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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 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: 07-17-2548
Project Name: Dundalk Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 2717 Playfield Street
Application Date: August 17, 2017
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 construct approximately 16,550 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2535
Project Name: Tickwood Road Sewer at Turkey Point
Project Address or Location: Tickwood Road in Essex
Application Date: July 19, 2017
Decision Date: August 14, 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 8,220 square feet of impervious area for a sewer project. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2533
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Marine Bulk Storage
Project Address or Location: 7000 Mardigan Road
Application Date: June 30, 2017
Decision Date: August 9, 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 1,913,590 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2529
Project Name: Goodwood Avenue Eight-inch Water Distribution Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Goodwood Road, Essex
Application Date: July 31, 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 8,223 square feet of impervious area for a water main replacement. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2528
Project Name: Baltimore Yacht Club Road, L.L.C.
Project Address or Location: 835 Baltimore Yacht Club Road
Application Date: August 3, 2017
Decision Date: August 29, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law was requested to impact the Critical Area buffer and associated 35-foot setback for construction of a replacement dwelling with a deck, porches, stairs and continued use of the yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2527
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic PCS Concrete Plant
Project Address or Location: 1525 Wharf Road, Sparrows Point
Application Date: August 2, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 Baltimore County Code Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law was requested to allow the continued use of approximately 11,865 square feet of the Critical Area buffer for access to the site and an effluent runoff sampling platform.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2515
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic
Project Address or Location: 1600 Sparrows Point Boulevard, Sparrows Point
Application Date: July 18, 2017
Decision Date: July 21, 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 Forest Conservation Code was received to apply the requirements to only the pervious areas located within a priority funding area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2514
Project Name: Riverside Marina
Project Address or Location: 534 to 602 Riverside Drive
Application Date: July 13, 2017
Decision Date: July 21, 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 7,580 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2490
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Marine Bulk Storage
Project Address or Location: 7000 Mardigian Road in Sparrows Point
Application Date:  June 5, 2017
Revised Date: June 27, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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: 07-17-2469
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Distribution Warehouse B-6
Project Address or Location: Sparrows Point
Application Date: April 19, 2017
Decision Date: May 4, 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 3,267,000 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2468
Project Name: Essex Gateway Center
Project Address or Location: 25 Eastern Boulevard
Application Date: April 17, 2017
Decision Date: May 4, 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 2,400 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: 07-17-2464
Project Name: Dawson Property
Project Address or Location: 1718-A Pinewood Avenue
Application Date: April 19, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 was requested to impact 40 feet of the 100-foot Critical Area buffer for a dwelling and a 35-foot yard setback for a total of 1,937 square feet on an existing lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2461
Project Name: Dawson Property
Project Address or Location: 1718 Pinewood Avenue
Application Date: April 19, 2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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 impact 40 feet of the 100-foot Critical Area Buffer for a dwelling and a 35-foot yard setback on an existing lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2444
Project Name: Dillon Property
Project Address or Location: 8622 Tall Oaks Road, Sparrows Point
Application Date: March 20,2017
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
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.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2430
Project Name: World Access Building at Tradepoint Atlantic Site A-4
Project Address or Location: 6300 Cold Mill Road, Sparrows Point
Application Date: February 27, 2017
Decision Date: February 28, 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 Forest Conservation Code was received to base the Forest Conservation requirements on the 1.6 acres of pervious area within the 6.49 acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire 61.6 acre lease area in order to upgrade the existing building and facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2420
Project Name: Inverness Park Shoreline Enhancement
Project Address or Location: Inverness Park, Dundalk
Application Date: February 10, 2017
Decision Date: February 16, 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 229,121 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: 07-17-2415
Project Name: Watersedge Park Shoreline Erosion Control and Enhancement
Project Address or Location: Bullneck Road, Dundalk
Application Date: February 3, 2017
Decision Date: February 7, 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 280,959 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no significant increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2413
Project Name: Peninsula Sewage Pumping Station Improvements
Project Address or Location: 8401 Stansbury Avenue, Dundalk
Application Date: February 2, 2017
Decision Date: February 7, 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 6,610 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 significant increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2409
Project Name: BGE Lafarge Pole Renewal and Upgrades
Project Address or Location: Sparrows Point Boulevard
Application Date: January 25, 2017
Decision Date: January 26, 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 42,672 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: 07-17-2406
Project Name: Dunkin Donuts
Project Address or Location: 900 Eastern Boulevard
Application Date: January 14, 2017
Decision Date: January 25, 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 14,962 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: 07-17-2404
Project Name: Lynch Point Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: North Point Road and Sparrows Point Road South
Application Date: January 9, 2017
Decision Date: January 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 26,572 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: 07-17-2396
Project Name: Mohan Property Also Known As Former Slifker Property
Project Address or Location: 917 George Avenue, Essex​
Application Date: October 27, 2016
Decision Date: January 6, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 impact approximately 4,950 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement for a yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2395
Project Name: Orear Property Also Known As Former Slifker Property
Project Address or Location: 915 George Avenue, Essex​
Application Date: October 4, 2016
Decision Date: January 6, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 impact approximately 2,700 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement for a yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2394
Project Name: Timberlake Property Also Known As Former Slifker Property
Project Address or Location: 909 George Avenue, Essex
Application Date: September 30, 2016
Decision Date: January 6, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 impact approximately 2,700 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement for a yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-17-2393
Project Name: Cox’s Point Park Shoreline Erosion Control and Enhancement
Project Address or Location: Riverside Drive, Essex
Application Date: December 20, 2016
Decision Date: January 4, 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 8,700 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no significant increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2371
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Site A4 World Access Building
Project Address or Location: Tradepoint Atlantic Site A4 World Access Building, Riverside Drive, Sparrows Point
Application Date: December 8, 2016
Decision Date: December 9, 2016
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 Forest Conservation Code was received to base the Forest Conservation requirements on the 1.2 acres of pervious area within the 1.86 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 61.6 acre lease area in order to add loading docks and associated access in three locations to an existing building.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2370
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Site A-3
Project Address or Location: Riverside Drive, Sparrows Point
Application Date: December 2, 2016
Decision Date: December 8, 2016
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 Forest Conservation Code was received to base the afforestation requirement on the 1.14 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 2,442.59-acre property in order to construct two distribution centers and associated roads and parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2362
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic World Access Building Phase 2
Project Address or Location: 300 Cold Mill Road, Formerly Known As 1600 Sparrows Point Road
Application Date: November 16, 2016
Amended Date: February 10, 2017
Decision Date: February 15, 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 215,622 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2361
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic World Access Building Phase 1
Project Address or Location: 1600 Sparrows Point Road
Application Date: November 17, 2016
Decision Date: December 1, 2016
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 19,391 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2356
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Saint John’s Distribution Warehouse
Project Address or Location: 2001 Wharf Road in Sparrows Point
Application Date: November 17, 2016
Decision Date: December 17, 2016
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 Forest Conservation Law was received to base the Forest Conservation requirements on the 24.7 acres of pervious area within the 81 acre limits of disturbance rather than the entire property in order to construct a warehouse, office and retail facility with associated roads, utilities and parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2354
Project Name: Malec Property
Project Address or Location: 2229 Phillips Road
Application Date: November 10, 2016
Revision Date: April 12, 2017
Decision Date: April 13, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-2-205 of the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law of the Baltimore County Code was requested to allow use of approximately 19,780 square feet of the 4.1-acre Critical Area Easement Tidal Buffer for continued Waterman operations.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2343
Project Name: Parkview at Center Place
Project Address or Location: 103 Center Place, Dundalk
Application Date: October 21, 2016
Decision Date: November 2, 2016
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 23,522 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2339
Project Name: North Point Boulevard, BGE Gas Main Upgrade
Project Address or Location: North Point Boulevard, Wise Avenue Vicinity
Application Date: October 19, 2016
Decision Date: October 24, 2016
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 19,293 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: 07-16-2334
Project Name: Tradepoint Atlantic Site A-3
Project Address or Location: Riverside Drive, Sparrows Point
Application Date: October 18, 2016
Modified Date: October 31, 2016
Decision Date: November 1, 2016
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 1.02-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire property in order to construct two distribution centers and associated roads and parking.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2324
Project Name: Fort Howard Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Howard and Todd Avenues, Sparrows Point
Application Date: September 21, 2016
Decision Date: October 5, 2016
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 37,000 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: 07-16-2323
Project Name: Turkey Point Area Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Turkey Point Road
Application Date: September 21, 2016
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 80,557 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: 07-16-2321
Project Name: Celmer Property Also Known As Former Slifker Property
Project Address or Location: 913 George Avenue
Application Date: September 22, 2016
Decision Date: January 6, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 impact the Forest Conservation Easement for a yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2316
Project Name: Vaughn Property Also Known As Former Slifker Property
Project Address or Location: 911 George Avenue
Application Date: September 20, 2016
Decision Date: January 6, 2017
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 continue to impact the Forest Conservation Easement for a swing set, play house, fire pit and garden.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2310
Project Name: Fischer Property
Project Address or Location: 200 West Road
Application Date: September 9, 2016
Decision Date: October 4, 2016
Status: Approved (PDF)
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 Baltimore County Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Code was requested to approve two retaining walls to stabilize a failing hillside within the 100-foot Critical Area buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 07-16-2282
Project Name: Radtke Property
Project Address or Location: 8221 Peach Orchard Road, Dundalk
Application Date: July 8, 2016
Decision Date: October 26, 2016
Status: Denied (PDF)
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 Baltimore County Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Law was requested to approve an already built 33-foot by 57-foot concrete patio within the 100-foot Critical Area buffer.

 
Revised September 22, 2017         

 

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