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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: 05-21-3406
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: 05-20-3368
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:
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 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: 05-20-3209
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric to Baltimore County Line Conductor Replacement
Project Address or Location: Raphael Road
Application Date: March 09, 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 207,240 square feet of land. Although the disturbed area is in excess of 5,000 square feet, there will be no net increase in impervious area.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3207
Project Name: Goetz Property
Project Address or Location: 4942 Silver Spring Road
Application Date: March 30, 2020
Decision Date: April 21, 2020
Status: Withdrawn
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 40,861 square feet of land with payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3196
Project Name: Villages of White Marsh, Phase Six
Project Address or Location: 4940 Bucks Schoolhouse Road, Baltimore
Application Date: March 25, 2020
Decision Date: April 27, 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 1,011 square feet of impact to the Forest Buffer for the construction of a retaining wall behind a proposed residential development.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3206
Project Name: 706 Washington Avenue
Project Address or Location: 706 Washington Avenue, Towson
Application Date: March 10, 2020
Decision Date: April 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 disturb 12,500 square feet of land with payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3186
Project Name: Red Maple Place
Project Address or Location: 413 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson
Application Date: March 3, 2020
Decision Date: November 9, 2020
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 33-3-106 of the Forest Buffer Law to permanently impact approximately 8,776 square feet of Forest Buffer to construct 7,646 square feet of new parking lot to serve the adjacent Elk’s Lodge and continue to use 1,130 square feet of lawn in the Forest Buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-20-3181
Project Name: Beyond Self Storage
Project Address or Location: 8228 Belair Road, Nottingham
Application Date: February 5, 2020
Decision Date: March 16, 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 Forest Buffer Law to impact 45,480 square feet of the Forest Buffer for the construction of a self-storage facility.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-15-2084
Project Name: Courthouse Square Apartments
Project Address or Location: Goucher Blvd and Hillen Road
Application Date: September 23, 2015
Revision Date: January 15, 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 or disturb approximately 7,070 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 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:
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 two specimen trees to construct a single-family detached dwelling on 10 narrow existing lots. 

EPS Tracking Number: 05-19-2981
Project Name: Stanley Black and Decker Property
Project Address or Location: 701 East Joppa Road, Towson
Application Date: April 6, 2019
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 one specimen tree for the expansion of parking at an existing facility.

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: 05-19-2926
Project Name: Nehra Singh Property
Project Address or Location: 6006 Charlesmead Avenue
Application Date: February 8, 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 construct approximately 1,146 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

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.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2302
Project Name: Fullerton Reservoir
Project Address or Location: Bucks School House Road near Perry Hall Boulevard
Application Date: May 12, 2016
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 Baltimore County’s Forest Conservation Law was received to remove 16 specimen trees for the purpose of constructing three finished water reservoirs.

EPS Tracking Number: 05-16-2301
Project Name: Fullerton Reservoir
Project Address or Location: Bucks School House Road near Perry Hall Boulevard
Application Date: May 12, 2016
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 Forest Buffer Code was proposed to impact approximately 3.11 acres of Forest Buffer for the purpose of constructing three finished water reservoirs.

 
Revised March 3, 2021         

 

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