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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 5

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 5 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: 05-21-3574
Project Name: Shirlen Company Limited Partnership Property
Project Address or Location: 8725 Loch Raven Boulevard, Towson
Application Date: October 21, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code, also known as Forest Conservation Law, to base the net track area on the 0.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than 3.5-acre project site.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3568
Project Name: Striegel Property
Project Address or Location: 4205 Piney Park Road
Application Date: October 1, 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 10,368 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: 05-21-3571
Project Name: Magnolia PUD
Project Address or Location: 8700 block Honeygo Boulevard, Perry Hall 
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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code, also known as Forest Conservation Law, to remove one specimen tree from a 2.5-acre Baltimore County-owned parcel in order to provide access to a proposed 58-townhouse development from Honeygo Boulevard. This tree was originally included with the previous variance request notice for removal of seven other specimen trees for this townhouse development. The original variance notice has been revised accordingly.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3557
Project Name: Magnolia PUD
Project Address or Location: 8700 block Honeygo Boulevard, Perry Hall 
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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Baltimore County Code to remove seven specimen trees to develop 58 townhouses and associated infrastructure on a 10 acre site.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3556
Project Name: Magnolia PUD
Project Address or Location: 8700 block Honeygo Boulevard, Perry Hall
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 permanently impact approximately 770 square feet of Forest Buffer and encroach a total of 455 square feet within the 35-foot setback to this buffer to develop five of 58 townhouses.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3552
Project Name: Richlyn Manor Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation
Project Address: Richlyn Drive and Carlyn Road
Application Date: August 31, 2021
Decision Date: August 31, 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 66,976 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: 05-21-3540
Project Name: Villas at Woodbrook
Project Address or Location: 6806 Bellona Avenue, Baltimore 
Application Date: August 25, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code of the Baltimore County Code to remove 27 specimen to redevelop a religious facility into a 30-lot residential subdivision. Over half of the 27 trees to be removed are in poor condition or nonnative species.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3544
Project Name: Minebank I Remediation Phase Two
Project Address or Location: Intervale Court, Towson
Application Date: August 17, 2021
Decision Date: August 30, 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 100,076 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: 05-21-3549
Project Name: Gunpowder Sewage Pumping Station to Whitemarsh Pumping Station
Project Address or Location: Dundawan Road to Interstate 95
Application Date: August 5, 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 was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code to remove 23 specimen trees along approximately 23,800 feet of sewer line to be replaced with larger pipe.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3515
Project Name: Magledt Woods
Project Address or Location: 9829 Magledt Road
Application Date: July 29, 2021
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to reduce the Forest Buffer by 1,468 square feet for construction of a single-family dwelling in a proposed three-lot minor subdivision. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3494
Project Name: Belair Road Property
Project Address or Location: 8100 through 8110 Belair Road, Baltimore
Application Date: July 2, 2021
Decision Date: November 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 three specimen trees to construct a convenience store with gas pumps.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3484
Project Name: Seven Courts Drive, Proctor Lane and Gunview Road Water Main Replacement
Project Address or Location: Seven Courts Drive between Pinedale Drive and Proctor Lane. Proctor Lane and Gunview Road between Seven Courts Drive and Klausmier Road
Application Date: June 14, 2021
Decision Date: June 30, 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 12,072 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: 05-21-3438
Project Name: Gunpowder Sewershed Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Off Road
Project Address or Location: Gunpowder Sewershed
Application Date: April 7, 2021
Decision Date: April 14, 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 656,919 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: 05-21-3441
Project Name: Lehnhoff Property
Project Address or Location: 12323 Claydent Lane
Application Date: March 17, 2021
Revision Date: May 6, 2021
Decision Date: May 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 3,267 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3413
Project Name: Saint Stephens Church
Project Address or Location: 8030 Bradshaw Road, Kingsville
Application Date: March 10, 2021
Revision Date: May 20, 2021
Decision Date: May 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to base forest conservation requirements on the 0.4 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 35.7-acre site and the removal of two specimen trees for the construction of a new rectory.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3406
Project Name: Strawbridge Commons, Parcel B
Project Address or Location: 9226 and 9228 Cowenton Avenue
Application Date: February 4, 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 6,080 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3379
Project Name: Preserve at Perry Hall
Project Address or Location: 4410 Forge Road, 21128
Application Date: January 22, 2021
Decision Date: January 27, 2021
Status: Approved (PDF
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow the reduction of the 35-foot primary structure setback to the Forest Buffer Easement for a dwelling, Lot 25, as part of a 46-lot proposed major subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3427
Project Name: Loyola Blakefield Innovative Learning Center
Project Address or Location: 500 Chestnut Avenue, Towson
Application Date: January 22, 2021
Decision Date: April 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 requested to temporarily disturb 5,290 square feet of existing Forest Conservation Easement to improve an existing athletic field adjacent to that easement.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3426
Project Name: Loyola Blakefield Innovative Learning Center
Project Address or Location: 500 Chestnut Avenue, Towson
Application Date: January 22, 2021
Decision Date: April 8, 2021
Status: Approved (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow disturbance to 4,750 square feet of Forest Buffer to improve an adjacent athletic field. A variance was previously granted by EPS in 2013 for the continued use of this field in the buffer area, but not the proposed upgrades to that field necessitating this variance request.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3368
Project Name: Thomas Zanda and Rick Property
Project Address or Location: 9832 Magledt Road, Parkville
Application Date: December 22, 2020
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to impact approximately 75 square feet of the Forest Buffer Easement for the construction of a detached garage and greenhouse.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-21-3374
Project Name: Magledt Woods
Project Address or Location: 9829 Magledt Road, Parkville
Application Date: December 15, 2020
Decision Date: January 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 construct approximately 1,103 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3351
Project Name: Brightview Perry Hall and Perry Hall Station
Project Address or Location: 9657, 9657A, 9655, 9655A,and 9653A Belair Road
Application Date: December 1, 2020
Decision Date: December 7, 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 Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to impact the 35-foot primary structure setback to the Forest Buffer Easement for the construction of a residential dwelling and an accessory shelter structure as part of a subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3349
Project Name: Jennifer Branch Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: East of Harford Road, South of North Wind Road, Parkville
Application Date: November 23, 2020
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow 5.35-acres of Forest Buffer impact and 1.13-acres of temporary nontidal wetlands impact for the construction of a relief sewer.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3348
Project Name: Jennifer Branch Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: East of Harford Road, South of North Wind Road, Parkville
Application Date: November 23, 2020
Decision Date:
Status: Pending
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to remove nine specimen trees for the construction of a relief sewer.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3358
Project Name: White Marsh East Sewershed Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: White Marsh
Application Date: November 16, 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 263,862 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: 05-21-3339
Project Name: Preserve at Perry Hall
Project Address or Location: 4410 Forge Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: November 20, 2020
Revision Date: January 15, 2021
Decision Date: January, 27 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 nine specimen trees for the construction of a 46-lot residential subdivision and associated infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3338
Project Name: Preserve at Perry Hall
Project Address or Location: 4410 Forge Road
Application Date: November 10, 2020
Decision Date: January 22, 2021
Status: Withdrawn
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow 752 square feet of reduction to the 35-foot primary structure setback to the Forest Buffer Easement for two single-family dwellings and their yards as part of a 46-lot proposed major subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3331
Project Name: Hurley Proper
Project Address or Location: 11520 Cedar Lane
Application Date: October 20, 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 construct approximately 3,257 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3325
Project Name: Magledt Woods
Project Address or Location: 9829 Magledt Road, 21234
Application Date: October 7, 2020
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 received to remove one specimen tree for the construction of a single-family dwelling on a proposed minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3324
Project Name: Magledt Woods
Project Address or Location: 9829 Magledt Road, 21234
Application Date: October 7, 2020
Decision Date: December 18, 2020
Status: Denied (PDF)
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow 2,786 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer and the reduction of 1,302 square feet of the 35-foot primary structure setback for the construction of a single-family dwelling and yard as part of a minor subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3302
Project Name: Southland Hills Storm Drain
Project Address or Location: Dixie Drive, Georgia Court and Florida Road, Towson
Application Date: August 13, 2020
Decision Date: August 26, 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 15,637 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: 05-20-3283
Project Name: Jennifer Branch Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: Between Northwind Road and Harford Road
Application Date: July 20, 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 244,590 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: 05-20-3261
Project Name: 9303 Cunnie Avenue
Project Address or Location: 9303 Cunnie Avenue
Application Date: June 15, 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 request in accordance with Section 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was proposed to allow 17,400 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for the construction of a single-family dwelling, driveway and yard on an existing residential lot.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3228
Project Name: Quinlan Property
Project Address or Location: 7308 Longfield Drive, Kingsville
Application Date: May 4, 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 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove five specimen trees for the grading and construction of a single-family dwelling and associated infrastructure.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3216
Project Name: Sheppard Pratt Health Systems Phase One Water and Sewer Replacement
Project Address or Location: 6501 Charles Street, Towson
Application Date: April 15, 2020
Decision Date: April 23, 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 60,000 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: 05-19-3075
Project Name: Oak Summit Lots 141 through 150
Project Address or Location: 9621 Oakdale Avenue, Carney
Application Date: September 6, 2019
Decision Date: September 17, 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 Forest Conservation Law of the Baltimore County Code was received to remove two specimen trees to construct a single-family detached dwelling on 10 narrow existing lots.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2950
Project Name: Bird River and Bengies Sewersheds Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
Project Address or Location: White Marsh and Middle River Area
Application Date: March 7, 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 18,260 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: 05-18-2845
Project Name: Herring Run East Branch Relief Sewer
Project Address or Location: Perring Parkway and Taylor Avenue, Parkville
Application Date: October 30, 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 remove 10 specimen trees as part of the sanitary sewer construction work.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-17-2477
Project Name: Southland
Project Address or Location: Dixie Drive, Georgia Court, Towson
Application Date: May 9, 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 15,637 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 November 29, 2021         

 

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