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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 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: 05-19-3106
Project Name: Kingston Road Drainage Improvements
Project Address or Location: Kingston Road, Marlboro Road to Wardman Road
Application Date: November 5, 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 16,500 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: 05-19-3092
Project Name: Gunpowder Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 9540 Holiday Manor Road
Application Date: October 18, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to base forest conservation requirements on the 3.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 19.3-acre site for the expansion of an existing parking lot, reconfiguration of a bus loop and addition of a stormwater management facility to an existing school.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3103
Project Name: White Marsh Solar, Baltimore Gas and Electric Property
Project Address or Location: 10790 Raphel Road, Kingsville
Application Date: October 1, 2019
Decision Date: November 18, 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 4,343 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3075
Project Name: Oak Summit Lots 141 through 150
Project Address or Location: 9621 Oakdale Avenue, Carney
Application Date: September 6, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove two specimen trees to construct a single-family detached dwelling on 10 narrow existing lots.  

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3085
Project Name: Avery Home Builders
Project Address or Location: 1942 Hill Avenue, Parkville
Application Date: August 30, 2019
Decision Date: October 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 construct approximately 3,337 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3077
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Windy Edge 
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Northwind Road and Ferguson Avenue
Application Date: August 9, 2019
Decision Date: August
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 28,661 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: 05-19-3076
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Towson Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Vicinity Southwest of Joppa and Providence Roads
Application Date: August 9, 2019
Decision Date: September 9, 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 40,120 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: 05-19-3065
Project Name: Goetz Property
Project Address or Location: 4942 Silver Spring Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: July 22, 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 2,829 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3020
Project Name: Stanley Black and Decker Property
Project Address or Location: 701 East Joppa Road, Towson, 21286
Application Date: May 30, 2019
Decision Date: June 12, 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 of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove one specimen tree for the expansion of parking at an existing facility.  

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3018
Project Name: Satyr Hill Apartments
Project Address or Location: Lowell Ridge Road, Carney
Application Date: June 3, 2019
Decision Date: June 12, 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 base forest conservation requirements on the 0.11 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 1.21-acre site for the construction of an athletic club or clubhouse for use by the tenants.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-3003
Project Name: The Shops at Kenilworth
Project Address or Location: 300 Kenilworth Drive
Application Date: May 9, 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 19,977 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2998
Project Name: Beyond Self Storage
Project Address or Location: 8228 Belair Road, Nottingham
Application Date: May 2, 2019
Revision Date: August 13, 2019
Decision Date: August 27,2019
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 30,642 square feet of the Forest Buffer for the construction of a self-storage facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2997
Project Name: Beyond Self Storage
Project Address or Location: 8228 Belair Road, Nottingham
Application Date: May 2, 2019
Decision Date:  August 27, 2019
Status: Approval (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 three specimen trees to construct a commercial self-storage facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2999
Project Name: Towson Row
Project Address or Location: Chesapeake Avenue and York Road
Application Date: April 11, 2019
Decision Date: May 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 construct approximately 123 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2981
Project Name: Stanley Black and Decker Property
Project Address or Location: 701 East  Joppa Road, Towson
Application Date: April 6, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove one specimen tree for the expansion of parking at an existing facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2982
Project Name: Loyola Blakefield Innovative Learning Center
Project Address or Location: 500 Chestnut Avenue, Towson
Application Date: April 4, 2019
Decision Date: April 23, 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 remove two specimen trees to construct a new learning center on the campus.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2980
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Rodgers Forge Phase Four
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of York Road and Charles Street at City Boundary
Application Date: March 27, 2019
Decision Date: April 23, 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 30,537 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: 05-19-2950
Project Name: Bird River and Bengies Sewersheds Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: White Marsh and Middle River Area
Application Date: March 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 18,260 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: 05-19-2926
Project Name: Nehra Singh Property
Project Address or Location: 6006 Charlesmead Avenue
Application Date: February 8, 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 construct approximately 1,146 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2924
Project Name: Bissell Property
Project Address or Location: 4258 Chapel Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: February 8, 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 was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code to allow the continued use of 3,024 square feet of the Forest Buffer for an existing residential driveway and yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2911
Project Name: Kimco Fullerton Plaza
Project Address or Location: 7927 Belair Road, Fullerton
Application Date: January 23, 2019
Decision Date: February 12, 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 allow the continued use and reconfiguration of 11,412 square feet of the Forest Buffer for an existing commercial parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2910
Project Name: Kimco Fullerton Plaza
Project Address or Location: 7927 Belair Road, Fullerton
Application Date: January 23, 2019
Decision Date: February 12, 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 forest conservation requirements on the 4.26 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 18.4-acre site for the construction of a fitness center, reconfiguration of an existing parking lot, and improvements to an existing stormwater management pond at an existing shopping center.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2907
Project Name: University of Maryland, Saint Joseph Medical Center
Project Address or Location: 7601 Osler Drive, Towson
Application Date: January 16, 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 construct approximately 1,050 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2933
Project Name: Interstate 695 Richmond Circle Noise Abatement Project
Project Address or Location: I-695 at Richmond Circle
Application Date: January 11, 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 disturb approximately 1.65 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: 05-19-2892
Project Name: CMB Investment Property
Project Address or Location: 8932 Cowenton Avenue, Perry Hall
Application Date: January 8, 2019
Decision Date: February 13, 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 35-foot setback to the Forest Buffer to 22 feet for an existing dwelling in a proposed two-lot subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2875
Project Name: Red Maple Place
Project Address or Location: 413 East  Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson
Application Date: December 12, 2018
Decision Date: May 9, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was granted in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code to permanently impact approximately 15,730  14,968 square feet of Forest Buffer and reducing the 35-foot setback to 18 feet for developing a 2.8-acre in-fill parcel as a multi-family residential building and allowing continued use of 2,734 square feet of driveway within the Forest Buffer. 21,363 square feet of buffer planting is proposed onsite as mitigation for these impacts.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2874
Project Name: Red Maple Place
Project Address or Location: 413 East  Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson
Application Date: December 12, 2018
Decision Date: May 10, 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 two specimen trees for developing a 2.8-acre in-fill parcel as a multi-family residential building.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2881
Project Name: McBride Property
Project Address or Location: 2230 Jericho Road, Kingsville
Application Date: December 7, 2018
Decision Date: May 30, 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 1,680 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2868
Project Name: Forge Road 12-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Forge Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: November 28, 2018
Decision Date: December 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 47,956 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: 05-18-2845
Project Name: Herring Run East Branch Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: Perring Parkway and Taylor Avenue, Parkville
Application Date: October 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove 10 specimen trees as part of the sanitary sewer construction work.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2482
Project Name: Radebaugh Florist
Project Address or Location: 11 Maryland Avenue
Application Date: May 15, 2017
Decision Date: February 18, 2018
Status: Withdrawn
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 received to waive Forest Conservation requirements for the creation of a community park.

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: 05-16-2302
Project Name: Fullerton Reservoir
Project Address or Location: Bucks School House 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 16 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: Bucks School House 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.

 
Revised November 19, 2019         

 

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