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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, 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: 05-19-2892
Project Name: CMB Investments
Project Address or Location: 8932 Cowenton Avenue, Perry Hall
Application Date: January 8, 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 33-3-106 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:
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 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code to permanently impact approximately 15,730 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. 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:
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 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:
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 1,125 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: 05-18-2851
Project Name: Towson High School
Project Address or Location: 69 Cedar Avenue, Towson
Application Date: November 9, 2018
Decision Date: November 20, 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 received to base forest conservation requirements on the approximately 2,000-square foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 28.8-acre school site for building a new bleacher stand. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2850
Project Name: Towson High School
Project Address or Location: 69 Cedar Avenue, Towson
Application Date: November 9, 2018
Decision Date: November 26, 2018
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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to continue use of approximately 1.9-acres of Forest Buffer area with athletic facilities and to construct a new, approximately 1,700-square foot bleacher stand in this historically disturbed buffer. 

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: 05-18-2824
Project Name: Lehnhoff Property
Project Address or Location: 12323 Claydent Lane, Kingsville
Application Date: September 28, 2018
Decision Date: October 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 1,330 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2820
Project Name: Shops at Perry Hall
Project Address or Location: 1112 Ivywood Lane, Towson
Application Date: October 1, 2018
Decision Date:  November 21, 2018
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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to impact 10,809 square feet of the forest buffer, including 1,472 square feet of nontidal wetlands for a stormwater management facility, outfall and access road for a new shopping center.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2817
Project Name: Saint Stephens Church
Project Address or Location: 8030 Bradshaw Road, Kingsville
Application Date: September 27, 2018
Revision Date: December 6, 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 Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the 17,385-square-foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 31.3-acre site for a new classroom building for an existing elementary school.  

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2822
Project Name: 430 Woodbine Avenue
Project Address or Location: 430 Woodbine Avenue, Towson
Application Date: September 21, 2018
Decision Date: October 11, 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 87,120 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 at this time.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2805
Project Name: 5110 East Joppa Road
Project Address or Location: 5110 East Joppa Road
Application Date: August 28, 2018
Decision Date: September 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 3,127 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2790
Project Name: Marvelis Property
Project Address or Location: 4344 Chapel Road, Baltimore
Application Date: August  15, 2018
Decision Date: September 26, 2018
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 impact 908 square feet of the Forest Buffer for an addition and attached deck on an existing dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2789
Project Name: Perry Hall High School Artificial Turf Field
Project Address or Location: 4601 Ebenezer Road, Nottingham
Application Date: August 10, 2018
Decision Date: August 17, 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 85,452 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: 05-18-2787
Project Name: Rye Property
Project Address or Location: 4258 Chapel Road, Perry Hall 
Application Date: August 14, 2018
Decision Date: October 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 Forest Conservation Law was received to remove two specimen trees for the development of a six-lot residential subdivision. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2770
Project Name: Klausmier Property
Project Address or Location: 3920 Klausmier Road, Nottingham
Application Date: July 24, 2018
Decision Date: August 27, 2018
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 Forest Buffer Law  was proposed to reduce the 35-foot setback to the forest buffer by 600 square feet to a minimum setback of 20 feet for the continued use of a barn and outbuilding with 6,400 square feet in the forest buffer and the continued maintenance of 7,956 square feet of forest buffer in the pond embankment.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2767
Project Name: Courthouse Square
Project Address or Location: 1112 Ivywood Lane, Towson
Application Date: July 23, 2018
Decision Date: October 16, 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 was received to remove two specimen trees and base forest conservation requirements on the 0.8-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 30.9-acre site for building additions to the apartment complex and additional parking lots, including waiving the full forest stand delineation for the 30-plus acres.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2755
Project Name: Perzinski Property
Project Address or Location: Rolling View and Putty Hill Avenue, Nottingham
Application Date: June 29, 2018
Decision Date: July 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 5,227 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2751
Project Name: Klausmier Subdivision
Project Address or Location: 3920 Klausmier Road, Nottingham
Application Date: June 29, 2018
Decision Date: August 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to impact three specimen trees in fair to good condition for a proposed driveway and the continued existing uses of a dwelling, outbuildings and existing driveways directly adjacent to the trees. This property is part of a proposed 49-lot subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2775
Project Name: Alford Property, Lot Four Longfield Estates II
Project Address or Location: 10 Longcreek Court, Kingsville
Application Date: June 29, 2018
Decision Date: September 4, 2018
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 Forest Buffer Law was proposed to continued use of 1,224 square feet of existing Forest Buffer Easement with a deck and access thereto.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2728
Project Name: Rexis Avenue 16-inch Water Main Extension
Project Address or Location: Rexis Avenue, Perry Hall
Application Date: May 3, 2018
Decision Date: May 17, 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 6,315 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: 05-18-2720
Project Name: Jones Falls Sewershed Rehabilitation, Contract 2
Project Address or Location: I-695 at I-83, York Road to Reisterstown Road, City Boundary to Timonium Road
Application Date: April 24, 2018
Decision Date: April 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 73,733 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: 05-18-2721
Project Name: Dietz Place Manor, Also Known as Baldwin Property 
Project Address or Location: 4224 Chapel Road
Application Date: April 10, 2018
Decision Date:  May 17, 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 4,950 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2691
Project Name: AnNur Foundation
Project Address or Location: 10801 Philadelphia Road, Baltimore
Application Date: March 19, 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 request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was proposed to reduce the 25-foot setback to the forest buffer by 750 square feet to a minimum setback of 13 feet.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2652
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Phase Three Gas Alignment and Replacement, Towson
Project Address or Location: 4940 Bucks School House Road, Baltimore
Application Date: January 30, 2018
Decision Date: February 1, 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 38,650 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: 05-18-2648
Project Name: White Marsh Run at Upton Road Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Upton Road, Parkville
Application Date: January 29, 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 144,747 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: 05-18-2647
Project Name: White Marsh Tributary TMDL Outfall Stabilization
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Maryland Route 43 and Necker Avenue, Nottingham
Application Date: January 18, 2018
Decision Date: January 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 73,181 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: 05-18-2637
Project Name: White Marsh Child Care Center
Project Address or Location: 8650 Winding Way, Perry Hall
Application Date: January 3, 2018
Decision Date: January 8, 2018
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 3,200-square-foot limit of disturbance rather than the entire 4.71-acre site for the purpose of constructing a modular building with two classrooms.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-18-2636
Project Name: Glaser Property
Project Address or Location: 4400 Block of Silver Spring Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: January 3, 2018
Decision Date: January 26, 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 Code was received to remove two specimen trees for the development of a three-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2631
Project Name: Stemmers Run Basin Five and Six Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Belair Road, I-695 and I-95
Application Date: December 18, 2017
Decision Date: December 27, 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 107,098 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: 05-17-2624
Project Name: Villages of White Marsh
Project Address or Location: 4940 Bucks School House Road, Baltimore
Application Date: December 7, 2017
Decision Date: February 6, 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 Code was received to remove 36 specimen trees for the development of a residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2623
Project Name: The Villages of White Marsh
Project Address or Location: 4940 Bucks School House Road, Baltimore
Application Date: December 7, 2017
Decision Date: January 26, 2018
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 35,530 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for a play area for a church and to allow 1,342 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for road parking, both in association of a proposed residential development.

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 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 January 9, 2019         

 

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