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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: 03-19-3094
Project Name: Yorkridge Shopping Center 
Project Address or Location: 15423 York Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: October 29, 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 33-3-103 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: Lot Four Preserve at Fallow Fields
Project Address or Location: 212 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 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 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: Dawson Property Also known as Lot 12 Preserve at Fallow Fields
Project Address or Location: 215 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 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 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: 
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 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: 03-19-3087
Project Name: Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland 
Application Date: September 29, 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 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: 03-19-3088
Project Name: Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland 
Application Date: September 27, 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 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Law to allow continued use of a dwelling and its 1.5-acres of yard area in future Forest Buffer Easement as well as to continue agricultural activities in 6.5 acres of this Forest Buffer in order to construct solar arrays on the 99.5-acre farm.

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:
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 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: 
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 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: 03-19-2991
Project Name: Hollins Residence 
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road
Application Date: March 26, 2019
Decision Date: October 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 allow continued existing use of an outbuilding built by a neighbor within the Forest Conservation Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3019
Project Name: Pearlstone Center, Formerly Camp Milldale
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road
Application Date: April 15, 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 in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree to construct an addition to the conference center.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2974
Project Name: Long Green Creek Stream Restoration, Dott Farm
Project Address or Location: 12720 Kanes Road
Application Date: April 9, 2019
Decision Date: April 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 846,456 square feet of land area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2973
Project Name: Hereford Public Library
Project Address or Location: 16940 York Road, Hereford
Application Date: April 9, 2019
Decision Date:  April 17, 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 2.0-acre property to construct additional parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3023
Project Name: Yorktowne Plaza
Project Address or Location: 122 Cranbrook Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: March 25, 2019
Decision Date: June 13, 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 granted in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code to base the afforestation requirement on the pervious surface area of the commercially developed property and remove one nonnative specimen tree in order to redevelop a portion of the shopping center.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2967
Project Name: Manor Shopping Center 
Project Address or Location:3499 Sweet Air Road, Phoenix
Application Date: March 26, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law base afforestation requirements on the 14,156 square-foot limits of disturbance instead of the entire developed 13.6-acre site in order to construct a new water treatment facility and replace two existing water tanks for an existing shopping center.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2969
Project Name: Manor Shopping Center
Project Address or Location: Jarrettsville Pike
Application Date: March 22, 2019
Decision Date: April 5, 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 14,156 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: 03-19-2971
Project Name: Rouse Property
Project Address or Location: Anderson Road, White Hall
Application Date: March 19, 2019
Decision Date: April 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 3,984 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

PS Tracking Number: 03-19-2968
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, Manor Road Demolition
Project Address or Location: 14818 Manor Road, Monkton
Application Date: March 14, 2019
Decision Date: April 5, 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 16,628 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: 03-19-2947
Project Name: Keener Property, Paul and Anne
Project Address or Location: 3647 Mount Zion Road, Upperco
Application Date: March 7, 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 requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was received to remove five specimen trees in order to develop a single residential lot with one dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2945
Project Name: Timonium Terrace
Project Address or Location: North East Corner of Roosevelt Street and Broad Avenue, Timonium
Application Date: March 7, 2019
Decision Date: May 31, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was received to remove one specimen tree in order to develop an assisted living facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2960
Project Name: Royal Farms Store Number Twelve
Project Address or Location: 5 East Timonium Road, Timonium
Application Date: March 5, 2019
Decision Date: March 26, 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 5,102 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2937
Project Name: Cockeysville Sewage Pumping Station Improvements
Project Address or Location: 10944 York Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: February 21, 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 disturb approximately 24,125 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2935
Project Name: Kaiser Permanente
Project Address or Location: Greenspring Drive, Timonium
Application Date: February 19, 2019
Decision Date: May 28, 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 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code to impact approximately 7,680 square feet of Forest Buffer for a proposed parking garage and pedestrian access

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2948
Project Name: Shelley’s Fields Lots Four, Five and Six
Project Address or Location: 2609, 2611, and 2613 Cotter Road, Freeland
Application Date: February 15, 2019
Decision Date: March 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 construct approximately 14,871 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2936
Project Name: Haller Property, Julia
Project Address or Location: 1314, 1315 and 1316 Glencoe Road, Glencoe
Application Date: February 14, 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 Forest Buffer Law was requested to continue mowing in order to maintain yard areas within portions of the Forest Buffer on this residential property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2929
Project Name: Maslack, Judd Property
Project Address or Location: 17 Washington Street, Timonium 
Application Date: February 13, 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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact approximately 2,975 square feet of Forest Buffer to build one house on a vacant lot created well prior to the Forest Buffer Law.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2946
Project Name: Cold Bottom LLC Property, Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 1330 Western Run Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: February 11, 2019
Decision Date: March 29, 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 25 acres of Forest Buffer area in order to voluntarily restore approximately 3,960 linear feet of a tributary to Western Run, including approximately three acres of wetland creation and enhancement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2921
Project Name: 300 Clubhouse Road Property
Project Address or Location: 300 Clubhouse Road, Hunt Valley
Application Date: February 1, 2019
Decision Date: February 26, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 0.7-acre pervious portion of the developed 16.1-acre lot in order to create additional parking for the existing warehouse.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2919
Project Name: Cockeysville and Texas Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Cockeysville and Texas 
Application Date: January 23, 2019
Decision Date: February 1, 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 108,029 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: 03-19-2909
Project Name: Schlegel Property 
Project Address or Location: 12415 Regwood Road, Hydes
Application Date: January 22, 2019
Decision Date: March 5, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact three specimen trees for developing a proposed residential lot within a minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2934
Project Name: Wawa
Project Address or Location: 11100 York Road
Application Date: January 19, 2019
Decision Date: February 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 3,920 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2908
Project Name: Kaiser Permanente
Project Address or Location: Greenspring Drive, Timonium 
Application Date: January 19, 2019
Decision Date: January 25, 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 Forest Buffer Law of the  Baltimore County Code was requested to impact approximately 6,800 square feet of Forest Buffer for a proposed parking garage and pedestrian access.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2903
Project Name: Fourth Mine Branch Restoration
Project Address or Location: 19101 York Road, Parkton 
Application Date: January 15, 2019
Decision Date: March 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law was received to forego forest buffer requirements, including recordation of a Forest Buffer Easement, given that the temporary buffer and water quality impacts are for a stream restoration project designed to enhance water quality and aquatic habitat of the stream.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2901
Project Name: Corcoran Property, Anthony and Margaret
Project Address or Location: 21051 Slab Bridge Road, Freeland 
Application Date: January 15, 2019
Decision Date: February 21, 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 continue use of approximately 24,000 square feet of a 5.63-acre Forest Buffer Easement as livestock pasture and associated farm uses in order to develop a three-lot residential subdivision.

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: 03-19-2906
Project Name: Fourth Mine Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: York Road, Parkton 
Application Date: January 3, 2019
Decision Date: February 1, 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 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: 03-18-2887
Project Name: Bridge B0642 Cuba Road Over Tributary to Western Run
Project Address or Location: Cuba Road, Cockeysville 
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 9,488 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: 03-18-2882
Project Name: Tarbert Property
Project Address or Location: 17314 York Road, Parkton
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 18,939 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: 03-19-2905
Project Name: Dott Property-Long Green Creek Restoration
Project Address or Location: 12720 Kanes Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: December 18, 2018
Decision Date: January 16, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was granted to temporarily impact a total of approximately 0.2 acres of within two existing Forest Conservation Easements in order to restore a stream system as mitigation for Maryland State Highway Administration projects. All impacted Forest Conservation Easement will be reforested, and the restoration project will result in a net increase in forest onsite.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2885
Project Name: Rolling Ridge Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Greenspring Avenue and 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: 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: 03-18-2877
Project Name: Long Green Creek Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5300 Hydes Road, Hydes
Application Date: December 15, 2018
Decision Date: December 18, 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 465,538 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: 03-18-2873
Project Name: Dott Property, Long Green Creek Restoration
Project Address or Location:12720 Kanes Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: December 11, 2018
Decision Date: January 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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to temporarily impact approximately 15.7 acres of stream system and associated buffer in order to restore the stream system as total maximum daily load mitigation for Maryland State Highway Administration projects.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2866
Project Name: Glencoe Road Property
Project Address or Location: 1525 Glencoe Road
Application Date: November 20, 2018
Decision Date: November 27, 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 construct approximately 808 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2856
Project Name: Betsill Property
Project Address or Location: 20915 Gunpowder Road
Application Date: November 19, 2018
Decision Date: December 4, 2018
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 Conservation Code was received to impact one specimen tree for developing one of a two-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2853
Project Name: Gorsuch Mill RoadSpicer Property 
Project Address or Location: 16817 Gorsuch Mill Road, Upperco
Application Date: November 7, 2018
Decision Date: November 26, 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 construct approximately 3,800 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2848
Project Name: Mills Property, Jason
Project Address or Location: 4020 Compass Run Lane
Application Date: November 7, 2018
Decision Date: December 28, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was granted to impact two specimen trees for developing a three-lot minor subdivision on a 20.68-acre residential property proposed for a two-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2852
Project Name: Beetree Valley, Lot Two
Project Address or Location: 20604 York Road, Parkton
Application Date: November 5, 2018
Decision Date: November 26, 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 construct approximately 2,100 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2854
Project Name: Schneider Property Lot One
Project Address or Location: Duncan Hill Road, Sparks 
Application Date: November 5, 2018
Decision Date: November 26, 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 construct approximately 1,600 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2834
Project Name: Chandler Property William and Karen
Project Address or Location: 2890 Anderson Road, White Hall
Application Date: October 25, 2018
Revision Date: January 15, 2019
Decision Date: February 26, 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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact 3,650 linear feet of the forest buffer for the continued use of an existing trail network, including two bridges and one tractor stream crossing, a picnic area and a skeet shooting area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2842
Project Name: Hunt Valley Business Community Lot 40A
Project Address or Location: 300 Clubhouse Road
Application Date: October 19, 2018
Decision Date: October 31, 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 construct approximately 11,748 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2841
Project Name: Timoll Property
Project Address or Location: 509 East Seminary Avenue, Towson
Application Date: October 18, 2018
Decision Date: October 31, 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 13,500 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: 03-18-2878
Project Name: Kopp Property Parcel Three
Project Address or Location: 12245 Dover Road
Application Date: October 16, 2018
Decision Date: December 20, 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 construct approximately 15,665 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2839
Project Name: Warehime Property
Project Address or Location: 4511 Mount Carmel Road, Hampstead
Application Date: October 12, 2018
Decision Date: October 31, 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 construct approximately 1,950 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2835
Project Name: Miller Property, Henry and Anne
Project Address or Location: 13205 Manor Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: October 12, 2018
Decision Date: October 30, 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 construct approximately 4,700 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2843
Project Name: Atapco Properties
Project Address or Location: 9690 Deereco Road, Timonium 
Application Date: October 11, 2018
Decision Date: December 12, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability  hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove one specimen tree in order to construct a new parking deck to serve an existing 11.8-acre commercial site.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2825
Project Name: Timonium Light Rail Park and Ride Sewer and Storm Drain Relocation
Project Address or Location: 2323 through 2379 Greenspring Drive
Application Date: October 11, 2018
Decision Date: October 17, 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 27,000 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.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2819
Project Name: Timonium Park and Ride
Project Address or Location: 2323 Greenspring Drive, Timonium
Application Date: September 20, 2018
Decision Date: October 11, 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 construct approximately 11,372 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2813
Project Name: Broadmead Community
Project Address or Location: 13801 York Road, Cockeysville
Application Date:September 19, 2018
Revision Date: October 10, 2018
Decision Date: December 20, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove four specimen trees in order to construct a new and safer entrance to an existing retirement community.  A previous variance to remove 12 of 77 specimen trees was granted by Environmental Protection and Sustainability on March 2, 2017, but the limit of disturbance to construct the entrance was subsequently revised thus necessitating a new variance request for removal of an additional four specimen trees.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2821
Project Name: Long Green Creek Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes
Application Date: September 14, 2018
Decision Date: October 11, 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 239,045 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: 03-18-2814
Project Name: Cold Bottom Unnamed Tributary to Western Run Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Gerber Lane, Cockeysville
Application Date: September 11, 2018
Decision Date: September 26, 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 1,277,003 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: 03-18-2812
Project Name: Longview Ridge, Temporary Stockpile
Project Address or Location: International Circle, Hunt Valley  
Application Date: August 31, 2018
Decision Date: September 26, 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 stockpile approximately 193,000 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.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2807
Project Name: Third Mine Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: September 5, 2018
Decision Date: September 17, 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 462,548 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: 03-18-2803
Project Name: Lang Property
Project Address or Location: 15701 Home Road, Sparks
Application Date: August 31, 2018
Decision Date: October 25, 2018
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 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to allow the continued use of a shared driveway in the forest buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2802
Project Name: Timonium Light Rail Station
Project Address or Location: 2323 Greenspring Drive, Timonium
Application Date: August 31, 2018
Decision Date: October 10, 2018
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 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact 39,160 square feet of the forest buffer for the continued use of an existing parking lot and sidewalks and for the reconfiguration of the bus stop and associated sidewalks.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2800
Project Name: Timonium Light Rail Station Park and Ride, Kaiser Permanente
Project Address or Location: 2379 Greenspring Drive, Timonium  
Application Date: August 28, 2018
Decision Date: September 14, 2018
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 of the Baltimore County Code was granted to defer forest buffer requirements until after the lot reconfiguration is approved and development is proposed.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2799
Project Name: Timonium Light Rail Station Park and Ride, Kaiser Permanente
Project Address or Location: 2379 Greenspring Drive, Timonium 
Application Date: August 28, 2018
Decision Date: September 14, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was granted to defer forest conservation requirements until after the lot reconfiguration is approved and development is proposed.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2797
Project Name: 111 Hanover Pike 
Project Address or Location: 111 Hanover Pike, Hampstead
Application Date: August 27, 2018
Decision Date: September 17, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the approximately 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 3.1-acre property for the purpose of constructing a new commercial building to replace multiple storage trailers.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2801
Project Name: Goucher College Tennis Courts
Project Address or Location: 1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Application Date: August 24, 2018
Decision Date: August 31, 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 construct approximately 2,244 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

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: 03-18-2788
Project Name: Luke Steckel Enterprises Property
Project Address or Location: 3301 Mount Carmel Road, Upperco  
Application Date: August 14, 2018
Decision Date: August 16, 2018
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 remove one specimen tree in order to develop a two-lot minor subdivision.

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: 03-18-2780
Project Name: Hunsberger Property
Project Address or Location: 2509 Cub Hill Road, Carney
Application Date: July 28, 2018
Decision Date: August 10, 2018
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 23 specimen trees for the construction of a 19-lot subdivision with associated public road and stormwater management. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2776
Project Name: Providence Methodist Church
Project Address or Location: 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319 and 1320 Providence Road, Towson
Application Date: July 27, 2018
Decision Date: August 6, 2018
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 was received to remove or critically impact five specimen trees in order to develop a minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2773
Project Name: Broadmead Community
Project Address or Location: 13801 York Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: July 25, 2018
Decision Date: August 30, 2018
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 remove nine specimen trees in order to expand an existing retirement community.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2760
Project Name: Broadmead Community, Hejny Driveway
Project Address or Location: 13801 York Road
Application Date: July 16, 2018
Decision Date:  September 7, 2018
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 Code was requested to allow impact to approximately 9,150 square feet of future Forest Buffer Easement for the continued use of existing residential structures and yard area within that buffer area being required as a result of proposed driveway construction.

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.

 
Revised October 31, 2019         

 

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