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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 4

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 4 and are listed below in chronological order.

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

Requests

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2831
Project Name: Foundry Row, Avalon
Project Address or Location: 9830 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: October 19, 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 disturb approximately 12,135 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: 04-18-2846
Project Name: JEL Landscaping and Ground Maintenance
Project Address or Location: 10220 Liberty Road
Application Date: October 24, 2018
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 2,713 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2778
Project Name: 8219 Town Center Drive, Homewood Suites
Project Address or Location: 8219 Town Center Drive
Application Date: July 20, 2018
Decision Date: August 10, 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 10,450 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2763
Project Name:Northwest Regional Park Artificial and Natural Turf Fields
Project Address or Location: 14515 Deer Park Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: July 11, 2018
Decision Date: July 19, 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 213,500 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no significant net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2741
Project Name: Income One, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 4600 Block of Oakland Park Road, Randallstown
Application Date: June 6, 2018
Decision Date: July 3, 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 Buffer Code was requested to allow a reduction of the 35-foot setback to a Forest Buffer Easement to develop a proposed two-lot subdivision with two single-family dwellings. The resulting setback from these houses to the Forest Buffer Easement would be as close as 23 feet.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2738
Project Name: Deer Park Middle School
Project Address or Location: 9830 Winands Road, Randallstown
Application Date: May 9, 2018
Decision Date: June 6, 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 9,150 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2735
Project Name: Clay Property
Project Address or Location: Offutt Road
Application Date: May 1, 2018
Decision Date: May 24, 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 7,313 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: 04-18-2727
Project Name: Reisterstown Car Wash and Retail Center
Project Address or Location: 10620 Reisterstown Road
Application Date: May 11, 2018
Decision Date: May 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove two non-native specimen trees from a lawn to construct a car wash and retail center.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2722
Project Name: Deer Park Middle School
Project Address or Location: 9830 Winands Road, Randallstown
Application Date: May 3, 2018
Decision Date: June 22, 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 requested to base the afforestation requirement on the 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 32.3-acre school property in order to construct a new driveway.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2729
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC 2018 Cathodic Protection
Project Address or Location: Davis Avenue, Woodstock
Application Date: May 2, 2018
Decision Date: May 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 9,766 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: 04-18-2717
Project Name: Raven Ridge Formerly Collective Christian Ministries Property
Project Address or Location: Windsor Mill Road and Gwynn Oak Avenue, Gwynn Oak
Application Date: April 20, 2018
Decision Date:  May 9, 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove two specimen trees to develop 17 single-family residential lots on a 5-acre site containing 3.3-acres of forest.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2713
Project Name: Hernwood Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 9919 Marriottsville Road, Randallstown
Application Date: April 12, 2018
Modified Date: May 24, 2018
Decision Date: June 21, 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the 3.8-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 25.1-acre school property and to remove four specimen trees in order to construct a new parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2711
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 2018 Cathodic Protection Upgrades
Project Address or Location: Offutt Road, Woodstock
Application Date: April 11, 2018
Decision Date: April 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 313,632 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: 04-18-2705
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Woodlawn Phase Three
Project Address or Location: Windsor Mill Road and Gwynn Oak Avenue, Gwynn Oak
Application Date: April 11, 2018
Decision Date: April 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 26,519 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: 04-18-2694
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Lochearn Phase One Gas Main Upgrade
Project Address or Location: Tulsa Road and Flannery Lane, Gwynn Oak
Application Date: March 30, 2018
Decision Date: April 5, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 19,284 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: 04-18-2690
Project Name: Meyers Property
Project Address or Location: 3704 Laburman Drive
Application Date: March 28, 2018
Decision Date: April 3, 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 14,950 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2687
Project Name: Ravens Training Facility Expansion
Project Address or Location: 1 Winning Drive, Owings Mills
Application Date: March 28, 2018
Decision Date: April 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove one specimen tree to construct an additional parking lot and additions onto the training facility buildings.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2685
Project Name: Scotts Level Branch at Upper Scotts Level Park Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Brenbrook Drive, Randallstown
Application Date: March 27, 2018
Decision Date: March 28, 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 614,367 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.

PS Tracking Number: 04-18-2714
Project Name: Nicodemus Ridge Lots 3 and 4
Project Address or Location: 1307 and 1311 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: March 7, 2018
Decision Date: April 18, 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 Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove or critically impact 13 of 30 specimen trees to construct a single-family dwelling on each of the two existing lots.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2678
Project Name: Getty Gas Station
Project Address or Location: 8201 Liberty Road
Application Date: February 28, 2018
Decision Date: April 5, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow an increase in the 100-year storm of less than 0.2 cubic feet per second.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2676
Project Name: Hernwood Sanitary Landfill Leachate Treatment System Upgrades
Project Address or Location: 10900 Furman Lane, Woodstock
Application Date: March 14, 2018
Decision Date: March 16, 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 4,473 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2653
Project Name: Aldi Reisterstown
Project Address or Location: 11716 B Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 30, 2018
Decision Date: February 5, 2018
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 6,745 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2649
Project Name: Scotts Level Branch at Marriottsville Road, Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Marriottsville Road, Randallstown
Application Date: January 30, 2018
Decision Date: January 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 disturb approximately 212,888 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: 04-18-2641
Project Name: Randallstown Islamic Center
Project Address or Location: 3117 Rices Lane
Application Date: December 22, 2017
Decision Date: January 10, 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 28,160 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2635
Project Name: Gaines and Company
Project Address or Location: 112 Westminster Pike, Reisterstown
Application Date: November 24, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 22,264 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2634
Project Name: Wylie Funeral Home
Project Address or Location: 9202 Liberty Road, Randallstown
Application Date: December 21, 2017
Decision Date: January 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to both remove one specimen tree as well as to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 0.9-acre limit of disturbance to construct additional parking rather than on the entire 4.8-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2628
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission Test Station, Owings Mills Boulevard
Project Address or Location: CSX Railroad south of Owings Mills Boulevard
Application Date: December 6, 2017
Decision Date: December 19, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 2,799 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2605
Project Name: SMO Realty Store
Project Address or Location: 8200 Liberty Road
Application Date: November 9, 2017
Decision Date: November 16, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 4,083 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2601
Project Name: Dunkin Donuts
Project Address or Location: 9901 Liberty Road
Application Date: November 8, 2017
Decision Date: November 13, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 57,525 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2600
Project Name: Liberty Road, Maryland Route 26, 12-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Liberty Road from Washington Avenue to Rolling Road
Application Date: November 07, 2017
Decision Date: November 9, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 20,040 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: 04-17-2583
Project Name: Kutin Property
Project Address or Location: 12726 Gores Mill Road
Application Date: October 2, 2017
Decision Date: October 13, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that due to practical difficulty in treating a portion of driveway, a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 2,446 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2578
Project Name: Rider Mill Two, Lot 47
Project Address or Location: Stone Garden Court
Application Date: September 29, 2017
Decision Date: October 12, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 5,056 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund for purposes of installing gas and electric lines.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2549
Project Name: Fable Hill
Project Address or Location: 4615 Lathe Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: August 17, 2017
Decision Date: September 7, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to allow approximately 40 square feet of encroachment into the 35-foot setback to an existing Forest Buffer Easement to construct two of 32 semidetached dwellings in a previously approved subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2546
Project Name: Weidemeyer Property
Project Address or Location: Windsor Mill Road
Application Date: August 15, 2017
Decision Date: August 25,2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 19,500 square feet of land area for a Sports Field. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2541
Project Name: Rider Mill Two Lot 47 of the Kesselman Property
Project Address or Location: 2A Stone Garden Court, Owings Mills
Application Date: August 3, 2017
Decision Date: September 25, 2017
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 Forest Conservation Code was received to eliminate one-tenth of an acre of an existing Forest Conservation Easement to re-subdivide lot 47 as a three-lot minor subdivision while two-tenths of an acre of additional forested Forest Conservation Easement would be provided to offset the loss.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2539
Project Name: Baltimore County Gwynns Falls Sewershed Repair
Project Address or Location: 6001 Updale Court in Woodlawn
Application Date: August 11, 2017
Decision Date: August 24, 2017
Status: Approved
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove one specimen tree in order to perform sewer repairs under a Federal Consent Decree.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2538
Project Name: Raven Ridge
Project Address or Location: Liberty Road and Tali Drive
Application Date: August 8, 2017
Decision Date: August 24, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 5,440 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2536
Project Name: Ritter Road Bridge Repair
Project Address or Location: Ritter Road North of Dogwood Road in Windsor Mill
Application Date: July 20, 2017
Decision Date: August 14, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 6,103 square feet of land area for bridge repairs. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2532
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Woodlawn Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Summit and Gwynn Oak Avenues
Application Date: July 12, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 31,950 square feet of impervious area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2507
Project Name: LIDL Reisterstown, Formerly Known As Lion Brothers
Project Address or Location: 10246 Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills
Application Date: June 28, 2017
Decision Date: July 17, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to remove one specimen tree for the purpose of redeveloping a 7.1-acre dilapidated commercial property as a grocery store and retail pad site.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2496
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dogwood Road Gas Main
Project Address or Location: Dogwood Road and Baltimore Beltway 695
Application Date: June 13, 2017
Decision Date: June 20, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to disturb approximately 7,378 square feet of impervious area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2492
Project Name: McDonogh School-Fader Building Forest Conservation Variance
Project Address or Location: 8600 McDonogh Road
Application Date: June 9, 2017
Revision Date: July 11, 2017
Decision Date: August 7, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to allow approximately 4,509 square feet of permanent impact to an existing Forest Conservation Easement to construct a free standing educational building for engineering studies at an existing private school.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2491
Project Name: McDonogh School-Fader Building Forest Buffer Variance
Project Address or Location: 8600 McDonogh Road
Application Date: June 9, 2017
Revision Date: July 11, 2017
Decision Date: August 7, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request:  The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was received to allow approximately 4,509 square feet of permanent impact to an existing Forest Buffer Easement to construct a free standing educational building for engineering studies at an existing private school.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-17-2478
Project Name: The Learning Experience
Project Address or Location: 9300 to 9304 Lyons Mill Road
Application Date: May 16, 2017
Decision Date: May 26, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to remove one specimen tree for the purpose of redeveloping a 1.6-acre residential property as a child care center.

 
Revised November 1, 2018         

 

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