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February 1, 2021 – Council District 6

  1. EPS Variances
  2. Planning Board Meetings
  3. Planning Board Capital Improvement Program Meetings
  4. Design Review Panel Meeting
  5. Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board Meeting
  6. Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting
  7. Belair Road Water Line Replacement
  8. Hyde Park Pumping Station
  9. Brien Run Sewer Rehabilitation
  10. Bauernschmidt Manor Pumping Station
  11. Four Miles of New Water Line for Parkville
  12. Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station
  13. Mohrs Lane Bridge
  14. Administrative Variances
  15. Development Meetings
  16. 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 6

Planning Board Meetings

The board will meet virtually as follows:

  • Thursday, February 4, at 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 18, 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 Chris Davis by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at cdavis1@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Planning Board Capital Improvement Program Meetings

The board will meet virtually through Webex as follows:

  • Thursday, February 4, at 5:30 p.m.—Capital Improvement Program presentations will be delivered by the Department of Education and the Community College of Baltimore County.
  • Thursday, February 18, at 5:30 p.m.—Staff recommendations pertaining to the Capital Improvement Program

Alternative meeting dates have been tentatively scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, February 2, at 5:30 p.m.—Tentative alternative date for a Capital Improvement Program meeting
  • Tuesday, February 9, at 5:30 p.m.—Tentative alternative date for a Capital Improvement Program meeting
  • Tuesday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m.—Tentative alternative date for a Capital Improvement Program meeting

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 Chris Davis by phone at 410-887-3482 or by email at cdavis1@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Design Review Panel Meeting

The panel will meet virtually on Wednesday, February 10, at 6 p.m. through Webex. Please check the Design Review Panel page for a link to the meeting, information on participating in the virtual meeting, the meeting agenda and any last-minute schedule changes.

Information: Contact Jenifer Nugent by phone at 410-887-3480 or by email at jnugent@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board Meeting

The advisory board will meet virtually on Wednesday, February 10, at 6:30 p.m. through Webex. Please check the Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board page for a link to the meeting, information on participating in the virtual meeting, the meeting agenda and any last-minute schedule changes.

Information: Contact Megan Benjamin or Joe Wiley by phone at 410-887-3480 or by email at landpres@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting

The commission will meet virtually on Thursday, February 11, at 6 p.m. through Webex. Please check the Landmarks Preservation Commission page for a link to the meeting, information on participating in the virtual meeting, the meeting agenda and any last-minute schedule changes.

Information: Contact Taylor Bensley by phone at 410-887-3495 or by email at histpres@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Belair Road Water Line Replacement

Baltimore County has begun replacing 5,200 feet of water line on Belair Road between the City line and Fowler Avenue. This $6.5 million project is is expected to be completed in early 2022. The old 12-inch cast-iron line, which dates back to 1923, was prone to breaking. It will be replaced with a 24-inch diameter line that should improve reliability, system hydraulics and fire protection along the Belair Road corridor. Construction will take place between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Ingress and egress will be coordinated and provided to all property owners within the project limits.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Hyde Park Pumping Station

The Department of Public Works is improving the Hyde Park Sewage Pumping Station located near Back River and Muddy Gut. The improvements will cost $2,669,230 and will be finished in 2021. Work began in January 2020 and is 91 percent complete.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Brien Run Sewer Rehabilitation

Public Works is rehabilitating sewer lines in the Brien Run area south of Pulaski Highway. The project, anticipated to cost $7 million, began in March and is 38 percent finished.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Bauernschmidt Manor Pumping Station

Upgrades to the Bauernschmidt Sewage Pumping Station began in July 2019 and were expected to be finished during the summer of 2020. The project will cost $2,137,554 and is 95 percent complete.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Four Miles of New Water Line for Parkville

Baltimore County is installing more than four miles of new water mains in the Harford Park community in Parkville. The new ductile iron pipes will be located in an area bounded by Perring Parkway, Taylor Avenue, Harford Road and the Baltimore City line. The $5.6 million project, which is 90 percent complete, includes the reinstallation and relocation of 705 water service connections to water customers.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station

Baltimore County has begun renovating the Harewood Park Sewer Pumping Station at 12901 Princeton Road in Chase. Work on the $3.3 million project, which is 96 percent complete, began in July 2018.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Mohrs Lane Bridge

The Mohrs Lane Bridge (Bridge B-0143) over the CSX Railroad, north of Pulaski Highway, was closed in 2007 because of structural deterioration. Demolition was completed by CSX in 2011 at no cost to Baltimore County, which assumed ownership and plans to rebuild the span. A new bridge is currently being designed with construction scheduled to begin by 2023. Negotiations with CSX have added to the length of the project. This bridge will be part of the future Campbell Boulevard Corridor.

Information: Contact the Bureau of Engineering and Construction at engineering@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Administrative Variances

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

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

There are no Administrative Variances pending at the time of publication of this newsletter. Please visit the Zoning calendar for changes in District 6.

Development Meetings

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

Information: Call 410-887-3321.

Development Plan Hearing—8620 Ellen Court, Re-Subdivision of Lot 1 (Postponed from January 14, 2021)
Date and Time: Thursday, February 4, 10 a.m. to Noon
Property Location: 8620 Ellen Court
Meeting Location: Webex—County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
PAI Number: 09-0737
Tracking Number: MAJ-2019-00006
Proposal: Creating two lots from one existing lot.
Webex—Virtual Hearing: To speak during the hearing, you must register at least two business days in advance by completing the online request form. You can join the meeting online or by phone.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. Toll 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 180 833 3868
Information: Contact the Office of Administrative Hearings at 410-887-3868.

Development Plan Hearing—8620 Ellen Court, Re-Subdivision of Lot 1 (Continuation if Needed)
Date and Time: Friday, February 5, 10 to 11 a.m.
Property Location: 8620 Ellen Court
Meeting Location: Webex—County Office Building, Room 123, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204
PAI Number: 09-0737
Tracking Number: MAJ-2019-00006
Proposal: Creating two lots from one existing lot.
Webex—Virtual Hearing: To speak during the hearing, you must register at least two business days in advance by completing the online request form. You can join the meeting online or by phone.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. Toll 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 180 138 4900
Information: Contact the Office of Administrative Hearings at 410-887-3868.

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 are subject to change.

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

Zoning Hearings—7900 Honeygo Boulevard
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 3, 10 to 11 a.m.
Case Number: 2020-0262-SPHA
Property Location: Northeast corner of the intersection of Honeygo Boulevard and Perry Hall Boulevard
Legal Owners: White Marsh Plaza Trust
Special Hearing for an amendment to the order site plan approved in Zoning Case 2013-0206-A.
Variance to allow a total of 381 off-street surface parking spaces in lieu of the required 516 parking spaces.
To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. Toll 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 180 653 4008
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

Zoning Hearings—6603 and 6605 Pimlico Road (Continued)
Date and Time: Monday, February 8, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Case Number: 2020-0132-SPHA
Property Location: North of Farringdon Road, east side of Pimlico Road
Legal Owners: Bruce and Freda Goldman
Special Hearing:

  • A site plan for a new building of religious worship (synagogue) in accordance with the requirements of Baltimore County Zoning Regulations (BCZR) 1B01.1.B.1.g(6), including a finding that the restrictions contained in through (e) do not apply to the proposed project, specifically in this instance;
  • In the alternative to Special Hearing Request Number 1, a modification of the Residential Transition Area (RTA) under BCZR 1B.01.1.B.1.c(2), to approve, as shown on the Plan to Accompany Petition for Zoning Hearing;
  • A new building of religious worship (synagogue) with the proposed parking lot, storm water management areas, and building within the 50-foot RTA Buffer required by BCZR 1B.01.1.B.1.e(3);
  • The proposed parking lot and storm water management areas within the 75-foot RTA setback required by BCZR 1B.01.1.B.1.e(5);
  • The proposed synagogue building with a height in excess of 35 feet within the 100-foot RTA setback required by BCZR 1B.01.1.B.1.e(5);
  • A modified parking plan under BCZR 409.12.B containing 24 parking spaces as shown on the plan to Accompany Petition for Zoning Hearing to serve the proposed use on the property which would otherwise require 56 parking spaces;
  • Such further and other relief as the nature of this case may require.

Variance:

  • From BCZR 1B01.1.B.1.e.3, to permit an RTA Buffer of zero feet in lieu of the 50 feet required;
  • BCZR 1B01.1.B.1.e.5, to permit an RTA setback of 10 feet for the proposed parking lot in lieu of 75 feet otherwise required, as shown on the Plan to Accompany Petition for Zoning Hearing;
  • BCZR 1B01.1.B.1.e.5, to permit an RTA setback of 13 feet for the proposed storm water management areas in lieu of 75 feet otherwise required, as shown on the Plan to Accompany Petition for Zoning Hearing;
  • BCZR 1B01.1.B.1.e.5, to permit an RTA setback of 20 feet for the proposed synagogue building with a height in excess of 35 feet (permitted by right) in lieu of 100 feet otherwise required, as shown on the Plan to Accompany Petition for Zoning Hearing, or such lesser relief as may be determined by the Administrative Law Judge;
  • In the alternative to Special Hearing Request Number 3, a Variance from BCZR 409.6 to permit 24 parking spaces in lieu of 56 required.

To call in to the hearing, dial U.S. Toll 1-415-655-0001, Access Code: 180 472 8324
Information: Contact the Zoning Office at 410-887-3391.

 
Revised January 31, 2021         

 

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