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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 5

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 5 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: 05-17-2579
Project Name: Fairmount Avenue 24-Inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Fairmount Avenue from York Road to Bosley Avenue
Application Date: October 2, 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 20,231 square feet of impervious area for a Water Main Replacement. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2577
Project Name: Royal Farms Store Number 232
Project Address or Location: Intersection of Route 43 and Perry Hall Boulevard
Application Date: October 4, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to allow 21,442 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for grading and creation of an access lane and parking and to allow 5,460 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for the maintenance of vegetation for store visibility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2570
Project Name: Perry Hall Ridge
Project Address or Location: 4301 to 4303 Plumer Avenue
Application Date: October 2, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove twelve specimen trees for the development of a 21-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2569
Project Name: Belair Road 8019
Project Address or Location: 8019 Belair Road
Application Date: September 22, 2017
Decision Date: September 29, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 0.4 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 1.94 acre site for the purpose of constructing additional parking area with an underground stormwater management facility to replace the existing above ground facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2561
Project Name: Lidl Nottingham
Project Address or Location: 8313 Belair Road
Application Date: September 19, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to remove two specimen trees for the redevelopment of an existing commercial building and associated facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2560
Project Name: Campus Hills Area Eight Inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Providence Road and Southwick Drive
Application Date: September 7, 2017
Decision Date: September 26, 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 47,980 square feet of impervious area for a water main replacement. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2554
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Sheppard Gate Station
Project Address or Location: Cross Campus Drive
Application Date: August 29, 2017
Decision Date: September 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 disturb approximately 8,608 square feet of land area for clearing and stabilizing the site. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2537
Project Name: Public Safety Building Parking Garage
Project Address or Location: 700 East Joppa Road
Application Date: August 3, 2017
Decision Date: August 22, 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 30,492 square feet of impervious area for a A parking garage with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2525
Project Name: Patriot Plaza Renovations
Project Address or Location: 401 Bosley Avenue
Application Date: July 26, 2017
Decision Date: August 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 70,000 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund for construction of a recreation area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2524
Project Name: Upton Village North
Project Address or Location:  Kintor Drive and Upton Road
Application Date: July 10, 2017
Decision Date: August 4, 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 49,800 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: 05-17-2518
Project Name: Patriot’s Plaza Renovations
Project Address or Location:  401 Bosley Avenue
Application Date: July 7, 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 base Forest Conservation requirements on the proposed 1.6-acre limit of disturbance to renovate the existing Baltimore County courtyard rather than the entire 7.2-acre parcel.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2510
Project Name: R and P Properties, L.L.C.
Project Address or Location: 7615 Fitch Lane
Application Date: July 7, 2017
Decision Date: August 31, 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 Code (i.e. Forest Conservation Law) of the Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the approximately 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 1.8-acre parcel for the purpose of constructing a 2,100 square foot addition to a contractor’s office.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2499
Project Name: Mount Vista Golf Course Solar Panels
Project Address or Location: 11101 Raphel Road
Application Date: June 19, 2017
Decision Date: July 6, 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 base Forest Conservation requirements on the proposed 9.2-acre limit of disturbance to install ground mounted solar panels rather than the entire 111.1-acre golf course property.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2482
Project Name: Radebaugh Florist
Project Address or Location: 11 Maryland Avenue
Application Date: May 15, 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 33-6-116 of the of the Baltimore County Code Forest Conservation Law was received to waive Forest Conservation requirements for the creation of a community park.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2479
Project Name: Stanley Black and Decker Property
Project Address or Location: 701 East Joppa Road
Application Date: May 15, 2017
Revision Dates: July 17, 2017 and July 27, 2017
Decision Date: August 2, 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 remove five specimen trees for the expansion of parking at an existing facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2477
Project Name: Southland
Project Address or Location: Dixie Drive, Georgia Court, Towson
Application Date: May 9, 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 15,637 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: 05-17-2456
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Towson Four Routing Underground Project
Project Address or Location: From Joppa Road at Lasalle Drive to Joppa Road at Old Harford Road
Application Date: April 3, 2017
Decision Date:
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 17,240 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: 05-17-2440
Project Name: Raphael Road Substation Regrading Stockpile
Project Address or Location: Raphael Road and Philadelphia Road
Application Date: March 1, 2017
Decision Date: March 17, 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 364,259 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: 05-17-2439
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Eudowood Gas Main Upgrade
Project Address or Location: East Joppa Road and Edgemont Road
Application Date: February 27, 2017
Decision Date: March 17, 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 9,171 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: 05-17-2435
Project Name: Campus Cabana Swim Club
Project Address or Location: 655 Southwick Drive
Application Date: March 10, 2017
Decision Date: March 17, 2017
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 base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 9,455 square foot limits of disturbance rather than the entire 2.07-acre site for the reconstruction of a wading pool and storage building.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2425
Project Name: Herring Run Phase Two Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Towson and Parkville
Application Date: February 10, 2017
Decision Date: February 28, 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 160,000 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: 05-17-2422
Project Name: Fullerton Plaza
Project Address or Location: 7927 Belair Road
Application Date: February 1, 2017
Decision Date: February 17, 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 21,780 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2412
Project Name: Towson's Fourth System Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Joppa Road East from LaSalle Road to Old Harford Road
Application Date: January 31, 2017
Decision Date: February 2, 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 53,963 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: 05-17-2399
Project Name: Lower Gunpowder at Seven Courts Drive Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Seven Courts Drive
Application Date: December 20, 2016
Decision Date: January 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 287,496 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: 05-16-2388
Project Name: Northeast Area Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 4812 East Joppa Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: December 20, 2016
Decision Date: January 26, 2017
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 four of eight specimen trees for access, hazard prevention, and construction of a new elementary school.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2387
Project Name: Northeast Area Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 4812 East Joppa Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: December 20, 2016
Decision Date: January 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to allow 10,430 square feet of temporary impact to the Forest Buffer for removal of existing stone driveway and road, sanitary sewer, and security fence and to allow 3,820 square feet of permanent impact to the Forest Buffer for the construction of a new elementary school.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2385
Project Name: Tobias Property
Project Address or Location: 11628 Franklinville Road
Application Date: December 8, 2016
Decision Date: December 22, 2016
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 3,050 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2369
Project Name: Cromwell Center
Project Address or Location: 809 and 810 Gleneagles Court
Application Date: December 1, 2016
Decision Date: December 20, 2016
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 base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 1.8 acre child care center lot and associated limits of disturbance rather than the entire 8.7 acres.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2358
Project Name: BGE Roger’s Forge
Project Address or Location: Stevenson Lane Vicinity
Application Date: November 16, 2016
Decision Date: November 23, 2016
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 18,973 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: 05-16-2357
Project Name: Villages of White Marsh Planned Unit Development
Project Address or Location: 4940 Bucks Schoolhouse Road
Application Date: November 18, 2016
Decision Date: December 19, 2016
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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to reduce the Forest Buffer by 1.2 acres with the replacement of crop plantings for meadow plantings as part of the proposed Planned Unit Development of the property.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2338
Project Name: Roger’s Forge Phase One, Baltimore Gas and Electric
Project Address or Location: Roger’s Forge Area
Application Date: September 30, 2016
Decision Date: October 27, 2016
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 18,973 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: 05-16-2325
Project Name: 16 to 18 Willow Avenue
Project Address or Location: 16 to 18 Willow Avenue
Application Date: September 29, 2016
Decision Date: October 25, 2016
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 7,535 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2307
Project Name: 6900 York Road
Project Address or Location: 6900 York Road
Application Date: July 21, 2016
Decision Date: October 7, 2016
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 19,100 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund for only 6,950 square feet, which cannot be removed. This is a redevelopment project requiring the removal or treatment of 9,000 square feet.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2302
Project Name: Fullerton Reservoir
Project Address or Location: Buck’s Schoolhouse Road near Perry Hall Boulevard
Application Date: May 12, 2016
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 Baltimore County’s Forest Conservation Law was received to remove sixteen specimen trees for the purpose of constructing three finished water reservoirs.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2301
Project Name: Fullerton Reservoir
Project Address or Location: Buck’s Schoolhouse Road near Perry Hall Boulevard
Application Date: May 12, 2016
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to impact approximately 3.11 acres of Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing three finished water reservoirs.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2299
Project Name: Cromwell Center
Project Address or Location: 809 and 810 Gleneagles Court, Towson
Application Date: August 12, 2016
Decision Date: December 15, 2016
Modified Date: November 17, 2016
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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to allow 2,744 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for a proposed child care building, 31,675 square feet of impact for the continued and repurposed use of an existing parking lot, and a 20-foot principal structure setback off the proposed forest buffer limits for a new building.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2295
Project Name: Shanti Lane Properties
Project Address or Location: 4903 Shanti Lane
Application Date: August 8, 2016
Decision Date: October 21, 2016
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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to allow 5,643 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for a proposed single family dwelling and to allow a 30-foot setback from the Forest Buffer.

 
Revised October 5, 2017         

 

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