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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 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: 04-19-3090
Project Name: Morris Property
Project Address or Location: 8000 Dogwood Road 
Application Date: October 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law to remove three of seven specimen trees on a 5.25-acre lot in order to construct a new single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-3097
Project Name: Hoffmaster Property
Project Address or Location: Chapman Road
Application Date: October 1, 2019
Decision Date: November 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 construct approximately 20,908 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-3044
Project Name: Enclave at Lyons Mill
Project Address or Location: 9307 Lyons Mill Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: July 19, 2019
Decision Date: September 30, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove two specimen trees in order to develop a four story apartment building.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-3029
Project Name: White and Adams Property
Project Address or Location: 9155 Old Court Road
Application Date: May 30, 2019
Revision Date: June 27, 2019
Decision Date: June 27, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 7,532 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2987
Project Name: Ballard Green
Project Address or Location: 9401 Lyons Mill Road, Owings Mills 
Application Date: April 25, 2019
Decision Date: June 3, 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 reduce the required 35-foot setback from dwellings to the Forest Buffer Easement for six of 94 townhouses proposed in the final construction phase of Ballard Green. The requested reduction ranges from 30 feet to as close as 24 feet. No direct impacts to the existing Forest Buffer Easement are proposed by this request.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2986
Project Name: Ballard Green
Project Address or Location: 9401 Lyons Mill Road, Owings Mills 
Application Date: April 25, 2019
Decision Date: June 3, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code to remove eight specimen trees in order to develop the final phase of Ballard Green.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-3012
Project Name: Raven Ridge
Project Address or Location: Samoset Road, Randallstown 
Application Date: April 23, 2019
Decision Date: May 29, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-4-113 of the Baltimore County Code was received to construct approximately 1,960 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2944
Project Name: Mardella Branch Restoration
Project Address or Location: C26260 Offutt Road, Woodstock
Application Date: March 5, 2019
Decision Date: April 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer was requested to temporarily impact an existing Forest Buffer Easement to restore approximately 2,900 linear feet of stream as mitigation for Maryland State Highway Administration projects.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2964
Project Name: UT Patapsco Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 10205 Davis Avenue, Woodstock
Application Date: March 28, 2019
Decision Date: April 25, 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 temporarily impact approximately 2.1 acres of Forest Buffer, including temporary impact to 1,220 square feet of wetland in order to restore approximately 1,462 linear feet of stream as mitigation for Maryland State Highway Administration projects.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2953
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dolfield Substation
Project Address or Location: 9 Carlvon Road, Owings Mills 
Application Date: February 22, 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 53,430 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: 04-19-2918
Project Name: Beatrice Property, 3042 Rolling Road
Project Address or Location: 3042 Rolling Road, Windsor Mill 
Application Date: January 24, 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 58,700 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2904
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northwest Substation Reconductor
Project Address or Location: Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 7, 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 9,300 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: 04-19-2898
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission HDD Core Drilling
Project Address or Location: Lakeside Boulevard and Owings Mills Boulevard 
Application Date: January 15, 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 5,640 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: 04-19-2895
Project Name: Mardella Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Offutt Road and Granite Road
Application Date: January 10, 2019
Decision Date: January 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 disturb approximately 368,583 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: 04-19-2894
Project Name: UT Patapsco Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Davis Avenue, Woodstock 
Application Date: January 10, 2019
Decision Date: January 15, 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 136,778 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: 04-19-2889
Project Name: New Town High School Artificial Turf Athletic Field
Project Address or Location: 4931 New Town Boulevard
Application Date: December 28, 2018
Decision Date: January 10, 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 83,750 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: 04-18-2869
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dolfield Substation
Project Address or Location: 9 Carlvon Road, Owings Mills 
Application Date: November 30, 2018
Decision Date: January 8, 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 permanently impact to 0.8 acre of Forest Buffer area to construct a floodwall around the perimeter of an existing electrical substation.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2864
Project Name: Augsburg Lutheran Home of Maryland
Project Address or Location: 6811 Campfield Road, Randallstown
Application Date: November 15, 2018
Decision Date: December 28, 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 granted to impact 11 of 36 specimen trees to expand an existing senior living facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2857
Project Name: JEL Landscaping and Ground Maintenance
Project Address or Location: 10220 Liberty Road, Randallstown 
Application Date: November 19, 2018
Decision Date: December 17, 2018
Status: Denied
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 denied to base afforestation requirements on the 0.5-acre area of disturbance rather than the entire 1.9-acre site to redevelop the residential property as a landscaping business.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-18-2855
Project Name: Hernwood Landfill Gas Migration Control System
Project Address or Location: 10900 Furnwood Lane, Granite
Application Date: November 2, 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 disturb approximately 71,404 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: 04-18-2831
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:  November 15, 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 2,713 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: 04-17-2532
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.

 
Revised November 5, 2019         

 

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