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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 3

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 3 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: 03-20-3240
Project Name: Timonium Animal Hospital
Project Address or Location: 2411 York Road
Application Date: May 12, 2020
Decision Date: May 15, 2020
Status: Approval (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 3,415 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3237
Project Name: Ivy Hill Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 1318 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: May 8, 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 Code was requested to remove one of seven specimen trees in order to develop a single-residential lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3235
Project Name: Radebaugh Property
Project Address or Location: 21515 Keeney Mill Road, Freeland
Application Date: May 6, 2020
Decision Date: May  11, 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 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code to allow continued use of approximately six acres of Forest Buffer Easement for agricultural activities, including its homestead, in order to construct a single-family detached dwelling outside of this buffer on the 41-acre farm. A minimum 25-foot, fenced Forest Buffer would remain along all streams.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3232
Project Name: Ivy Hill Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 1318 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: May 4, 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 Code was requested to remove twelve 12 of 21 specimen trees in order to develop a single-residential lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3229
Project Name: Barger Property
Project Address or Location: 1316 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson
Application Date: May 4, 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 Code was requested to remove three specimen trees for the grading and construction of a single-family dwelling and associated infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3227
Project Name: The Brown Property
Project Address or Location: 15031 Priceville Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: April 28, 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 construct approximately 5,400 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3201
Project Name: Pearce Road Pond Repair
Project Address or Location: 16522 JM Pearce Road
Application Date: April 7, 2020
Decision Date: April 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 18,255 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: 03-20-3199
Project Name: HZ Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 21257 Mikules Manor Road 
Application Date: March 25, 2020
Decision Date: April 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 2,415 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3220
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Notchcliff Fence Upgrade
Project Address or Location: 3 Harford Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: March 18, 2020
Decision Date: April 28, 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 94,242 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: 03-20-3226
Project Name: Manzari Residence
Project Address or Location: 1730 Western Run Road
Application Date: March 30, 2020
Decision Date: May 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 construct approximately 870 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3179
Project Name: Indian Run Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15603 Falls Road, Sparks
Application Date: February 27, 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 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact approximately 1,430 linear feet of an unnamed tributary to Indian Run and an undetermined amount of its associated wetlands, floodplain and buffer in order to voluntarily restore this stream system, which would also entail creating forested riparian buffer adjacent to the restored stream channels.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3202
Project Name: Indian Run, Stockbridge Property Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15603 Falls Road, Sparks
Application Date: February 27, 2020
Decision Date: April 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 157,307 square feet of land.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3176
Project Name: Pearlstone Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount  Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: February 26, 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 one specimen tree in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary draining to Liberty Reservoir.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3167
Project Name: Yamamoto Property
Project Address or Location: 13546 Jarrettsville Pike, Phoenix 
Application Date: February 6, 2020
Decision Date: March 25, 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree posing a threat to property and safety.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3138
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 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 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact an unspecified area of Forest Buffer Easement, including non-tidal wetlands, in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary. The impacted Forest Buffer Easement would be less than 4.7 acres and all of the disturbed Forest Buffer Easement would be restored and reforested.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3198
Project Name: Pheasant Run Stream and Wetland Restoration
Project Address or Location: Baldwin Mill Road
Application Date: February 6, 2020
Decision Date: April 10, 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 1,608,758 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: 03-20-3187
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Conastone to Northwest Substation Phase Three
Project Address or Location: Baltimore County
Application Date: January 21, 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 2,476,783 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: 03-20-3153
Project Name: Briarcliff Apartments East
Project Address or Location: 599 Cranbrook Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: January 17, 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 38.9-acre apartment complex and to remove three specimen trees in order to renovate an existing parking lot serving the apartments.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3139
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 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 temporarily impact approximately 0.1 acre of existing, forested Forest Conservation Easement in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary draining to Liberty Reservoir. The impacted Forest Conservation Easement area would be reforested as part of the stream restoration.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3138
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 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 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact an unspecified area of Forest Buffer Easement, including non-tidal wetlands, in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary. The impacted Forest Buffer Easement would be less than 4.7 acres and all disturbed Forest Buffer Easement would be restored and reforested.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3148
Project Name: Fourth Mine Farm Phase Two Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 716 Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: January 9, 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 create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 8.46 acres of reforestation planting through crop field conversion. A forest buffer of 6.42 acres is also proposed to be created. An existing planting bank was previously approved adjacent to this location.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3149
Project Name: Fourth Mine Farm Phase Two Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 716 Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: January 9, 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 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to create a forest buffer planting bank on the property consisting of 6.42 acres of existing forest and two palustrine emergent wetlands that will be placed in a protective forest buffer easement. An additional 8.46 acres of reforestation planting through crop field conversion will be created on site. An existing planting bank was previously approved adjacent to this location.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3151
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Conastone to Northwest Substation
Project Address or Location: White Hall Maryland
Application Date: January 8, 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 276,219 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: 03-20-3155
Project Name: Chase Bank Timonium
Project Address or Location: 2446 York Road, Timonium
Application Date: January 8, 2020
Decision Date: January 31, 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 10,237 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3164
Project Name: Elseroad Property
Project Address or Location: Old Hanover Road
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 1,610 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3142
Project Name: Sassafras Solar
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland
Application Date: January 7, 2020
Decision Date: January 21, 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 5,695 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3140
Project Name: Kaiser Permanente HUB
Project Address or Location: 2323 Through 2331 Greenspring Drive
Application Date: January 6, 2020
Decision Date: January 15, 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 5,264 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3133
Project Name: Tamberrino Property Also Known as Bishop Property Lot One
Project Address or Location: 16511 York Road, Monkton
Application Date: December 31, 2019
Decision Date: March 25, 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 remove one specimen tree within a Forest Conservation Easement that is endangering a house and driveway.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3130
Project Name: Shirley’s Choice
Project Address or Location: 2903 Cub Hill Road
Application Date: December 27, 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 construct approximately 829 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3115
Project Name: Fernkas Property Also Known as Calvin Menchey Property Minor Subdivision 
Project Address or Location: 15825 Falls Road, Sparks 
Application Date: November 26, 2019
Decision Date: March 17, 2020
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 reconfigure 0.3 acre of an existing Forest Conservation Easement in order to construct a swimming pool.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3112
Project Name: 11646 Manor Road
Project Address or Location: 11646 Manor Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: November 22, 2019
Decision Date: January 7, 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 eight specimen trees for the grading and construction of a house and septic reserve area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3152
Project Name: Luther Villa
Project Address or Location: Riderwood Drive
Application Date: November 20, 2019
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 8,210 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3110
Project Name: Priority One Acura
Project Address or Location: 10400 York Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: November 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 was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code to impact a total of approximately 21,650 square feet of Forest Buffer including approximately 19,000 square feet of forested 100 year floodplain associated with Parks Run, a tributary to Beaver Dam Run, in order to construct additional parking area for an existing automotive dealership.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3109
Project Name: Dill Property Minor Subdivision 
Project Address or Location: 931 Miller Road, Parkton 
Application Date: November 18, 2019
Decision Date: December 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 remove one specimen tree within a septic reserve area in order to develop the existing lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3104
Project Name: Eagan Property
Project Address or Location: 1124 Piney Hill Road
Application Date: November 8, 2019
Revision Date: December 20, 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 1,070 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3146
Project Name: Carroll Branch Stream Restoration Section One
Project Address or Location: 15317 Carroll Road, Monkton
Application Date: October 30, 2019
Decision Date: January 27, 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 735,202 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: 03-19-3094
Project Name: 15423 York Road
Project Address or Location: 15423 York Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: October 29, 2019
Decision Date: December 10, 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 of the Baltimore County Code to allow the continued use of 1,750 square feet of Forest Buffer to rebuild a barn, steps and a maintenance area. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3095
Project Name: 212 Hampton Park 
Project Address or Location: 212 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: November 15, 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 remove one specimen tree in poor condition to eliminate a potential hazard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3096
Project Name: 215 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville
Project Address or Location: 215 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: November 15,2019
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 remove one specimen tree in poor condition to eliminate a potential hazard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3093
Project Name: Carroll Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15317 Carroll Road, Monkton  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: December 5, 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 temporarily impact approximately 5,000 linear feet of Carroll Branch and its tributaries and 8.5 acres of its associated wetlands, floodplain and buffer in order to voluntarily restore 4,839 linear feet of this stream system, which would also entail creating approximately 8.5 acres of forested wetlands and riparian buffer adjacent to the restored stream channels.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3124
Project Name: Merryman Property
Project Address or Location: 16514 and 16518 Cedar Grove Road
Application Date: October 25, 2019
Decision Date: December 19, 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 2,095 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3088
Project Name:
Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland
Application Date: September 29, 2019
Revision Date: March 11, 2020
Decision Date: March 27, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)

Nature of Variance Request:
The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that an amendment to a December 31, 2019 variance was granted in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law to allow continued use of a total of 7.48 acres of future Forest Buffer Easement for agricultural activities, including its homestead and yard area, with a minimum 50-foot wide buffer in existing cropland, in order to construct solar arrays on the 99.5-acre farm. The variance granted December 31, 2019 allowed for 6.8 acres of continued farming in the Forest Buffer with a minimum 80-foot wide buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3087
Project Name: Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland 
Application Date: September 29, 2019
Decision Date: December 31, 2019
Status: Denied (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 base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 13.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 99.5-acre site in order to construct a solar array.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3071
Project Name: Loveton Circle Seven and 39
Project Address or Location: 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks
Application Date: September 26, 2019
Revision Date: October 3, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law to base Forest Conservation requirements for a new parking lot on its 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 22.6-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3066
Project Name: McGill Run Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15320 Dover Road, Upperco
Application Date: August 27, 2019
Decision Date: February 13, 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 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact approximately 36,660 square feet of temporary wetland buffer, permanently impact 4,399 square feet of wetland buffer, temporarily impact 20,438 square feet of wetlands, and to permanently impact 5,863 linear feet of stream channel in order to voluntarily restore approximately 5,603 linear feet of McGill Run, including increasing stream area from 27,044 square feet to 45,649 square feet. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3086
Project Name: One Straw Farm Wetland Restoration
Project Address or Location: 19718 Kirkwood Shop Road, White Hall  
Application Date: August 17, 2019
Decision Date: October 10, 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 temporarily impact approximately 3.9 acres of wetland and its buffer in order to voluntarily create 1.9 acre of forested wetlands, enhance two acres of existing wetlands and plant 3.35 acres of riparian buffer adjacent to an unnamed tributary to Deer Creek.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3081
Project Name: One Straw Farm Wetland Restoration 
Project Address or Location: 19718 Kirkwood Shop Road, White Hall
Application Date: August 15, 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 disturb approximately 162,084 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: 03-19-3064
Project Name: 1425 Autumn Leaf Road 
Project Address or Location: 1425 Autumn Leaf Road
Application Date: August 8, 2019
Decision Date: August 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 900 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3063
Project Name: Cranbrook Shopping Center 
Project Address or Location: 532 Cranbrook Road
Application Date: August 8, 2019
Decision Date: August 12, 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 765 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3056
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: 03-19-3038
Project Name: Kaiser Permanente HUB 
Project Address or Location: 2323 Greenspring Drive, Lutherville
Application Date: June 25, 2019
Decision Date: July 12, 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 3,605 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3057
Project Name: Olah Property
Project Address or Location: 16621 York Road, Monkton 
Application Date: June 21, 2019
Decision Date: August 19, 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 Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law to allow the continued use of 9,138 square feet of Forest Buffer Easement to construct a replacement dwelling and maintain an existing lawn area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3015
Project Name: Yorkridge Shopping Center 
Project Address or Location: 42 West Ridgely Road, Timonium
Application Date: May 20, 2019
Decision Date: June 7, 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 base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 15.7-acre shopping center in order to construct a small addition to an existing bank.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3025
Project Name: Hunt Valley Business Community, Lot One
Project Address or Location: 211 Schilling Circle
Application Date: May 16, 2019
Decision Date: June 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 11,891 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3000
Project Name: McGill Run Stream Restoration 
Project Address or Location: 15320 Dover Road
Application Date: May 8, 2019
Decision Date: May 16, 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 524,898 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: 03-19-3021
Project Name: Longview Ridge Section One
Project Address or Location: International Circle
Application Date: May 1, 2019
Decision Date: June 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 disturb approximately 10 acres 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: 03-19-2994
Project Name: 1213 Rayville Road 
Project Address or Location: 1213 Rayville Road, Parkton 
Application Date: April 30, 2019
Decision Date: May 15, 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 reduce the required Forest Buffer Easement by approximately 16,070 square feet in order to facilitate a septic reserve area and develop one existing residential lot created prior to this Law. A 120- to 160-foot-wide buffer would result.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2899
Project Name: Fourth Mine Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: York Road, Parkton 
Application Date: January 3, 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 326,843 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: 03-19-2991
Project Name: Hollins Residence
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: December 18, 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 Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to allow continued existing use of an outbuilding built by a neighbor within the Forest Conservation Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2883
Project Name: Greenfield Estates Section Two, Lot Three
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: December 18, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow continued existing use of an outbuilding built by an adjacent neighbor within the Forest Conservation Easement on Lot Three.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2791
Project Name: Schreibeis Property, Also Known as Lot Two of Lewis Property
Project Address or Location: 1260 Monkton Road, Monkton 
Application Date: August 2, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow a 300-square-foot wood shed within the forest conservation easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2957
Project Name: Lewis Property 
Project Address or Location: 1260 Monkton Road, Monkton
Application Date: August 2, 2018
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 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to request continued existing use of and rebuilding of a wood shed within the Forest Conservation Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2958
Project Name: Greenfield Estates  
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: August 2, 2018
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 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to impact 170 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement for the continued existing use of pool house built by an adjacent neighbor.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-17-2630
Project Name: Speer Property
Project Address or Location: 15845 Irish Avenue, Monkton
Application Date: October 23, 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 Law was requested to allow the continued use of 0.9 acres of Forest Buffer for pasture.

 
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