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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, Acting 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: 04-19-2904
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:
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 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:
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 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:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law 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: 04-18-2741
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: 04-17-2532
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 January 18, 2019         

 

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