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Environmental Administrative Variances

County Council District 6

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 6 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: 06-22-3717
Project Name: Hamm Property
Project Address or Location: 10619 Philadelphia Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: June 14, 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 disturb approximately 19,790 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: 06-22-3722
Project Name: Twin River Beach Section A Lots 661 Through 663
Project Address or Location: Twin River Beach Road, Middle River
Application Date: June 9, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to clear more than 30 percent of the forest on a property and to impact 24 square feet of the 35-foot principal building setback to construct a single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3723
Project Name: Twin River Beach Section A Lots 664 Through 666
Project Address or Location: Twin River Beach Road, Middle River
Application Date: June 9, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to clear more than 30 percent of the forest on a property, impact 1,326 square feet of Critical Area buffer and impact 503 square feet of the 35-foot principal building setback to construct a single-family dwelling. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3720
Project Name: 11239 Philadelphia Road Property
Project Address or Location: 11239 Philadelphia Road, White Marsh
Application Date: June 6, 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 was requested to remove one specimen tree for a proposed storage yard.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3698
Project Name: Middle River Community PAL Center
Project Address or Location: 9700 Community Drive, Middle River
Application Date: May 3, 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 apply the Forest Conservation requirements to the 1.5-acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 14.9-acre site and to remove one specimen tree for the construction of a new community center at Glenmar Elementary School.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3693
Project Name: Middle River State Licensed Medical Clinic
Project Address or Location: Middle River Road, Middle River
Application Date: April 11, 2022
Decision Date: May 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 construct approximately 0.0874 acres of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3670
Project Name: Peninsula Baptist Church Property
Project Address or Location: 218 Carroll Island Road
Application Date: March 14, 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 construct approximately 2,015 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3640
Project Name: Rosedale Community Center
Project Address or Location: 5101 Hazelwood Avenue, Baltimore
Application Date: March 10, 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 apply the Forest Conservation requirements to the 1.4 acre limit of disturbance rather than the entire 16.5 acre site for the construction of a new community center at the McCormick Elementary School.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3650
Project Name: Pulaski Highway Property
Project Address or Location: 9115 Pulaski Highway, Rosedale
Application Date: March 7, 2022
Decision Date: June 6, 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 impact 10,697 square feet of Forest Buffer for a proposed commercial development.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3649
Project Name: Pulaski Highway Property
Project Address or Location: 9115 Pulaski Highway, Rosedale
Application Date: March 7, 2022
Decision Date: June 6, 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 was requested to remove four specimen trees for a proposed commercial development.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3616
Project Name: Bird River Grove Road
Project Address or Location: 11320 Bird River Grove Road, White Marsh
Application Date: January 11, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to construct a single-family dwelling 28 feet from the water instead of the 53-foot setback from the water required by the Critical Area Modified Buffer Area regulations. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-22-3610
Project Name: Crane Station Coal Yard
Project Address or Location: 1001 Carroll Island Road
Application Date: December 10, 2021
Decision Date: January 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 disturb approximately 614,071 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: 06-22-3627
Project Name: Rosedale Community Center at McCormick Elementary School
Project Address or Location: 5101 Hazelwood Avenue, Rosedale
Application Date: January 3, 2022
Decision Date: February 10, 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 4,356 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund. 

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3578
Project Name: White Marsh Run at White Marsh Road Stream Restoration
Project Address or Location: White Marsh
Application Date: October 27, 2021
Decision Date: November 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 288,284 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: 06-21-3567
Project Name: Sanitary Sewer System Extension Health Project
Project Address or Location: Bengies Road, Bourque Road and Gladway Road
Application Date: October 8, 2021
Decision Date: October 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 11,700 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: 06-21-3602
Project Name: Greenleigh Property Section Four
Project Address or Location: 6327 Ebenezer Road, Middle River
Application Date: September 30, 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 in accordance with Section 33-6-116 was requested to remove seven specimen trees for a proposed major residential subdivision.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3550
Project Name: Gunpowder Sewage Pumping Station to White Marsh Sewage 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: 06-21-3539
Project Name: Cutchin Property
Project Address or Location: 3551 Edwards Lane, Middle River
Application Date: July 30, 2021
Decision Date: December 23, 2021
Status: Withdrawn
Nature of Variance Request: The Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability hereby gives notice that a variance in accordance with Section 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to impact 2,502 square feet of Critical Area Buffer to construct a single-family dwelling.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3534
Project Name: Lot Two, Peninsula Baptist Church Property
Project Address or Location: 218 Carroll Island Road
Application Date: July 30, 2021
Decision Date: August 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 construct approximately 2,347 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3520
Project Name: Gardens of Faith Cemetery
Project Address or Location: 5598 Trumps Mill Road
Application Date: July 30, 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 was requested in accordance with Section 33-6-116 of the Baltimore County Code to apply the Forest Conservation requirements to the 5,000-square-foot limit of disturbance for constructing a new mausoleum rather than the entire 93.8-acre cemetery.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3489
Project Name: Harycki Property
Project Address or Location: 6722 North River Drive, Middle River
Application Date: July 1, 2021
Decision Date: October 12, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was requested to install a retaining wall in the 100-foot buffer within 25 feet of the water.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3491
Project Name: Safe Harbor Carroll Island Marina
Project Address or Location: 114 Carroll Island Road
Application Date: June 29, 2021
Decision Date: July 2, 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 13,196 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: 06-21-3485
Project Name: Redland Genstar at White Marsh
Project Address or Location: 5401 Campbell Boulevard, Whitemarsh
Application Date: June 28, 2021
Decision Date: August 13, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code to impact 1.62 acres of Forest Buffer, including 1.13 acres of forested buffer, 9,991 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands and 1.16 acres of 100-year floodplain to develop the parcel as a convenience store and gas station.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-21-3503
Project Name: Honeygo Run Reclamation Center Cell Eight Underdrain
Project Address or Location: 10710 Philadelphia Road, Perry Hall
Application Date: June 25, 2021
Decision Date: July 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 disturb approximately 26,850 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: 06-21-3458
Project Name: Marshy Point Nature Center
Project Address or Location: 7130 Marshy Point Road
Application Date: May 12, 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 2,376 square feet of impervious area with a payment to the Stormwater Management Fund.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3194
Project Name: Victory Villa Elementary School, Trash Rack Installation
Project Address or Location: 500 Compass Road, Middle River
Application Date: March 25, 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 9,612 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: 06-20-3188
Project Name: Bird River Road 9874
Project Address or Location: 9874 Bird River Road, Baltimore
Application Date: March 3, 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 33-3-106 of the Baltimore County Code was received to impact 8,925 square feet of Forest Buffer for the continued residential use of a house, driveway and lawn.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-20-3195
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northeast To Raphael Road
Project Address or Location: Raphael Road
Application Date: January 31, 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 378,738 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: 06-19-3099
Project Name: Baltimore Gas and Electric Northeast Substation Extension
Project Address or Location: White Marsh Boulevard and Pulaski Highway
Application Date: August 9, 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 88,684 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: 06-19-2979
Project Name: Long Beach Marina
Project Address or Location: 800 Chester Road, Baltimore
Application Date: April 11, 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 33-2-205 of the Baltimore County Code was received to place a 2,976-square-foot trellis within seven feet of the water in the Critical Area Buffer.

EPS Tracking Number: 06-19-2951
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.

 
Revised June 28, 2022         

 

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