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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 7

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 7 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: 07-19-3113
Project Name: North Point Village Park
Project Address or Location: 4001 Augustin Lane, Dundalk
Application Date: November 22, 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 Forest Buffer Law was received to impact 14,904 square feet of Forest Buffer and 8,858 square feet of isolated nontidal wetlands, to grade, fill and add storm drains to an existing active recreation area in a county park to create a useable space.        

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3091
Project Name: Eckert Property
Project Address or Location: 32 Stemmers Run Road, 21221
Application Date: October 15, 2019
Decision Date: November 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 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact 2,700 square feet of Forest Buffer to construct a 1,200 square-foot garage and to allow the continued use of a back yard.      

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3080
Project Name: Gray Manor Sewershed Trappe Road Project
Project Address or Location: Trappe Road, Lynch Road to North Point Boulevard, Dundalk
Application Date: August 12, 2019
Decision Date: September 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 disturb approximately 51,516 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: 07-19-3079
Project Name: Gray Manor Sewershed North Point Boulevard Project
Project Address or Location: North Point Boulevard, Dundalk
Application Date: August 12, 2019
Decision Date: September 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 disturb approximately 59,933 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: 07-19-3078
Project Name: Gray Manor Sewershed Lynch Road Project
Project Address or Location: Lynch Road, Nevill Road
Application Date: August 12, 2019
Decision Date: September 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 disturb approximately 64,685 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: 07-19-3068
Project Name: Delmar Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Edgemere Area, Sparrows Point
Application Date: August 8, 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 117,220 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: 07-19-3042
Project Name: Turkey Point Sewage Pumping Station Improvements
Project Address or Location: 726 Back River Neck Road, Essex
Application Date: July 19, 2019
Decision Date: July 24, 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 784 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3040
Project Name: Millers Island Sewage Pumping Station Improvements
Project Address or Location: 8819 Millers Island Road, Sparrows Point
Application Date: July 9, 2019
Decision Date: July 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 1,960 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3052
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric East Point Phase Three
Project Address or Location: Vicinity of Northpoint Road and Eastern Avenue
Application Date: June 25, 2019
Decision Date: August 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 disturb approximately 34,844 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: 07-19-3039
Project Name: Safestore Self Storage  Dundalk
Project Address or Location: 1326 Merritt Boulevard
Application Date: June 11, 2019
Decision Date: July 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 construct approximately 3,652 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3022
Project Name: Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk PEB Building
Project Address or Location: 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore
Application Date: June 11, 2019
Decision Date: July 3, 2019 
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management 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 apply the Forest Conservation regulations to the 0.7 acres limits of disturbance instead of the 49.8-acre site in order to construct a new building on an existing parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3013
Project Name: Sagamore Spirits Aging Barns Phase Two 
Project Address or Location: 4611 North Point Boulevard, Dundalk    
Application Date: May 28, 2019
Decision Date: May 31, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management 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 in order to expand the whisky aging facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3002
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Retail Center
Project Address or Location: 2001 Wharf Road
Application Date: May 10, 2019
Decision Date: May 29, 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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to modify the March 6, 2018 Forest Buffer variance approval conditions to allow more time to plant approved buffer areas.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3031
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, East Point Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Eastern Avenue, North Point Boulevard
Application Date: May 2, 2019
Decision Date: June 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 disturb approximately 21,184 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: 07-19-3006
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic State Highway Administration, Access Permit Plans
Project Address or Location: Maryland Route 158, Maryland Route 157 and Maryland Route 151B
Application Date: May 2, 2019
Decision Date: June 25, 2019
Status: Withdrawn
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 107,595 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3007
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Retail Development Access Roads
Project Address or Location: Bethlehem Boulevard and Wharf Road
Application Date: May 2, 2019
Decision Date: June 25, 2019
Status: Withdrawn
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 9,148 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2995
Project Name: Mace Medical
Project Address or Location: 2800 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore
Application Date: May 1, 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 four specimen trees in order to develop a medical office building.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3008
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Maryland 157 Improvements
Project Address or Location: Maryland 157 and Reservoir Road
Application Date: April 25, 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 43,995 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2984
Project Name: Hillshire Overlook
Project Address or Location: Hillshire Road, Baltimore
Application Date: April 25, 2019
Decision Date: May 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove 13 specimen trees in order to develop an 18-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3010
Project Name: Soil Stockpile
Project Address or Location: 1001 68th Street, Rosedale
Application Date: April 25, 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 disturb approximately 96,687 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: 07-19-2989
Project Name: Eastpoint Sewer Relief Design
Project Address or Location: Gough Street and Rolling Mill Road, Baltimore 
Application Date: April 23, 2019
Decision Date: May 6, 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 12,798 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: 07-19-3005
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Baltimore Port of Entry Number Two
Project Address or Location: 1401 through 1501 Shipyard Road, Sparrows Point
Application Date: April 17, 2019
Decision Date: June 25.2019
Status: Withdrawn
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 1,053,715 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3004
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Baltimore Port of Entry Number One
Project Address or Location: 1401 through 1501 Shipyard Road, Sparrows Point
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 1,512,840 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-3035
Project Name: Country Club Estates
Project Address or Location: 919 Wise Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: April 1, 2019
Revision Date: June 10, 2019
Decision Date: July 8, 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 Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code was granted to permanently impact 4,375 square feet of forest buffer including 54 square feet of nontidal wetlands and the associated 35-foot setback in order to develop a residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2972
Project Name: Country Club Estates
Project Address or Location: 919 Wise Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: April 1, 2019
Decision Date: June 17, 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 remove 51 specimen trees in order to develop a residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2963
Project Name: Essex Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Structural Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Essex 
Application Date: March 29, 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 21,545 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: 07-19-2977
Project Name: Sagamore Spirits Aging Barns
Project Address or Location: 4611 North Point Boulevard
Application Date: March 27, 2019
Revision Date: August 1, 2019
Decision Date: August 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 32,234 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

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 43,560 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2978
Project Name: Cove Road LLC, Belfast Valley Contractors
Project Address or Location: 8224 Cove Road
Application Date: March 22, 2019
Decision Date: April 17, 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 17,380 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2963
Project Name: Essex Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Structural Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: Essex
Application Date: March 25, 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 21,545 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: 07-19-2955
Project Name: Mason Properties
Project Address or Location: 814 Essex Avenue, Essex
Application Date: March 5, 2019
Revision Date: November 8, 2019
Decision Date: November 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 construct approximately 3,128 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2941
Project Name: Libs Lane Extended
Project Address or Location: Between Libs Lane and Morse Lane, Dundalk
Application Date: February 26, 2019
Decision Date: April 15, 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 Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to allow for greater lot coverage than permitted and forest clearing over 30 percent for the construction of a private road.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2939
Project Name: Clark Dietrich Building Systems
Project Address or Location: 4600 North Point Boulevard, Baltimore
Application Date: February 22, 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 in accordance with Section 33-2-205 of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to allow for greater lot coverage than permitted and forest clearing over 30 percent for the construction of a private road.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2917
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Aluma Safway
Project Address or Location: 6001 Reservoir Road
Application Date: January 23, 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 0.90 acres of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2931
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Royal Farms Gas Line
Project Address or Location: 7300 Bethlehem Boulevard
Application Date: January  2, 2018
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 42,616 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: 07-19-2932
Project Name: Edgar Grove Lots 7 through 12
Project Address or Location: Turkey Point Road
Application Date: January 1, 2018
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 construct approximately 740 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2897
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Project Slate
Project Address or Location: Sparrows Point
Application Date: December 26, 2018
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 46.89 acres of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-19-2920
Project Name: Schaffer Property
Project Address or Location: 7424 Blevins Avenue, Sparrows Point
Application Date: December 21, 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 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: 07-18-2879
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric East Point Phase One
Project Address or Location: North Point, Poplar Avenue
Application Date: December 6, 2018
Decision Date: December 20, 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 32,224 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: 07-18-2832
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Bethlehem Boulevard Improvements
Project Address or Location: Bethlehem Boulevard, Sparrows Point
Application Date: October 10, 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 56,630 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-18-2810
Project Name: Mace Medical Office Building
Project Address or Location: 2800 Mace Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: September 13, 2018
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management 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 nine specimen trees in order to construct a medical office building and associated stormwater management facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-18-2777
Project Name: 1035 Cedar Creek Road 
Project Address or Location: 1035 Cedar Creek Road
Application Date: August 1, 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 33-2-205 of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law was requested to impact a Critical Area Buffer and associated 35-foot setback for the construction of a single-family dwelling, driveway and associated yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-18-2734
Project Name: Patapsco High School
Project Address or Location: 8100 Wise Avenue, Dundalk
Application Date: May 10, 2018
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 8,923 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: 07-17-2490
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Marine Bulk Storage
Project Address or Location: 7000 Mardigian Road at Sparrows Point
Application Date: June 5, 2017
Revised Date: June 27, 2017
Decision Date: July 21, 2017
Status: Withdrawn
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Code was received to base the afforestation requirement on the 25.3 acre limits of disturbance outside the Critical Area rather than the entire 2,442.59-acre property in order to construct six bulk storage buildings and associated roads and parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2444
Project Name: Dillon Property
Project Address or Location: 8622 Tall Oaks Road at Sparrows Point
Application Date: March 20,2017
Decision Date: May 17, 2017
Status: Withdrawn
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-2-205 of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to approve a 12-foot by 25-foot deck 35 feet from the water’s edge within the 100-foot Critical Area buffer.

 
Revised November 25, 2019         

 

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