 2019
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 construct approximately 9,300 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3098
Project Name: Saint Thomas Shopping Center
Project Address or Location: 9948 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills      
Application Date: July 10, 2019
Decision Date: November 20, 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 Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.9-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 10.6-acre commercially developed parcel to redevelop a portion of the shopping center.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3055
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Conastone to Northwest Substation
Project Address or Location: Northeast Reisterstown to Dover Road   
Application Date: June 25, 2019
Decision Date: August 8, 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 877,156 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: 02-19-3027
Project Name: Curran Property Lot Five
Project Address or Location: 31 Ivy Reach Court     
Application Date: June 13, 2019
Decision Date: June 27, 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 2,039 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3037
Project Name: Reisterstown Shopping Center
Project Address or Location: 11907 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown     
Application Date: July 10, 2019
Decision Date: July 12, 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 Baltimore County Code of the  Forest Conservation Law was granted to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 1.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 17.4-acre shopping center to redevelop a portion of the center.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3051
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Sudbrook Park Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Milford Mill Road and Rockridge Road, Pikesville  
Application Date: June 11, 2019
Decision Date: July 30, 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 27,563 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: 02-19-3050
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Sudbrook Park Phase One
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Milford Mill Road and Sudbrook Lane, Pikesville  
Application Date: June 6, 2019
Decision Date: July 30, 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 27,285 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: 02-19-3016
Project Name: Beth El Congregation
Project Address or Location: 8108 Park Heights Avenue, Stevenson     
Application Date: May 29, 2019
Decision Date: June 10, 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 Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the 0.1 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 14.6-acre religious complex to construct a pavilion.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3034
Project Name: Castanea Lot 10 
Project Address or Location: 1109 Castanea Court, Chestnut Ridge     
Application Date: May 28, 2019
Decision Date: July 2, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove two specimen trees in order to construct a single-family detached dwelling on existing lot 17 within the Castanea Development.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3084
Project Name: Castanea Lot Six
Project Address or Location: 1127 Castanea Court, Chestnut Ridge     
Application Date: May 28, 2019
Decision Date: October 25, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove one specimen tree in order to construct a single-family detached dwelling on existing lot six within the Castanea Development.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3014
Project Name: Reisterstown Shopping Center
Project Address or Location: 11907 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown     
Application Date: May 22, 2019
Decision Date: June 25, 2019
Status: Denied (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 Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the 0.2 acre of pervious surface within the proposed 1.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 17.4-acre shopping center to redevelop a portion of the center.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-3001
Project Name: Familia Posterus, LLC Property at 3120 West Golf Course Road
Project Address or Location: 3120 West Golf Course Road, Owings Mills     
Application Date: May 10, 2019
Decision Date: June, 6 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the  Forest Conservation Law to remove six specimen trees and permanently impact 5,753 square feet of existing Forest Conservation Easement to widen an existing private residential lane for safety reasons.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2996
Project Name: Warschawski Property
Project Address or Location: 3121 Old Court Road, Pikesville  
Application Date: April 30, 2019
Decision Date: May 8, 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 28,384 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2985
Project Name: Townes at Pahl’s Farm
Project Address or Location:4223 Bedford Road, Pikesville  
Application Date: April 25, 2019
Decision Date: May 1, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law to remove three specimen trees to develop a 23-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2993
Project Name: McDonogh Overlook 
Project Address or Location: 16 Saint Thomas Lane, Owings Mills     
Application Date: April 24, 2019
Decision Date: June 19, 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 was requested to remove 17 specimen trees to develop a 9-lot single family dwelling subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2975
Project Name: Woodley Park
Project Address or Location: 18 Woodley Avenue, Reisterstown   
Application Date: April 9, 2019
Decision Date: May 13, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law to remove nine specimen trees in order to develop a 13-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2970
Project Name: Gaines Property 
Project Address or Location: 112 Westminster Pike, Reisterstown    
Application Date: April 2, 2019
Decision Date: May 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 Baltimore County Code  of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base forest conservation requirement on the proposed 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 5.7-acre property to construct a commercial addition.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2966
Project Name: Jindra Property
Project Address or Location: 1214 and 1216 Boyce Avenue   
Application Date: March 26, 2019
Decision Date: April 3, 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 8,127 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2965
Project Name: Keidel Property, Albert
Project Address or Location: 2700 Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills   
Application Date: March 21, 2019
Decision Date: May 14, 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 Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was received to cut down one specimen tree that was struck by lightning and has the potential to fall on a neighboring house.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2952
Project Name: Nyquist Property, George
Project Address or Location: 873 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville   
Application Date: March 13, 2019
Decision Date: August 22, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to impact approximately 18,330 square feet of Forest Buffer area to construct a tennis court. The buffer area to be impacted is currently lawn associated with an existing residence that predates the Forest Buffer Law.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2962
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, SIAP Line MA Pipe Replacement
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of  Rosewood Lane, Owings Mills   
Application Date: March 6, 2019
Decision Date: March 29, 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 30,688 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: 02-19-2938
Project Name: Pikesville Hilton
Project Address or Location: 1726 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville 
Application Date: February 25, 2019
Decision Date: March 19, 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 Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation Law was requested to base forest conservation requirement on the proposed 0.4-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 11.4-acre property to construct an addition to the hotel.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2961
Project Name: Falcon Crest Townhouses
Project Address or Location: 49 Highfalcon Court, Owings Mills   
Application Date: February 15, 2019
Decision Date: April 18, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of  the Forest Buffer Law to impact approximately 5,888 square feet of Forest Buffer area to construct a parking lot. The buffer area to be impacted is currently lawn and hedgerow associated with existing apartment buildings that predate the Forest Buffer Law.   

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2943
Project Name: Hall and Brassell Property
Project Address or Location: 11813 Greenspring Avenue, Timonium 
Application Date: February 11, 2019
Decision Date: March 6, 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 7,450 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2942
Project Name: Gerber Property Elizabeth and Adam
Project Address or Location: 11964 Park Heights Avenue, Owings Mills   
Application Date: February 28, 2019
Decision Date: March 14, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law was requested to reduce the required Forest Buffer Easement by approximately 7,400 square feet to accommodate a replacement dwelling and its septic reserve.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2940
Project Name: Mills Crossing, Falcon Crest
Project Address or Location: 49 through 63 Highfalcon Road
Application Date: February 22, 2019
Decision Date: February 28, 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 5,888 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2928
Project Name: Susel Property, Richard and Carolyn
Project Address or Location: 8410 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore 
Application Date: February 12, 2019
Decision Date: March 4, 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 was received to impact three specimen trees to develop a proposed three lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2927
Project Name: Susel Property, Richard and Carolyn
Project Address or Location: 8410 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore 
Application Date: February 12, 2019
Decision Date: March 4, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation Law was received to permanently impact approximately 4,264 square feet and to continue residential use of approximately 2,560 sf of area that would be Forest Buffer Easement to develop a proposed three lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2922
Project Name: Nyquist Property
Project Address or Location: 873 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: January 28, 2019
Decision Date:  February 11, 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 3,154 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2923
Project Name: Eccleston Property, Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 2500 block Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills  
Application Date: January 23, 2019
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 1,571,645 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: 02-19-2913
Project Name: Eccleston Property, Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 2500 block Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills  
Application Date: January 23, 2019
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 Forest Buffer Law was requested to temporarily impact approximately 35.2 acres of Forest Buffer, including 2.57 acres of wetland and 15.27 acres of 100 year floodplain, as well as approximately 6,000 linear feet of stream in order to restore approximately 9,100 linear feet of stream and 24.6 acres of wetland as a mitigation bank from which to sell mitigation credits.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2912
Project Name: Eccleston Property, Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 2500 block Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills  
Application Date: January 23, 2019
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 one specimen tree and possibly impact others in order to restore approximately 9,100 linear feet of stream and 24.6 acres of wetland as a mitigation bank from which to sell mitigation credits.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-19-2900
Project Name: Old Court Gardens Lot Eight, Ratiner Property
Project Address or Location: 2900 block Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore 
Application Date: January 15, 2019
Decision Date: April 5, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code  of the Forest Buffer Law was requested to permanently impact approximately 10,564 square feet of forested Forest Buffer in order to develop an existing lot with one dwelling and its driveway.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-18-2891
Project Name: Pikesville Hilton, Phase One
Project Address or Location: 1726 Reisterstown Road 
Application Date: December 28, 2018
Decision Date: January 14, 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 18,400 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: 02-18-2888
Project Name: Falls Road Water Main Replacement and Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Falls Road, City Line to Brightfield Road 
Application Date: December 20, 2018
Decision Date: January 4, 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 88,273 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: 02-18-2884
Project Name: Rolling Ridge Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Greenspring Avenue, Garrison Forest Road  
Application Date: December 19, 2018
Decision Date: January 4, 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 209,549 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: 02-18-2870
Project Name: Lake Roland Park Entrance Road
Project Address or Location: 1000 Lakeside Drive, Ruxton
Application Date: December 4, 2018
Decision Date: January 2, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove one specimen tree as part of a capital improvement project to correct a drainage problem affecting the safety of the park entrance. 

EPS Tracking Number: 02-18-2867
Project Name: Moores Branch at the Park School Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 2425 Old Court Road, Pikesville 
Application Date: November 20, 2018
Decision Date: December 5, 2018 
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 506,095 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: 02-18-2865
Project Name: Johns Hopkins at Greenspring Pavilion, Offsite Sewer Replacement
Project Address or Location: 2229 West Joppa Road, Riderwood 
Application Date: November 26, 2018
Decision Date: January 8, 2019
Status: Withdrawn
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 Conservation Code was received to remove one specimen tree for a sewer replacement project designed to enhance water quality of the stream.

EPS Tracking Number: 02-16-2384
Project Name: 7708 Windsor Mill Road
Project Address or Location: 7708 Windsor Mill Road
Application Date: December 14, 2016
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 10,000 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.

 
Revised March 25, 2020         

 

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