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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 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: 06-19-3102
Project Name: Parkville High School
Project Address or Location: 2600 Putty Hill Avenue
Application Date: November 14, 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 Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the 0.4 acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire 26.8-acre parcel and to impact the critical root zone of two specimen trees for the purpose of stabilizing a failed slope and returning it to prior condition. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3106
Project Name: McCormick Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 5101 Hazelwood Avenue
Application Date: November 15, 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 Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on the 0.6-acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire 16.4-acre parcel for the purpose of stabilizing a failed slope and returning it to prior condition. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3108
Project Name: Philadelphia Road Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 11956 Philadelphia Road, Bradshaw
Application Date: September 23, 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 27,031 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3083
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northeast Substation
Project Address or Location: 10249 Bird River Avenue
Application Date: September 23, 2019
Decision Date: October 2, 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 was received to remove four specimen trees for the purpose of constructing three new electrical transmission structures and providing transmission wire clearance zones at an existing substation. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3099
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northeast Substation Extension
Project Address or Location: White Marsh Boulevard and Pulaski Highway
Application Date: August 9, 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 88,684 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: 06-19-3074
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric at Kelso Drive
Project Address or Location: Kelso Drive West of Martin Boulevard, Essex
Application Date: August 7, 2019
Decision Date:  September 13, 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 10,142 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: 06-19-3054
Project Name: Hamm Property, Tax Account Number 1114066244
Project Address or Location: Tax Map 82, Grid 6, Parcel 710, Philadelphia Road, White Marsh
Application Date: July 31, 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 Baltimore County Code was received to remove 34 specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a self-storage building, associated parking and stormwater management.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3053
Project Name: Hamm Property, Tax Account Number 1114066244
Project Address or Location: Tax Map 82, Grid 6, Parcel 710, Philadelphia Road, White Marsh
Application Date: July 31, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact 2.57 acres of Forest Buffer and wetlands for the purpose of constructing a self-storage building, associated parking and stormwater management facilities. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3069
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Towns Court Culvert Replacement
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Interstate 695 and Philadelphia Road
Application Date: July 29, 2019
Decision Date: September 3, 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 6,856 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: 06-19-3059
Project Name: Windlass Run Sewer Interceptor
Project Address or Location: Windlass Run
Application Date: July 8, 2019
Decision Date: August 8, 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 15,000 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: 06-19-3048
Project Name: Orems Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 711 High Villa Road, 21221 
Application Date: June 25, 2019
Decision Date: September 5, 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 was received to apply the Forest Conservation requirements to the 3.8 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 15-acre site for the purpose of constructing new parking lots and a stormwater management facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3043
Project Name: 6803 Schaadts Road
Project Address or Location: 6803 Schaadts Road
Application Date: July 19, 2019
Decision Date: October 7, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact 5,480 square foot of the Critical Area buffer and to reduce the principal building setback for construction of a replacement single-family dwelling.   

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3032
Project Name: Williams Fields at Perry Hall
Project Address or Location: 11022 Philadelphia Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: June 24, 2019
Decision Date: June 28, 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 was received to remove one specimen tree for the purpose of grading for a residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3028
Project Name: Sumatech Park
Project Address or Location: 11006 Red Lion Road
Application Date: June 20, 2019
Decision Date: June 27, 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 2,450 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3026
Project Name: United House of Prayer
Project Address or Location: 6314 Kenwood Avenue, Rosedale
Application Date: June 17, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact a portion of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing a church and associated parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3036
Project Name: 1200 Middle River Road, Holman Property
Project Address or Location:1200 Middle River Road
Application Date: June 17, 2019
Decision Date: July 11, 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 5,665 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3017
Project Name: King Avenue 12-inch Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: King Avenue, Babikow Road, to Philadelphia Road
Application Date: May 28, 2019
Decision Date: June 4, 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 23,934 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: 06-19-3033
Project Name: 3502 Glenwood Road, Scarfield Property
Project Address or Location: 3502 Glenwood Road, Middle River
Application Date: May 6, 2019
Decision Date: July 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 construct approximately 1,603 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2992
Project Name: Kelso Drive
Project Address or Location: 8905 Kelso Drive, Essex
Application Date: April 24, 2019
Decision Date: May 6, 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 was received to apply the Forest Conservation requirements to the 0.46 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 2.0 acre site for the purpose of creating additional outdoor storage space.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3011
Project Name: Village of Pawnee
Project Address or Location: 418 Wampler Road, Middle River
Application Date: April 17, 2019
Decision Date: May 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 construct approximately 1,549 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2983
Project Name: Stemmers Run Sewershed Meter Basins Two B and Three
Project Address or Location: Double Rock Park Road, Baltimore
Application Date: April 22, 2019
Decision Date: July 19, 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 was received to remove 12 specimen trees for the purpose of rehabilitating 34,000 linear feet of sanitary sewer.  

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2979
Project Name: Long Beach Marina
Project Address or Location: 800 Chester Road, Baltimore
Application Date: April 11, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was received to place a 2,976-square-foot trellis within seven feet of the water in the Critical Area Buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2956
Project Name: Schaub Property
Project Address or Location: 11308 Red Lion Road, White Marsh
Application Date: March 11, 2019
Decision Date: May 13, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact a portion of the Forest Buffer for the purpose of continued existing use of a back yard lawn.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2951
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: 06-19-2896
Project Name: 7517 Gum Spring Road
Project Address or Location: 7517 Gum Spring Road
Application Date: January 2, 2019
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 273 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2893
Project Name: Wadkins Construction Company
Project Address or Location: 5719 Ranelagh Road, White Marsh 
Application Date: January 7, 2019
Decision Date: January 10, 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 was received to remove two specimen trees and impact three specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a new dwelling on a proposed subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2890
Project Name: Bird River DMP Site Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Bowerman Road
Application Date: December 5, 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 144,563 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: 06-18-2880
Project Name: Mallard Road 6715
Project Address or Location: 6715 Mallard Road
Application Date: December 20, 2018
Decision Date: June 13, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow the clearing of more than 30 percent of the forest on site in the Critical Area for a new dwelling, well, sand mound septic system and yard.

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: 06-17-2427
Project Name: Honeygo Animal Hospital
Project Address or Location: 15541 Philadelphia Road
Application Date: February 24, 2017
Decision Date: July 15, 2019
Status: Withdrawn
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.

 
Revised November 21, 2019         

 

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