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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 3

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 3 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 305, Towson, Maryland 21204. Please include the EPS Tracking Number in all correspondence.

Requests

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3330
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Mays Chapel Substation
Project Address or Location: 12011 Jennifer Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: October 20, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove four specimen trees in order to enclose the property with a new security fence.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3315
Project Name: Wilcox Property
Project Address or Location: 20309 Gores Mill Road, Freeland
Application Date: September 15, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 to allow for the continued use of 19,850 square feet of driveway and 13,900 square feet of stone building and corresponding access in the Forest Buffer Easement and for 1,705 square feet of impact to the 35-foot setback to the Forest Buffer Easement for a new dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3320
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Three A, West Conastone Otter Creek to Maryland State Line
Project Address or Location: Otter Creek to Maryland State Line
Application Date: August 27, 2020
Decision Date: October 2, 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 370,500 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: 03-20-3319
Project Name: Raver Residence
Project Address or Location: 502 Pond View Lane, Cockeysville
Application Date: August 27, 2020
Decision Date: September 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 construct approximately 3,551 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3294
Project Name: Foxhall Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 20450 Middletown Road, Freeland
Application Date: August 13, 2020
Decision Date: August 28, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code to allow continued use of 1.18 acres of future Forest Buffer Easement for agricultural activities including a pond, barns and sheds, in order to construct solar arrays on the 71-acre farm.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3282
Project Name: Kelly Branch Stream Restoration, Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Dulaney Valley Road at Pine Ridge Golf Course
Application Date: July 27, 2020
Decision Date: August 7, 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 121,388 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: 03-20-3295
Project Name: Ottenritter Property
Project Address or Location: 106 Old Padonia Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: July 17, 2020
Decision Date: August 24, 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 6,800 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3272
Project Name: Hunt Valley Town Center
Project Address or Location: 118 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley
Application Date: July 16, 2020
Decision Date: September 8, 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 33-3-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base forest conservation requirements on approximately 2.5 acres of new disturbance rather than the entire 84-acre property for the purpose of developing a restaurant.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3279
Project Name: Timonium Heights Block HH Lots Three through Seven
Project Address or Location: 20 Jefferson Avenue, Cockeysville
Application Date: July 8, 2020
Revision Date: October 5, 2020
Decision Date: October 16, 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 4,909 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3316
Project Name: Hunt Valley Community Center
Project Address or Location: 495 West Padonia Road, Timonium
Application Date: July 02, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 to allow for the continued use of approximately 3,300 square feet of existing front lawn in the proposed Forest Buffer Easement; continued use of approximately 3,000 square feet of existing house in the setback to the proposed forest buffer; and an additional 1,200 square feet of impacts to the proposed forest buffer in the form of driveway expansion is requested as well.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3266
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Notchcliff
Project Address or Location: 10650 Harford Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: June 29, 2020
Decision Date: August 5, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact the Forest Buffer in order to enclose the property with a new security fence.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3278
Project Name: Pine Grove Middle School
Project Address or Location: 9200 Old Harford Road
Application Date: June 17, 2020
Decision Date: July 27, 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 requested to base forest conservation requirements on the 6.8-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 34.6-acre site for the construction of building additions, parking lot and sidewalk improvements, and construction of stormwater management facilities at an existing school.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3267
Project Name: Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens
Project Address or Location: 200 East Padonia Road, Timonium
Application Date: June 18, 2020
Decision Date: July 8, 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 33-3-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was received to base forest conservation requirements on approximately 0.3-acre of new disturbance rather than the entire 68.6 acre property as well as to remove one specimen tree for the purpose of constructing a crematorium.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3262
Project Name: Bee Tree Manor, Lot one
Project Address or Location: 21033 Ridge Road, Freeland
Application Date: June 8, 2020
Decision Date: June 17, 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 6,180 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3271
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Mays Chapel Switching Station
Project Address or Location: Jenifer Road and West Padonia Road
Application Date: June 11, 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 6,020 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3247
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Notchcliff
Project Address or Location: 10650 Harford Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: May 28, 2020
Decision Date: July 29, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation was requested to remove six specimen trees in order to enclose the property with a new security fence.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3254
Project Name: McCarty Property
Project Address or Location: 3 Stonehurst Road, Phoenix
Application Date: May 27, 2020
Decision Date: July 20, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove one specimen tree that is endangering an existing house.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3245
Project Name: Fenwick Property Stream Bank Stabilization
Project Address or Location: 4243 Mount Zion Road, Upperco
Application Date: May 27, 2020
Decision Date: June 1, 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 15,227 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: 03-20-3240
Project Name: Timonium Animal Hospital
Project Address or Location: 2411 York Road
Application Date: May 12, 2020
Decision Date: May 15, 2020
Status: Approval (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 3,415 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3248
Project Name: Pearlstone Wet Meadow
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: May 8, 2020
Decision Date: June 3, 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 19,963 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be a small net increase in impervious area but no appreciable increase in runoff.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3227
Project Name: The Brown Property
Project Address or Location: 15031 Priceville Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: April 28, 2020
Revision Date: July 1, 2020
Decision Date: July 1, 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 7,750 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3235
Project Name: Radebaugh Property
Project Address or Location: 21515 Keeney Mill Road, Freeland
Application Date: May 6, 2020
Decision Date: May  11, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code to allow continued use of approximately six acres of Forest Buffer Easement for agricultural activities, including its homestead, in order to construct a single-family detached dwelling outside of this buffer on the 41-acre farm. A minimum 25-foot, fenced Forest Buffer would remain along all streams.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3237
Project Name: Ivy Hill Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 1320 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: May 8, 2020
Decision Date: July 10, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove one of seven specimen trees in order to develop a single residential lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3232
Project Name: Ivy Hill Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 1318 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: May 4, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove twelve 12 of 21 specimen trees in order to develop a single-residential lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3229
Project Name: Barger Property
Project Address or Location: 1316 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson
Application Date: May 4, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to remove three specimen trees for the grading and construction of a single-family dwelling and associated infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3227
Project Name: The Brown Property
Project Address or Location: 15031 Priceville Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: April 28, 2020
Decision Date: May 11, 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 5,400 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3201
Project Name: Pearce Road Pond Repair
Project Address or Location: 16522 JM Pearce Road
Application Date: April 7, 2020
Decision Date: April 8, 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 18,255 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: 03-20-3199
Project Name: HZ Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 21257 Mikules Manor Road 
Application Date: March 25, 2020
Decision Date: April 8, 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 2,415 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3250
Project Name: Fenwick Property, Stream Stabilization
Project Address or Location: 4243 Mount Zion Road, Upperco
Application Date: March 25, 2020
Decision Date: July 8, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 to temporarily impact approximately 160 linear feet of Piney Creek in order to voluntarily stabilize three reaches of eroded bank along this stream to protect six large sycamore trees providing shade to the trout stream.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3220
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Notchcliff Fence Upgrade
Project Address or Location: 3 Harford Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: March 18, 2020
Decision Date: April 28, 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 94,242 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: 03-20-3226
Project Name: Manzari Residence
Project Address or Location: 1730 Western Run Road
Application Date: March 30, 2020
Decision Date: May 4, 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 870 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3179
Project Name: Indian Run Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15603 Falls Road, Sparks
Application Date: February 27, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact approximately 1,430 linear feet of an unnamed tributary to Indian Run and an undetermined amount of its associated wetlands, floodplain and buffer in order to voluntarily restore this stream system, which would also entail creating forested riparian buffer adjacent to the restored stream channels.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3202
Project Name: Indian Run, Stockbridge Property Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15603 Falls Road, Sparks
Application Date: February 27, 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 157,307 square feet of land.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3176
Project Name: Pearlstone Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount  Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: February 26, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to remove one specimen tree in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary draining to Liberty Reservoir.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3167
Project Name: Yamamoto Property
Project Address or Location: 13546 Jarrettsville Pike, Phoenix 
Application Date: February 6, 2020
Decision Date: March 25, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree posing a threat to property and safety.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3138
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact an unspecified area of Forest Buffer Easement, including non-tidal wetlands, in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary. The impacted Forest Buffer Easement would be less than 4.7 acres and all of the disturbed Forest Buffer Easement would be restored and reforested.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3198
Project Name: Pheasant Run Stream and Wetland Restoration
Project Address or Location: Baldwin Mill Road
Application Date: February 6, 2020
Decision Date: April 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 1,608,758 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: 03-20-3187
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Conastone to Northwest Substation Phase Three
Project Address or Location: Baltimore County
Application Date: January 21, 2020
Decision Date: March 4, 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 2,476,783 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: 03-20-3153
Project Name: Briarcliff Apartments East
Project Address or Location: 599 Cranbrook Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: January 17, 2020
Decision Date: March 17, 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 Forest Conservation Law was requested to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 0.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 38.9-acre apartment complex and to remove three specimen trees in order to renovate an existing parking lot serving the apartments.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3139
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to temporarily impact approximately 0.1 acre of existing, forested Forest Conservation Easement in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary draining to Liberty Reservoir. The impacted Forest Conservation Easement area would be reforested as part of the stream restoration.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3138
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 10, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact an unspecified area of Forest Buffer Easement, including non-tidal wetlands, in order to voluntarily restore approximately 1,553 linear feet of the Hollingsworth Tributary. The impacted Forest Buffer Easement would be less than 4.7 acres and all disturbed Forest Buffer Easement would be restored and reforested.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3148
Project Name: Fourth Mine Farm Phase Two Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 716 Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: January 9, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law to create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 8.46 acres of reforestation planting through crop field conversion. A forest buffer of 6.42 acres is also proposed to be created. An existing planting bank was previously approved adjacent to this location.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3149
Project Name: Fourth Mine Farm Phase Two Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 716 Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: January 9, 2020
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to create a forest buffer planting bank on the property consisting of 6.42 acres of existing forest and two palustrine emergent wetlands that will be placed in a protective forest buffer easement. An additional 8.46 acres of reforestation planting through crop field conversion will be created on site. An existing planting bank was previously approved adjacent to this location.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3151
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Conastone to Northwest Substation
Project Address or Location: White Hall Maryland
Application Date: January 8, 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 276,219 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: 03-20-3155
Project Name: Chase Bank Timonium
Project Address or Location: 2446 York Road, Timonium
Application Date: January 8, 2020
Decision Date: January 31, 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 10,237 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3164
Project Name: Elseroad Property
Project Address or Location: Old Hanover Road
Application Date: January 8, 2020
Decision Date: February 5, 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 1,610 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3142
Project Name: Sassafras Solar
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland
Application Date: January 7, 2020
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 5,695 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3140
Project Name: Kaiser Permanente HUB
Project Address or Location: 2323 Through 2331 Greenspring Drive
Application Date: January 6, 2020
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 5,264 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3133
Project Name: Tamberrino Property Also Known as Bishop Property Lot One
Project Address or Location: 16511 York Road, Monkton
Application Date: December 31, 2019
Decision Date: March 25, 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 Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree within a Forest Conservation Easement that is endangering a house and driveway.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3130
Project Name: Shirley’s Choice
Project Address or Location: 2903 Cub Hill Road
Application Date: December 27, 2019
Decision Date: January 3, 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 829 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3115
Project Name: Fernkas Property Also Known as Calvin Menchey Property Minor Subdivision 
Project Address or Location: 15825 Falls Road, Sparks 
Application Date: November 26, 2019
Decision Date: March 17, 2020
Status: Denied (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 of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to reconfigure 0.3 acre of an existing Forest Conservation Easement in order to construct a swimming pool.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3112
Project Name: 11646 Manor Road
Project Address or Location: 11646 Manor Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: November 22, 2019
Decision Date: January 7, 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 Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove eight specimen trees for the grading and construction of a house and septic reserve area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3152
Project Name: Luther Villa
Project Address or Location: Riderwood Drive
Application Date: November 20, 2019
Decision Date: January 30, 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 8,210 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3110
Project Name: Priority One Acura
Project Address or Location: 10400 York Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: November 18, 2019
Decision Date: January 14, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Forest Buffer Code to impact a total of approximately 21,650 square feet of Forest Buffer including approximately 19,000 square feet of forested 100 year floodplain associated with Parks Run, a tributary to Beaver Dam Run, in order to construct additional parking area for an existing automotive dealership.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3109
Project Name: Dill Property Minor Subdivision 
Project Address or Location: 931 Miller Road, Parkton 
Application Date: November 18, 2019
Decision Date: December 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree within a septic reserve area in order to develop the existing lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3104
Project Name: Eagan Property
Project Address or Location: 1124 Piney Hill Road
Application Date: November 8, 2019
Revision Date: December 20, 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 disturb approximately 1,070 square feet of land area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3146
Project Name: Carroll Branch Stream Restoration Section One
Project Address or Location: 15317 Carroll Road, Monkton
Application Date: October 30, 2019
Decision Date: January 27, 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 735,202 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: 03-19-3094
Project Name: 15423 York Road
Project Address or Location: 15423 York Road, Sparks Glencoe
Application Date: October 29, 2019
Decision Date: December 10, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law of the Baltimore County Code to allow the continued use of 1,750 square feet of Forest Buffer to rebuild a barn, steps and a maintenance area. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3095
Project Name: 212 Hampton Park 
Project Address or Location: 212 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: November 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the  Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree in poor condition to eliminate a potential hazard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3096
Project Name: 215 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville
Project Address or Location: 215 Hampton Park Circle, Lutherville  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: November 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to remove one specimen tree in poor condition to eliminate a potential hazard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3093
Project Name: Carroll Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: 15317 Carroll Road, Monkton  
Application Date: October 28, 2019
Decision Date: December 5, 2019
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Forest Buffer Law to temporarily impact approximately 5,000 linear feet of Carroll Branch and its tributaries and 8.5 acres of its associated wetlands, floodplain and buffer in order to voluntarily restore 4,839 linear feet of this stream system, which would also entail creating approximately 8.5 acres of forested wetlands and riparian buffer adjacent to the restored stream channels.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3124
Project Name: Merryman Property
Project Address or Location: 16514 and 16518 Cedar Grove Road
Application Date: October 25, 2019
Decision Date: December 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 2,095 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3088
Project Name:
Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland
Application Date: September 29, 2019
Revision Date: March 11, 2020
Decision Date: March 27, 2020
Status: Approved (PDF)

Nature of Variance Request:
The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that an amendment to a December 31, 2019 variance was granted in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Buffer Law to allow continued use of a total of 7.48 acres of future Forest Buffer Easement for agricultural activities, including its homestead and yard area, with a minimum 50-foot wide buffer in existing cropland, in order to construct solar arrays on the 99.5-acre farm. The variance granted December 31, 2019 allowed for 6.8 acres of continued farming in the Forest Buffer with a minimum 80-foot wide buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3087
Project Name: Sassafras Solar Array
Project Address or Location: 632 Freeland Road, Freeland 
Application Date: September 29, 2019
Decision Date: December 31, 2019
Status: Denied (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law to base the afforestation requirement on the proposed 13.3-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 99.5-acre site in order to construct a solar array.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-3071
Project Name: Loveton Circle Seven and 39
Project Address or Location: 7 Loveton Circle, Sparks
Application Date: September 26, 2019
Revision Date: October 3, 2019
Decision Date: 
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Forest Conservation Law to base Forest Conservation requirements for a new parking lot on its 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 22.6-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2899
Project Name: Fourth Mine Branch Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: York Road, Parkton 
Application Date: January 3, 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 326,843 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: 03-19-2991
Project Name: Hollins Residence
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: December 18, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was requested to allow continued existing use of an outbuilding built by a neighbor within the Forest Conservation Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2883
Project Name: Greenfield Estates Section Two, Lot Three
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: December 18, 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow continued existing use of an outbuilding built by an adjacent neighbor within the Forest Conservation Easement on Lot Three.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-18-2791
Project Name: Schreibeis Property, Also Known as Lot Two of Lewis Property
Project Address or Location: 1260 Monkton Road, Monkton 
Application Date: August 2, 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 33-6-116 of the Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow a 300-square-foot wood shed within the forest conservation easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2957
Project Name: Lewis Property 
Project Address or Location: 1260 Monkton Road, Monkton
Application Date: August 2, 2018
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was received to request continued existing use of and rebuilding of a wood shed within the Forest Conservation Easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-19-2958
Project Name: Greenfield Estates  
Project Address or Location: 15809 York Road, Sparks 
Application Date: August 2, 2018
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Forest Conservation Law was received to impact 170 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement for the continued existing use of pool house built by an adjacent neighbor.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-17-2630
Project Name: Speer Property
Project Address or Location: 15845 Irish Avenue, Monkton
Application Date: October 23, 2017
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 requested to allow the continued use of 0.9 acres of Forest Buffer for pasture.

 
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