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May 15, 2021 – Council District 1

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Baltimore County Master Plan 2030 Kick-Off
  4. Baltimore County Master Plan 2030
  5. Community and Business Association Registry Updates
  6. Water Main Replacement
  7. Lower Powder Mill Interceptor Rehabilitation
  8. Washington Boulevard Water Main
  9. Patapsco Sewer Shed Basin 33 Relief Sewer
  10. Powder Mill Relief Sewer
  11. Administrative Variances
  12. Development Meetings
  13. Zoning Hearings

EPS Variances

The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability (EPS) publishes a list of the environmental administrative variance requests along with their status. The requests are listed by County Council District.

Information: EPS Variances for District 1

Planning Board Meetings

The board will meet virtually as follows:

  • Thursday, May 20, at 4 p.m.

Please check the Planning Board page for links to the meetings, information on participating in the virtual meeting, the meeting agendas and any last-minute schedule changes.

Information: Contact Myles Muehlberger by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at mmuehlberger@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Baltimore County Master Plan 2030 Kick-Off

Save the date! The Department of Planning will meet virtually to focus on Council Districts 1 and 4 on Monday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Department of Planning for a series of Master Plan 2030 kick-off meetings in May. The meetings will be virtual and information for accessing the live meetings will be posted on the website in the coming days. In order to respond to community input, we are holding three meetings—focused on communities located in western, northern, and eastern Baltimore County.

Information: Browse the Master Plan 2030 website or contact the Department of Planning at masterplan@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Baltimore County Master Plan 2030

Baltimore County’s Master Plan 2030 provides the vision and strategies for growth over the next 10 years into a modern, 21st century county. We invite you to be a visionary. Visit the Master Plan website and join to stay informed and find out how you can bring your ideas to the table about growth, development and conservation.

Information: Browse the Master Plan 2030 website or contact the Department of Planning at masterplan@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Community and Business Association Registry Updates

The Department of Planning is requesting community and business associations confirm their information on file with the department is up to date. The department maintains a list of community and business associations, which is used to notify the association presidents of Community Input Meetings and other forums to discuss development proposals, and to notify them of upcoming planning studies and events. Please visit the webpage to confirm your association is listed, remove a listing, register your association or revise an existing registration.

Information: Browse the Community and Business Associations page, or contact Louise Nelson at 410-887-3480 or lnelson@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Water Main Replacement

Baltimore County is replacing 7,000 feet of failing cast-iron water main on Maiden Choice Lane between Kenwood Avenue and Wilkens Avenue, and on Kenwood Avenue between Maiden Choice Lane and Wilkens Avenue. The new 12-inch and eight-inch diameter lines will cost $2.3 million. It is about two percent finished.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Lower Powder Mill Interceptor Rehabilitation

Baltimore County began the rehabilitation of the Lower Powder Mill Sewer Interceptor in April. The line is 5,535 feet long and the project is expected to take more than a year. The estimated cost is $4,625,368 and it is about one percent finished.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Washington Boulevard Water Main

Baltimore County is replacing an old 16-inch diameter water main on Washington Boulevard between Clark Boulevard and the CSX railroad tracks that has been prone to breaking. The project (1,200 feet of new pipe) is about 15 percent complete and is currently on hold. The old pipe dates from 1950. The new pipe will cost $400,000.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Patapsco Sewer Shed Basin 33 Relief Sewer

The Department of Public Works and Transportation is building a new sewer line south of Interstate 70 in Patapsco Valley State Park. The project, which will take a year to complete, will cost $10,967,777. It is 90 percent finished.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Powder Mill Relief Sewer

Baltimore County is investing $4,627,585 to improve the sewer system from Liberty Road to Gwynndale Avenue. Work began in September 2019 and is about 95 percent complete.

Information: Email engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Administrative Variances

Administrative Variances Pending include requests for Administrative Variances pending before the Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections. These variances are up-to-date as of the publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

There are no Administrative Variances pending at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Zoning calendar for changes in District 1.

Development Meetings

Development Meetings include Community Input, Concept Plan, County Review, Development Review Committee and Hearing Officers Hearings. These meetings are up-to-date as of the publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Call 410-887-3321.

Development Review Committee—Arbutus Station
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 18, 1 to 2 p.m.
Property Location: 1516 Sulphur Spring Road
Meeting Location: Virtual Webex Meeting
DRC Number: 051821A 
PAI Number: 13-0225
Tracking Number: DRC-2021-00068
Request: The request is pursuant to Baltimore County Code, Section 32-4-106(b)(2) to amend the approved development plan.
Information: Contact Lloyd T. Moxley at lmoxley@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321.

Community Input Meeting—Ellicott Mill
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Property Location: 27 Frederick Road
Meeting Location: Virtual Webex Meeting
PAI Number: 01-0616
Tracking Number: MAJ-2021-00002
Proposal: The request is to convert an existing building to a 190-unit apartment building.
Meeting: Online or telephone via Webex. The project manager will provide County agency representatives, applicants and other registered interested parties wishing to monitor this meeting access information via email.
Attention: Until further notice, all Community Input Meetings will be held online. The public may request to monitor a Community Input Meeting by registering with the project manager listed below no less than one week prior to the meeting date. Community Input Meetings are not public hearings and access is at the discretion of Baltimore County.
Engineer: Richardson Engineering, LLC
Project Manager: Patrick B. Williams
Information: Contact Darryl D. Putty at pbwilliams@baltimorecountymd.gov or 410-887-3321.

Zoning Hearings

Zoning Hearings include Special Exceptions, Variances and other issues before the Office of Administrative Hearings of Baltimore County. These hearings are up-to-date as of the publication of this newsletter and subject to change.

Information: Call the Office of Administrative Law Judges at 410-887-3868 or Zoning Review at 410-887-3391.

Zoning Hearings—801 Hilltop Road
Date and Time: Monday, May 17, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Case Number: 2021-0083-SPHA
Property Location: Southeast corner of Hilltop Road and Valley Road
Legal Owners: Mark and Dawn Stoute
Special Hearing to approve a proposed addition of 1,204 square feet to an existing single-family dwelling for a proposed accessory use, in-law apartment with separate cooking facilities.
Variance to permit an existing dwelling of 3,119 square feet of overall floor area to have a proposed accessory use in-law apartment addition with a proposed area of 1,204 square feet, which is greater than one-third of the existing overall floor area in lieu of the required 1,040 square feet maximum floor area or one-third of the existing overall floor area of the existing dwelling.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. toll: 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 160 834 4789.
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

Zoning Hearings—6667 Security Boulevard
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 18, 10 a.m. to Noon
Case Number: 2021-0080-XA
Property Location: South side of Security Boulevard, southeast of Whitehead Court
Legal Owners: Jake and Jill Properties, LLC
Special Exception for a car wash.
Variance to allow a side-landscaped transition area of zero feet in lieu of the required 6 feet abutting nonresidential-zoned land.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. toll: 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 160 603 0187.
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

Zoning Hearings—4701 Wilkens Avenue
Date and Time: Monday, May 24, 10 to 11 a.m.
Case Number: 2021-0090-SPH
Property Location: South side of Wilkens Avenue, 195 feet south of the centerline of Wilkens Avenue
Legal Owners: Maryland CVS Pharmacy LLC
Special Hearing for permission to install a "West-land Gardens" directional sign.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. toll: 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 160 175 3287.
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

Zoning Hearings—112 Starhill Lane
Date and Time: Monday, May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Case Number: 2021-0094-A
Property Location: West side of Starhill Lane
Legal Owners: Wesley and Jennifer Peters
Variance:

  • For a setback from a side building face with a window to a property line to be 14 feet in lieu of the minimum setback of 15 feet;
  • For a setback from a side building face with a window to a side building face with a window to be as little as 28 feet in lieu of the minimum setback of 40 feet;
  • For such other and further relief as may be required.

To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. toll: 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 160 160 6180.
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

 
Revised May 14, 2021         

 

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