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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.

Please include the EPS tracking number in all correspondence. Anyone interested in submitting written comments may do so via email to deprmvariances@baltimorecountymd.gov or by correspondence to David Lykens, Director Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability County Office Building, Main Office, Room 305, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204.

Requests

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3747
Project Name: Shelley Yvonne Property
Project Address or Location: 1639 Bond Road, Parkton
Application Date: July 22, 2022
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 to remove seven of sixteen specimen trees in order to develop a two-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3744
Project Name: Pilkterton Property
Project Address or Location: 1252 Lower Glencoe Road, Sparks
Application Date: July 20, 2022
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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code to impact approximately 4.1 acres of a 4.9-acre agriculturally disturbed Forest Buffer Easement in order to use the buffer as horse pasture. 0.8-acre of the buffer that is currently in row crop would be afforested to provide a forested 100-foot buffer as mitigation.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3737
Project Name: Bishop Property
Project Address or Location: 17903 Bacon Road, White Hall
Application Date: July 5, 2022
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 Code was requested to allow the continued use of 1.8 acres of Forest Buffer for the fencing and pasture of horses.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3739
Project Name: Nob Hill North, Infrastructure Only
Project Address or Location: Nob Hill Park Drive
Application Date: June 30, 2022
Decision Date: July 19, 2022
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 7,284 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3713
Project Name: 5 Wyndam Court
Project Address or Location: 5 Wyndam Court
Application Date: June 10, 2022
Decision Date: June 15, 2022
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 9,677 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3712
Project Name: Williams Property also known as Locust Hill Farm
Project Address or Location: 3012 Butler Road, Reisterstown 
Application Date: June 10, 2022
Decision Date: June 30, 2022
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 Forest Conservation Law. If granted, the variance would allow continued use of an unspecified length and area of equestrian trail through a proposed 131.2-acre Forest Conservation Easement that is part of a stream and wetland restoration project on the 177.8-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3711
Project Name: Outen Property
Project Address or Location: 2703 Waldor Drive, Cub Hill 
Application Date: June 8, 2022
Decision Date: June 29, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to impact approximately 1,400 square feet of Forest Buffer to construct a 995-square foot addition to a long-standing single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3716
Project Name: State Highway Administration Improvement Project
Project Address or Location: Maryland 30 at Rue Saint Lo Drive 
Application Date: June 6, 2022
Decision Date: June 16, 2022
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 0.22 acres 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: 03-22-3718
Project Name: Thomaskos Property
Project Address or Location: 2506 Proctor Lane, Baltimore 
Application Date: June 2, 2022
Decision Date: July 17, 2022 
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 remove one specimen tree to construct a single-family dwelling on a new lot served by public water and sewer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3705
Project Name: Donaldson Property
Project Address or Location: 4420 Breidenbaugh Lane, Glen Arm 
Application Date: June 1, 2022
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 was requested to remove eight specimen trees to construct a single-family dwelling served by a private well and septic system.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3704
Project Name: Donaldson Property
Project Address or Location: 4420 Breidenbaugh Lane, Glen Arm 
Application Date: June 1, 2022
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 Code was requested to impact approximately 7,519 square feet of Forest Buffer to construct a single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3696
Project Name: Pheasant Run Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 13000 block Baldwin Mill Road, Baldwin 
Application Date: May 5, 2022
Decision Date: July 5, 2022
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 was requested to waive the afforestation requirement to create a stream and wetland mitigation bank on a former 70.9-acre plant nursery.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3690
Project Name: Hanken Michael Property aka King’s Eye Farm
Project Address or Location: 3355 Black Rock Road, Reisterstown 
Application Date: May 2, 2022
Decision Date: June 30, 2022
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 received to allow continued use of approximately 12,000 square feet of equestrian trail through a 40.7-acre Forest Conservation Easement that is part of a stream and wetland restoration project on a 98.9-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3727
Project Name: Powell Property 
Project Address or Location: 900 Stags Head Road, Towson 
Application Date: April 27, 2022
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 Code was requested to impact 1,370 square feet of Forest Buffer on an existing lot of record to allow construction of a pool, deck and retaining wall and the continued use of a portion of the yard. A variance was previously approved for the pool, deck and retaining wall and continued use of the yard under Tracking 03-22-3622. However, it has become necessary to change the pool, decking and retaining wall location requiring this new variance request.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3676
Project Name: Scotto Property
Project Address or Location: 15837 Falls Road
Application Date: April 13, 2022
Decision Date: April 22, 2022
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 4,174 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3675
Project Name: Maryland State Fairgrounds Stormwater Management Retrofit
Project Address or Location: 2200 York Road, Timonium 
Application Date: April 12, 2022
Decision Date: July 29, 2022
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the 1.8-acre limit of disturbance for constructing a water quality management facility rather than the entire 88.8-acre fairground.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3674
Project Name: Maryland State Fairgrounds Stormwater Management Retrofit
Project Address or Location: 2200 York Road, Timonium 
Application Date: April 12, 2022
Decision Date: July 29, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to forego recordation of a Forest Buffer Easement as a condition of approval for constructing a water quality management facility at the longstanding fairground.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3672
Project Name: Tributary to Minebank Run at Metfield Road
Project Address or Location: 6 Waller Court Between Cowpens Road and the Confluence with Minebank Run 
Application Date: April 11, 2022
Decision Date: April 11, 2022
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 442,822 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3667
Project Name: Long Quarter Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: West Lutherville
Application Date: April 7, 2022
Decision Date: May 10, 2022
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 to remove five specimen trees and critically impact four others in order to rehabilitate an existing sewer interceptor through various properties.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3669
Project Name: Ruhl Property
Project Address or Location: 1157 Blue Mount, Monkton
Application Date: April 7, 2022
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 Code was received to allow the existing house within a proposed subdivision to be within the 35-foot principal structure setback of the forest buffer on the property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3657
Project Name: Invernizzi Property
Project Address or Location: 16552 Yeoho Road, Sparks Glencoe 
Application Date: March 31, 2022
Decision Date: May 18, 2022
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, Forest Conservation Law, to critically impact one specimen tree to construct a single-family detached dwelling on a County-approved minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3655
Project Name: Tandan and O’Toole Property
Project Address or Location: 2309 Tufton Springs Lane, Reisterstown
Application Date: March 28, 2022
Decision Date: May 19, 2022
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 continue to mow approximately 3,500 square feet of existing Forest Conservation Easement on the 1.75-acre property. Planting trees in the 3,500 square-foot mowed buffer area and approximately 3,000 square feet of Forest Conservation Easement expansion are proposed as mitigation.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3654
Project Name: Noxell Corporation
Project Address or Location: 11050 York Road, Hunt Valley 
Application Date: March 15, 2022
Decision Date: April 8, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to continue using an existing building, driveways and parking lot within the Forest Buffer. A similar variance was granted in 2009, but the amount of buffer area to be impacted by continued use has been reduced by the current request, and conditions of the original variance were not met.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3643
Project Name: Carneyland Property
Project Address or Location: 9624 and 9626 Harford Road 
Application Date: March 15, 2022
Decision Date: March 22, 2022
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 980 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3664
Project Name: Villa Maria Gallagher Program
Project Address or Location: 2296 Dulaney Valley Road 
Application Date: March 8, 2022
Decision Date: April 7, 2022
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 7,753 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3665
Project Name: Duncan Hill Road Property
Project Address or Location: 15438 Duncan Hill Road Property 
Application Date: March 3, 2022
Decision Date: April 7, 2022
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 8,577 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3633
Project Name: Tandan and O’Toole Property
Project Address or Location: 2309 Tufton Springs Lane, Reisterstown
Application Date: March 1, 2022
Decision Date: May 19, 2022
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-103 was requested to continue to mow approximately 3,500 square feet of existing Forest Buffer Easement on the 1.75-acre property. Planting trees in the 3,500-square foot mowed buffer area and approximately 3,000 square feet of buffer expansion are proposed as mitigation.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3646
Project Name: Pall Corporation 
Project Address or Location: 2120 Greenspring Drive 
Application Date: February 23, 2022
Decision Date: March 22, 2022
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 10,848 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3629
Project Name: McCormick and Company Parking Lot Expansion
Project Address or Location: 11100 McCormick Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: February 15, 2022
Decision Date: April 22, 2022
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 received to base afforestation requirement on the 1.9-acre limit of disturbance for expanding a parking lot rather than the entire 48.6-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3628
Project Name: Associated Catholic Charities, Villa Maria
Project Address or Location: 2296 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium 
Application Date: February 15, 2022
Decision Date: June 30, 2022
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 received to base afforestation requirement on the 0.4-acre limit of disturbance for constructing a bus drop off facility rather than the entire 56.5-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3688
Project Name: Pheasant Run Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 13000 Block of Baldwin Mill Road, Baldwin
Application Date: February 10, 2022
Decision Date: July 5, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to temporarily impact 5,015 linear feet of stream and approximately 23 acres of associated Forest Buffer area. These impacts include restoring five tributaries to Long Green Creek and creating 22.3 acres of forested wetlands. A similar variance was granted on June 15, 2020 for a voluntary restoration effort, but the project would now involve selling stream and wetland mitigation credits from this restoration for private developments in Baltimore County to meet their mitigation requirements.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3622
Project Name: Powell Property 
Project Address or Location: 900 Stags Head Road, Towson
Application Date: January 24, 2022
Decision Date: March 18, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to reduce the Forest Buffer on an existing lot of record to allow construction of a pool, deck and retaining wall and the continued use of a portion of the yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3619
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Cockeysville Service Center
Project Address or Location: 10500 York Road, Cockeysville 
Application Date: January 22, 2022
Decision Date: March 14, 2022
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code was received. If granted, the variance would authorize the continued use of approximately 44,250 square feet of Forest Buffer area for the longstanding Baltimore Gas and Electric substation and associated parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3620
Project Name: Placid Avenue Property
Project Address or Location: 2824 Placid Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: January 18, 2022
Revision Date: May 27, 2022
Decision Date: June 10, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to impact approximately 5,362 square feet of Forest Buffer to construct a single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3621
Project Name: LaVina Property
Project Address or Location: 3121 Paper Mill Road, Phoenix
Application Date: January 18, 2022
Decision Date: February 14, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to reduce the Forest Buffer on an existing lot of record to allow construction of a new 412 square-foot deck and the continued use of the dwelling and a portion of its yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3615
Project Name: Nob Hill North 
Project Address or Location: Nob Hill Park Drive, Dotsam Road, and Queensdale Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: January 11, 2022
Decision Date: February 25, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to remove eight specimen trees to develop a ten-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3607
Project Name: Brighton View Forest Bank
Project Address or Location: 13300 Brighton View Court, Phoenix
Application Date: January 3, 2022
Decision Date: January 28, 2022
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 to create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 13.6 acres of reforestation planting through cool season grass field conversion to upland forest. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3605
Project Name: Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens
Project Address or Location: 200 East Padonia Road, Timonium
Application Date: December 30, 2021
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to base forest conservation requirements on a 3.4-acre limit of disturbance to construct a funeral home rather than the entire 68.6-acre property. The variance would also authorize removal of one specimen tree for this construction.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3604
Project Name: Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens
Project Address or Location: 200 East Padonia Road, Timonium 
Application Date: December 30, 2021
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 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code of the Baltimore County Code was received. If granted, the variance would authorize impact to approximately 6,500 square feet of open Forest Buffer area to construct a funeral home.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3595
Project Name: Quinlas Property
Project Address or Location: 5 Wyndam Court, Timonium
Application Date: December 22, 2021
Revision Date: February 22, 2022
Decision Date: February 23, 2022
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, Forest Conservation Law, to remove 12 of 28 specimen trees to develop a 5.3-acre property created prior to this law with one single-family detached dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3594
Project Name: Agape Christian Church
Project Address or Location: 100 East Timonium Road, Timonium 
Application Date: December 21, 2021
Decision Date: January 14,2022
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, Forest Conservation Law, to base the afforestation requirement on the 0.5-acre limit of disturbance to construct a parking lot rather than the entire 1.5-acre church property.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3591
Project Name: Cromwell Pumping Station Improvements 
Project Address or Location: 2066 Cromwell Bridge Road 
Application Date: December 16, 2021
Decision Date: December 20, 2021
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 139,827 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3663
Project Name: Colonial Pipeline Line 36 Site Six
Project Address or Location: Harford Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: November 21, 2021
Decision Date: April 7, 2022
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 disturb approximately 66,538 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: 03-22-3724
Project Name: Transcontinental Gas Main Line “A” Milepost 1651 Pipeline Replacement
Project Address or Location: Loveton Circle Road and Thorton Mill Road
Application Date: November 12, 2021
Decision Date: June 30, 2022
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 4.54 acres 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: 03-21-3570
Project Name: Eagleumps Property
Project Address or Location: 2633 Monkton Road, Monkton
Application Date: September 23, 2021
Decision Date: October 21, 2021
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 3,289 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-22-3606
Project Name: Dulaney Valley Branch Forest Bank 
Project Address or Location: 3901 Briar Knoll Circle, Phoenix 
Application Date: October 14, 2021
Decision Date: January 28, 2022
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 to create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 28.6 acres of reforestation planting through crop field conversion to upland forest.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3572
Project Name: Montanye Property
Project Address or Location: 4600 Prospect Avenue, Glyndon 
Application Date: October 13, 2021
Decision Date: December 20, 2021
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 to impact three specimen trees and base net tract area on the proposed 2.7-acre lot three rather than the entire 5.2-acre site of a proposed three-lot minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3565
Project Name: Kings Eye Farm Stream and Riparian Restoration
Project Address or Location: 3332 Butler Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: September 27, 2021
Decision Date: October 13, 2021
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 1,416,950 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be negligible increase in impervious area 2,352 square feet.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3566
Project Name: Pall Corporation
Project Address or Location: 1400 West Seminary Avenue, Timonium
Application Date: September 17, 2021
Decision Date: December 10, 2021
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 afforestation requirements on the 0.4-acre limit of disturbance rather than the 3.9-acre site to expand the company’s parking lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3569
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Glen Arm Shallow Gas Main
Project Address or Location: 11323 Glen Arm Road, Glen Arm
Application Date: September 7, 2021
Decision Date: October 19, 2021
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 25,171 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: 03-21-3554
Project Name: Upperco Solar
Project Address or Location: Hanover Road, South of Emory Road, Upperco
Application Date: August 30, 2021
Decision Date: September 21, 2021
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 33,945 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3542
Project Name: Torch Hill Also Known as Alvin Krongard Property
Project Address or Location: 1400 West Seminary Avenue, Timonium Lutherville 
Application Date: August 26, 2021
Revision Date: March 1, 2022
Decision Date: April 15, 2022
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 Baltimore County Code was requested to remove 16 of ninety specimen trees in developing a 32-lot residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3531
Project Name: Pearlstone Temporary Stockpile
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown 
Application Date: August 11, 2021
Decision Date: August 17, 2021
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 12,077 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: 03-21-3553
Project Name: Mills Property
Project Address or Location: 4020 Compass Run Lane
Application Date: August 12, 2021
Decision Date: September 21, 2021
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 8,051 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3522
Project Name: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center Outdoor Stage
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown 
Application Date: August 4, 2021
Decision Date: October 28, 2021
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 impact approximately 8,045 square feet of Forest Buffer Easement in order to construct an outdoor stage and associated infrastructure. The buffer to be impacted has been maintained as a lawn or field well prior to the Forest Buffer Law and was previously allowed to remain as such per a variance granted December 30, 2009.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3524
Project Name: Scotto Property
Project Address or Location: 15837 Falls Road 
Application Date: August 3, 2021
Decision Date: August 10, 2021
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 1,742 square feet of equivalent impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3548
Project Name: Wilford Residence
Project Address or Location: 21619 Gunpowder Road, Manchester 
Application Date: July 29, 2021
Decision Date: August 31, 2021
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. If granted, it would authorize construction of a new dwelling slightly within a forest buffer, continued existing use of a pond and 1.7 acres of yard area within the buffer, and to forego recordation of a Forest Buffer Easement. The 44-acre agricultural property is in a Maryland Environmental Trust conservation easement. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3541
Project Name: Fox Folly Farm Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 13713 Pleasantville Road, Baldwin
Application Date: July 29, 2021
Decision Date: September 21, 2021
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 to create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 9.0 acres of reforestation planting through fallow field conversion. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3529
Project Name: BACO Home Park Artificial Turf Field
Project Address or Location: 9831 Van Buren Lane 
Application Date: July 29, 2021
Decision Date: July 29, 2021
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 6,534 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3509
Project Name: Bedford Property
Project Address or Location: 1600 block Seminary Road, Lutherville 
Application Date: July 28, 2021
Decision Date: September 8, 2021
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 received to remove an additional two of 13 specimen trees in order to construct seven single-family detached dwellings. A previous variance to remove five of the 13 was approved by EPS on August 8, 2018.The current variance request is due to updated forest stand delineation data regarding specimen trees.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3526
Project Name: Mendoza Property
Project Address or Location: 16307 Markoe Road 
Application Date: July 26, 2021
Decision Date: August 11, 2021
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 5,576 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3508
Project Name: Duncan Hill Road
Project Address or Location: 15438 Duncan Hill Road, Sparks 
Application Date: July 22, 2021
Decision Date: September 24, 2021
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-3-103 of the Baltimore County Code was received to allow continued existing use of a fenced pasture within a forest buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3510
Project Name: Gasparini Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 15545 Carroll Road, Monkton
Application Date: July 20, 2021
Decision Date: September 17, 2021
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 create a forest buffer planting bank of 1.0 acres is proposed to be created from conversion of pasture field, and 3.0 acres from forest restoration planting. A forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 6.66 acres of reforestation planting through fallow field conversion and 1.0 acres of forest restoration planting is also proposed.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3511
Project Name: Gasparini Mitigation Bank
Project Address or Location: 15545 Carroll Road, Monkton
Application Date: July 20, 2021
Decision Date: September 17, 2021
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 to create a forest conservation planting bank on the property consisting of 6.66 acres of reforestation planting through fallow field conversion and 1.0 acres of forest restoration planting. A forest buffer of 1.0 acres is also proposed to be created from conversion of pasture field, and 3.0 acres from forest restoration planting.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3506
Project Name: Mendoza Property
Project Address or Location: 16307 Markoe Road, Monkton
Application Date: July 15, 2021
Decision Date: September 7, 2021
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 was requested to remove two specimen trees for a proposed minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3499
Project Name: Jerome and Marie Isola Trust
Project Address or Location: 3700 Duddington Way, Phoenix
Application Date: July 9, 2021
Decision Date: October 1, 2021
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 to remove 14 specimen trees to construct a single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3467
Project Name: Long Quarter Sewershed South
Project Address or Location: Green Ridge and Bridlewood Neighborhoods
Application Date: May 18, 2021
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 89,718 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: 03-21-3468
Project Name: Rubenstein Property
Project Address or Location: 1018 Chestnut Ridge Drive
Application Date: April 22, 2021
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 9,024 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3414
Project Name: Curio Wellness Property
Project Address or Location: 5 West Aylesbury Road, Timonium
Application Date: March 8, 2021
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 allow a small increase in impervious area and runoff from one drainage subarea on the site, with a corresponding decrease in runoff in another drainage subarea after stormwater quality and quantity management is provided elsewhere onsite.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-21-3415
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Notchcliff Electric Power Rebuild
Project Address or Location: 10650 Harford Road
Application Date: February 9, 2021
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 1,770 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 03-20-3352
Project Name: Unnamed Tributary to North Branch Patapsco River Stream Restoration at Pearlstone Center
Project Address or Location: 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Application Date: November 4, 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 205,987 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: 03-20-3232
Project Name: Ivy Hill Properties LLC
Project Address or Location: 1318 Ivy Hill Road, Cockeysville
Application Date: May 4, 2020
Decision Date: March 14, 2022
Status: Withdrawn
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 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: 03-20-3176
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: 03-20-3138
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: 03-20-3139
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: 03-20-3148
Project Name: Fourth Mine Farm Phase Two Mitigation Bank 
Project Address or Location: 716 Stablersville Road, Parkton
Application Date: January 9, 2020
Decision Date: March 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 33-6-116 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: March 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 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
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: 03-19-3071
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: October 4, 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 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: October 4, 2019
Status: Closed by EPS
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: August 15, 2019
Status: Withdrawn
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: October 10, 2019
Status: Closed By EPS
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: January 29, 2018
Status: Denied
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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