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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 4

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 4 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: 04-21-3555
Project Name: John and Joyce Fitz Property
Project Address or Location: 8716 Wrights Mill Road, Windsor Mill 
Application Date: September 16, 2021
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 construct a 740-square-foot residential addition in an existing Forest Buffer Easement that is subject to a December 19, 2000 variance to allow continued residential use.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3538
Project Name: Rafiq Naseem Property
Project Address or Location: 318 West Cherry Hill Court 
Application Date: August 18, 2021
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. If granted, this variance would authorize impact to approximately 8,300 square feet of currently developed area that would be Forest Buffer in order to both construct a 2,000-square foot residential addition and allow continued use of the side and back yards.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3496
Project Name: Brown Property, David and Kristen
Project Address or Location: 2805 Offutt Road, Woodstock 
Application Date: July 8, 2021
Decision Date: August 6, 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 to encroach 24 feet into the 35-foot setback to an existing Forest Buffer Easement in order to construct a residential addition.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3486
Project Name: Matterhorn Solar
Project Address or Location: 2938 Hernwood Road, Woodstock 
Application Date: June 29, 2021
Decision Date: July 23, 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 three specimen trees in order to develop a solar facility on an approximately 88.8-acre property.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3475
Project Name: King Memorial Park
Project Address or Location: 8710 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill 
Application Date: April 27, 2021
Decision Date: June 18, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to base afforestation requirements on the approximately 19,176-square-foot limit of disturbance for constructing a mausoleum at a long-standing cemetery rather than the entire 152.5-acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3434
Project Name: Scotts Level Tributary at Allenswood Road Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: Randallstown
Application Date: March 30, 2021
Decision Date: April 7, 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 105,693 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: 04-21-3412
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Granite Substation
Project Address or Location: 10301 Old Court Road, Woodstock 
Application Date: February 22, 2021
Decision Date: March 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 disturb approximately 7,950 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: 04-21-3409
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Granite Replacement Project
Project Address or Location: Windsor Mill
Application Date: February 9, 2020
Decision Date: March 8, 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 497,332 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: 04-21-3387
Project Name: Gwynns Falls Montbel Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: Gwynn Oak, Maryland 
Application Date: January 27, 2021
Decision Date: February 3, 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 14,500 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: 04-20-3363
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Granite Gate Access Road Drainage Improvements
Project Address or Location: 8203 Dogwood Road 
Application Date: November 23, 2020
Decision Date: December 18, 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 40,254 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: 04-20-3346
Project Name: Gwynn Oak Park
Project Address or Location: 6010 Gwynn Oak Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: November 23, 2020
Decision Date: November 30, 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 disturb approximately 12,100 square feet of Forest Buffer area that is currently lawn to construct a community garden.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3367
Project Name: M2L3 Consulting LLC
Project Address or Location: 2403 North Rolling Road 
Application Date: November 18, 2020
Decision Date: December 22, 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 3,818 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3342
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dolfield Substation
Project Address or Location: 9 Carlvon Road, Owings Mills
Application Date: October 16, 2020
Decision Date: November 19, 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 53,430 square feet of land area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, and there will be an increase of approximately 1,147 square feet of impervious area, the change in potential stormwater runoff is not significant.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3326
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Energy Control Center
Project Address or Location: 7301 Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore
Application Date: October 15, 2020
Decision Date: November 10, 2020
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 0.1-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 11.5-acre property to replace emergency generators.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-21-3523
Project Name: One, LLC Property
Project Address or Location: 4816 Oakland Park Road, Randallstown
Application Date: September 6, 2020
Decision Date: August 6, 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 1,662 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3306
Project Name: Burger King
Project Address or Location: 11814 Reisterstown Road, 21136
Application Date: August 21, 2020
Decision Date: September 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 33-3-103 to permanently impact approximately 5,120 square feet of Forest Buffer in order to connect to an existing storm drain system and for the continued use of a drive through lane, drive aisle and lawn area for a new restaurant and associated facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3305
Project Name: Burger King
Project Address or Location: 11814 Reisterstown Road, 21136
Application Date: August 21, 2020
Decision Date: September 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 Code was requested to meet forest conservation requirements for the 1.1 acre limits of disturbance rather than for the entire 3.4-acre site for the purpose of constructing a new restaurant and associated facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3300
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Fleet Services
Project Address or Location: 7210 Windsor Boulevard, Baltimore
Application Date: August 19, 2020
Decision Date: September 4, 2020
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 3.8-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 44-acre property in order to construct paved outdoor storage yards and storm water management facilities.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-20-3208
Project Name: JEL Landscaping and Ground Maintenance
Project Address or Location: 10220 Liberty Road 
Application Date: March 30, 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 22,510 square feet of land with payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 04-19-2953
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Dolfield Substation
Project Address or Location: 9 Carlvon Road, Owings Mills 
Application Date: February 22, 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 53,430 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: 04-19-2898
Project Name: Columbia Gas Transmission HDD Core Drilling
Project Address or Location: Lakeside Boulevard and Owings Mills Boulevard 
Application Date: January 15, 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 5,640 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: 04-17-2532
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Woodlawn Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Summit and Gwynn Oak Avenues
Application Date: July 12, 2017
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 31,950 square feet of impervious area. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

 
Revised September 22, 2021         

 

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