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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: 06-20-3293
Project Name: 402 Bowleys Quarters Road
Project Address or Location: 402 Bowleys Quarters Road
Application Date: August 13, 2020
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 5,880 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3286
Project Name: Spiegel Property
Project Address or Location: 9925 Bird River Road, Baltimore
Application Date: August 3, 2020
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 three specimen trees to develop an 87-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3275
Project Name: Ravenhurst Trail, Neighborspace Property
Project Address or Location: Wooded area between Ravenhurst Road and Macintosh Court
Application Date: July 8, 2020
Decision Date: July 20, 2020
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 13,685 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: 06-20-3273
Project Name: Singh’s Auto Body
Project Address or Location: 1202 Middle River Road
Application Date: June 26, 2020
Decision Date: July 20, 2020
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 1,126 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3241
Project Name: Taylor Avenue Gas Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Along Taylor Avenue, From Hillendale Road to Westmoreland Avenue
Application Date: May 8, 2020
Decision Date: May 15, 2020
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 6,869 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: 06-20-3239
Project Name: Greenleigh West
Project Address or Location: Maryland Route 43 and Campbell Boulevard, Middle River
Application Date: April 23, 2020
Decision Date: May 15, 2020
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 ten specimen trees for the grading and construction of three industrial buildings and associated infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3213
Project Name: Chick-fil-A Martin Plaza
Project Address or Location: 1202 Martin Boulevard, Middle River
Application Date: April 6, 2020
Decision Date: April 21, 2020
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 17,860 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3210
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric to Baltimore County Line Conductor Replacement
Project Address or Location: Raphael Road
Application Date: March 31, 2020
Decision Date: April 20, 2020
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 207,240 square feet of land. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3194
Project Name: Victory Villa Elementary School, Trash Rack Installation
Project Address or Location: 500 Compass Road, Middle River
Application Date: March 25, 2020
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 9,612 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: 06-20-3193
Project Name: Loreley Beach Community Building
Project Address or Location: 11305 Beach Road, White Marsh
Application Date: March 9, 2020
Decision Date:  March 25, 2020
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 5,585 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: 06-20-3188
Project Name: Bird River Road 9874
Project Address or Location: 9874 Bird River Road, Baltimore
Application Date: March 3, 2020
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 8,925 square feet of Forest Buffer for the continued residential use of a house, driveway, and lawn.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3204
Project Name: Village of Pawnee
Project Address or Location: 418 Wampler Road
Application Date: February 13, 2020
Decision Date: April 21, 2020
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 29,000 square feet of land with payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3172
Project Name: Lockheed Martin Middle River Complex
Project Address or Location: Chesapeake Park Plaza, Middle River
Application Date: February 12, 2020
Decision Date: February 19, 2020
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 113,000 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: 06-20-3195
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northeast To Raphael Road
Project Address or Location: Raphael Road
Application Date: January 31, 2020
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 378,738 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: 06-20-3163
Project Name: Bird River Grove LLC
Project Address or Location: 11319 Bird River Grove Road
Application Date: January 17, 2020
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 construct a 365-square-foot porch 12 feet from the water on a proposed single-family dwelling.  

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3143
Project Name: Bengtson Property
Project Address or Location: 9942 Bird River Road, Middle River
Application Date: January 2, 2020
Decision Date: January 23, 2020
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 9,600 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: 06-20-3134
Project Name: Bird River Grove LLC
Project Address or Location: 11319 Bird River Grove Road
Application Date: January 2, 2020
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 365 square feet of the 25-foot Modified Buffer Area for the construction of a porch on a new single-family dwelling.  

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3119
Project Name: 310 Greyhound Road Property
Project Address or Location: 310 Greyhound Road, Baltimore
Application Date: December 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to build a deck and shed within the 100-foot Non-Modified Buffer Area of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area.  

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3117
Project Name: Eastern Sanitary Landfill
Project Address or Location: 6259 Days Cove Road
Application Date: November 26, 2019
Decision Date: December 5, 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 or disturb approximately zero square feet of new impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-3121
Project Name: Wadkins Construction Property
Project Address or Location: 5712 Ranelagh Road
Application Date: November 25, 2019
Decision Date: December 20, 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 4,116 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

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: November 20, 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 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: 06-20-3218
Project Name: Stemmers Run Sewershed Meter Basin
Project Address or Location: Parktowne and Ridge Grove Neighborhoods
Application Date: November 19, 2019
Decision Date: April 23, 2020
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 186,000 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: 06-19-3105
Project Name: McCormick Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 5101 Hazelwood Avenue
Application Date: November 15, 2019
Decision Date: November 21, 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 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: 06-19-3111
Project Name: Parkville High School Slope Repair
Project Address or Location: Edgewood Avenue
Application Date: October 25, 2019
Decision Date: November 25, 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 16,000 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: 06-20-3168
Project Name: McCormick Elementary School Slope Erosion Repair
Project Address or Location: 5101 Hazelwood Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: October 15, 2019
Decision Date: February 10, 2020
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 33,676 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: 06-19-3108
Project Name: Philadelphia Road Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 11956 Philadelphia Road, Bradshaw
Application Date: September 23, 2019
Decision Date: November 22, 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 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
Revision Date: February 11, 2020
Decision Date: March 20, 2020
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 20 specimen trees for the purpose of constructing a self-storage building and 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
Revision Date: February 10, 2020
Decision Date:  March 20, 2020
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 2.28-acres of Forest Buffer including 205 linear feet of a stream and 0.11-acres of 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: 06-19-2983
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: 06-19-2951
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: 06-17-2434
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.

 
Revised August 13, 2020         

 

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