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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 6

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 6 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: 06-17-2553
Project Name: Water’s Landing
Project Address or Location: Weber Avenue in Essex
Application Date: September 7, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance: 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 remove two specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2551
Project Name: Moreland Memorial Park Cemetery
Project Address or Location: 2901 Taylor Avenue
Application Date: August 31, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance: 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 3,000 square foot limits of disturbance rather than the entire 46.4 acre site for the purpose of constructing a mausoleum.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2530
Project Name: Orems Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Eastern Boulevard Near Middle River Road
Application Date: August 4, 2017
Decision Date: August 8, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 78,843 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: 06-17-2526
Project Name: Eastern Sanitary Landfill
Project Address or Location: 6259 Days Cove Road, White Marsh
Application Date: August 2, 2017
Decision Date: August 11, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 was received to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 3.8 acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire 327 acre site for the construction of a sediment basin and stream bank stabilization.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2523
Project Name: Martin Farms Forest Conservation
Project Address or Location: 4949 Ridge Road, Rosedale
Application Date: July 28, 2017
Decision Date: August 17, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 remove one specimen tree for the purpose of constructing a townhouse community.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2522
Project Name: Martin Farms Forest Buffer
Project Address or Location: 4949 Ridge Road, Rosedale
Application Date: July 28, 2017
Decision Date: August 22, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 954 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for a proposed noise barrier and associated grading.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2520
Project Name: Magsamen Property
Project Address or Location: Buttonwood Lane in Middle River
Application Date: July 25, 2017
Decision Date: September 6, 2017
Status: Denied
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact 17,608 square feet of the Forest Buffer, including 4,032 square feet of nontidal wetlands, for the purpose of site grading and construction of four proposed semi-detached dwellings.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2517
Project Name: Williams Property
Project Address or Location: 12130 Eastern Avenue
Application Date: July 21, 2017
Decision Date: July 26, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 1,292 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for a proposed single family dwelling and associated yard area.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2505
Project Name: Ottensmeyer Property
Project Address or Location: 3337 Edwards Lane
Application Date: June 21, 2017
Decision Date: June 28, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 1,278 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: 06-17-2501
Project Name: Moreland Memorial Park Cemetery
Project Address or Location: 2901 Taylor Avenue in Parkville
Application Date: June 21, 2017
Decision Date: July 26, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to reduce 1.65 acres of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing a mausoleum and to exclude existing and future grave sites and an existing soil stockpile.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2476
Project Name: Yew Road Outfall Stabilization
Project Address or Location: Yew Road
Application Date: May 5, 2017
Decision Date: May 18, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: 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 7,681 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: 06-17-2474
Project Name: Overlea High School Parking Lot Improvements
Project Address or Location: 5401 Kenwood Avenue
Application Date: May 9, 2017
Decision Date: May 17, 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 was received to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 1.4 acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire 29.4 acre site for the reconstruction of parking lot and bus loop and installation of handicapped accessible sidewalks.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2466
Project Name: Allen Property
Project Address or Location: 1208 Shore Road, Middle River
Application Date: April 27, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact 6,611 square feet of the 100-foot buffer to construct a replacement dwelling and maintain an existing yard and to reduce the 35-foot buffer setback to a minimum of 18 feet.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2453
Project Name: Overlook at Honeygo
Project Address or Location: 5400 and 5408 Thirteen Mile Lane, White Marsh
Application Date: March 31, 2017
Decision Date: May 17, 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 remove three specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a nineteen lot subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2442
Project Name: Halstead Academy Parking Lot Improvements
Project Address or Location: 1111 Halstead Road
Application Date: March 16, 2017
Decision Date: April 11, 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 was received to base forest conservation requirements on the proposed 3.8 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 16.18 acre site for the reconstruction of parking lot and bus loop.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2441
Project Name: Royal Farms Store Number 102
Project Address or Location: 10740 Pulaski Highway in White Marsh
Application Date: March 1, 2017
Decision Date: March 31, 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 28,300 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: 06-17-2434
Project Name: Water’s Landing
Project Address or Location: Weber Avenue, Essex
Application Date: March 9, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 remove two specimen trees for the purpose of constructing townhouses and associated grading.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2432
Project Name: Merreck, Caulina and Bryan Property
Project Address or Location: 110 Greenwood Avenue
Application Date: February 28, 2017
Decision Date: March 16, 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 2,700 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2427
Project Name: Honeygo Animal Hospital
Project Address or Location: 15541 Philadelphia Road
Application Date: February 24, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact 1,370 square feet of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing an animal hospital.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2426
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: 06-17-2417
Project Name: Royal Farms Store Number 102
Project Address or Location: 10728 to 10740 Pulaski Highway
Application Date: February 10, 2017
Revision Date: June 21, 2017
Decision Date: June 30, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact 17,896 square feet of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of relocating a car wash, adding more parking, a new access, a stormwater management facility, and grading to an existing commercial store with gas pumps and car wash.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2414
Project Name: White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company
Project Address or Location: 10301 Philadelphia Road
Application Date: February 2, 2017
Decision Date: February 7, 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 3,400 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-17-2400
Project Name: Fordcrest Road Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Storm Drain Repair
Project Address or Location: Fordcrest Road
Application Date: December 22, 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 6,900 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: 06-16-2386
Project Name: The Avenue at White Marsh Federal Realty Investment Trust
Project Address or Location: 8125 Honeygo Boulevard
Application Date: December 15, 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 disturb approximately 122,839 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-16-2381
Project Name: Miller Property
Project Address or Location: 10560 Philadelphia Road
Application Date: December 8, 2016
Decision Date: December 19, 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 12,794 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-16-2377
Project Name: Magsamen Property
Project Address or Location: Buttonwood Lane
Application Date: December 15, 2016
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact 17,608 square feet of the Forest Buffer, including 4,032 square feet of non-tidal wetlands, for the purpose of site grading and construction of four proposed semi-detached dwellings.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-16-2363
Project Name: BGE Middle River Gas Main Upgrade
Project Address or Location: Middle River Road in the Martin Boulevard Vicinity
Application Date: November 29, 2016
Decision Date: December 1, 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 11,232 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: 06-16-2342
Project Name: Victory Villa Elementary School Recreational Fields
Project Address or Location: 500 Compass Road
Application Date: October 27, 2016
Decision Date: October 31, 2016
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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code was requested to impact 51,920 square feet of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of removing and reconstructing an existing school and utilities as well as temporary grading and to impact 7.0 acres for the continued use of school recreational fields.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-16-2201
Project Name: Sleepy Hollow
Project Address or Location: South side of Reames Road, Nottingham
Application Date: April 11, 2016
Decision Date:
Revision Date: April 27, 2016
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 was received to remove two specimen trees for the purpose of creating a 8-lot mobile home park.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-16-2200
Project Name: Sleepy Hollow
Project Address or Location: South side of Reames Road, Nottingham, 21220
Application Date: April 11, 2016
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a request for a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-106 (Forest Buffer) of the Baltimore County Code was requested to reduce the 35-foot setback to the Forest Buffer to 20 feet on three proposed mobile home park lots.

 
Revised September 22, 2017         

 

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