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Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan

Proposed Medical Waste Facility Amendment to Ten Year Plan

In accordance with the amended Annotated Code of Maryland, Environment Article Section 9-503, the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation is proposing an amendment to the County’s Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan regarding a proposed medical waste facility at 1201 67th Street in Rosedale.

Public Hearing

For community input, a public hearing is being held in cooperation with the County Planning Board. The hearing is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 5 p.m. in Room 104 of the Jefferson Building in Towson, located at 105 West Chesapeake Avenue. Changes in the hearing time or location will be posted on the Planning Board website; residents should check the above website for updates as the hearing date approaches. County representatives will be present at the hearing to accept questions and comments.

The proposed Plan amendment language is available online (PDF), from the Bureau of Solid Waste Management directly ( or 410-887-2000) and at every branch of the Baltimore County Public Library system.

In addition to the hearing, persons may send written comments on the proposed amendment to Nicholas Rodricks, Chief, Bureau of Solid Waste Management, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Room 211, Towson, MD 21204 or Comments must be received by October 6, 2022.

2019 through 2028 Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan

On November 19, 2018, the Baltimore County Council voted to adopt the following 2019 through 2028 Ten Year Solid Waste Management Plan. After the County Council vote, the Plan was submitted to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) for review, and MDE gave final approval to the Plan on February 20, 2019.

In accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland, Environment Article Section 9-1714, and following opportunities for community input, the Plan was later amended to address the availability of recycling in office buildings 150,000 square feet or larger; this amendment was approved by MDE on April 21, 2021.

The Executive Summary, five Plan chapters and appendices are listed below:

Development of 2019 through 2028 Plan

A lengthy and extensive public participation process (including a telephone survey in 2016 of 223 County residents, five public discussion meetings around the County and a public hearing) preceded the submission of the Plan to the County Council in 2018. As part of the Plan development process, a County Executive-appointed Solid Waste Management Citizens Review Committee was also formed to provide input and recommendations to the County regarding the content of the new Plan. Committee meeting minutes and other public participation documents are posted below.

Committee Meeting Minutes

Public Hearing Documents

Further details of the public participation process are on record and available for review. For more information, email or call 410-887-2000.

Revised July 25, 2022         
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