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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
WATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION
1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230

   

Notice of Applications Received for State Permits

 

September 1, 2018 

 
The Water and Science Administration has received the applications listed below.  A preliminary review has indicated that the listed projects may be subject to the opportunity for a public hearing once the application is substantially complete.  Projects may be significantly altered during the review process.  The applications and related information are available for inspection and copying.  You may also request written notice of any hearing opportunity by having your name placed on the interested persons list for each project in which you are interested.  To inspect the file or to have your name placed on the interested persons list, contact the assigned division at the telephone number indicated below no later than October 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
 
 

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

​Anne Arundel County
 
201861230/18-NT-0226: SSZ ODENTON SELF STORAGE, LLC, 8391 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 210, Vienna, Virginia 22182, has applied to construct a storage facility to provide additional storage opportunities for Anne Arundel County residents. The project will include parking lots, utilities, and Stormwater management facilities. The project will permanently impact 613 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer for an outfall. The project is proposed on Severn Run (Use IV). The project is located at the northeast corner of Maryland Route 175 and Blue Water Boulevard. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by October 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Lisa Dosmann, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at lisa.dosmann@maryland.gov or 410-537-3559. Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
Frederick County
 
201860637/18-NT-3109: CRISWELL FAMILY LLC, 503 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878, has applied to construct a road crossing associated with an automotive dealership. The project will permanently impact 1,517 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 55 linear feet of stream, and 2,541 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project is proposed on an unnamed tributary to High Run, (USE III-P). The project is located on a parcel south of the intersection of Frederick Road and East Moser Road, Thurmont, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by October 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Pavla Dilnesahu, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at pavla.dilnesahu@maryland.gov or 410-537-3806. Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
Harford County
 
201860881/18-NT-0170: PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF MARYLAND, INC., Attn: Susan Shea, 400 Georgia Court, Towson, Maryland 21204, has applied to replace/install several sections of sanitary sewer pipes located within nontidal wetlands and nontidal wetlands buffers. The project will permanently impact 48 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 269 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 1,414 feet of a perennial stream/ Bynum Run (Use III waterway), and 790 square feet within a 100-year floodplain. In addition, the project will temporarily impact 92 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 280 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands, 4,269 square feet to the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 3,169 feet to a perennial stream, and 46,623 square feet within a 100-year floodplain. The project is located between North Fountain Green Road southwest (MD- Route 543) to northeast of Moore’s Mill Road, Bel Air, Harford County, MD. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by October 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Louis Parnes, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at louis.parnes@maryland.gov or 410-537-3786. Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
Howard County
 
201762207/17-NT-3378: CSX Transportation, Inc, One Bell Crossings, Selkirk, New York 12158, has applied for the rehabilitation of the Columbia Branch of the CSX main line track, located near Jessup, in Howard County. The project will temporarily impact 5,269 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands, 9,531 square feet of nontidal wetland buffer, 274-linear feet (3,343 square feet) of the stream channel, and 59,035 square feet of the 100-year floodplain. The project will also permanently impact 434 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands, 6,828 square feet of nontidal wetland buffer, 1,397-linear feet (5,565 square feet) of the stream channel, and 53,535 square feet of the 100-year floodplain. The project is located at the existing CSK right-of-way, approximately 1,000 feet southwest of Route 175, Jessup, Howard County, MD. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by October 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Debra Correia or at debra.correia@maryland.gov or 410-537-3900. Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
 
 

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

​Anne Arundel County
 
201860040/18-WL-0019: BROWN’S POND IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, 830 Ritchie Highway, Annapolis, Maryland 21409, has applied to mechanically maintenance dredge 30-foot wide by 365-foot long channel to a depth of 6.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 1,728 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site at Westport Reclamation Services at 4944 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20711 and various living shoreline sites approved by the Department of the Environment; to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years; and to collect multiple sediment core samples from the navigation channel. The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access and to evaluate the physical and chemical properties of the sediment. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the Severn River near 1830 Ritchie Highway, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD 21409. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789.
 
Calvert County
 
201860010/18-WL-0003: JULIE ALLINSON, 11314 Bay Front Avenue, Lusby, Maryland 20657, has applied to construct 106 feet of stone revetment within a maximum of 10 feet channelward of the mean high water line; construct two, 12-foot wide by 50-foot long stone groins extending a maximum of 50 feet channelward of the mean high water line; construct a 100-foot long by 6-foot wide timber pier with a 15-foot by 15-foot boat lift with associated piles, and one mooring pile, all extending a maximum of 100 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to control shoreline erosion and provide recreational access to the waterway. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay at 11314 Bay Front Avenue, Calvert County, Lusby, MD 20657. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789
 
Cecil County
 
201760124/17-WL-0076: G BANK STREET, LLC, 208 Bank Street, Chesapeake City, Maryland 21915, has applied to construct a 222-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier attached to an existing fixed pier; extending a maximum 180 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to provide pier space for the customers of the restaurant. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on C&D Canal at 208 Bank Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, MD 21915. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
Kent County
 
201861021/18-WL-0614: WILLIAM VAIL, 1510 Gehman Road, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 19438, has applied to mechanically dredge an existing boat slip and a 140-foot long by 20-foot wide area to a depth of 5 feet at mean low water approximately 285 feet channelward of the mean high water line; dispose of approximately 130 cubic yards of dredge material to an approved upland dredge material disposal site. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Swan Creek at 6315 Swan Haven Road, Rock Hall, MD 21661. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
Somerset County
 
201861287/18-WL-0759: SOMERSET COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 11916 Somerset Avenue, Room 210, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853, has applied to perform maintenance dredging by hydraulic method of two areas totaling 2.5 acres to a depth of 7 feet at mean low water. Area 1 is located within the Rhodes Point boat basin and federal channel and Area 2 is located at the South Turn. Approximately 13,490 cubic yards of material is proposed to be removed and deposited adjacent to the South Ewell Jetty at the Army Corps of Engineers’ dredged material placement site. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation. The project is located in Sheep Pen Gut near Rhodes Point at Smith Island, in Somerset County, MD 21824. For more information, please contact Mary Phipps-Dickerson at mary.phipps-dickerson@maryland.gov or 410 901-4033.
 
Talbot County
 
201761815/17-WL-1002: GAIL AND DENNIS JACKMAN, 403 McClenaghan Mill Road, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 19096, have applied to dredge a 67-foot long by 75-foot wide area to a maximum depth of 3.0 feet at mean low water and a 121-foot long by 126-foot wide area to a maximum depth of 7.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 379 cubic yards of dredged material on an approved upland disposal site located 28745 Sanderstown Road, Trappe, Talbot County, MD, 21673; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years. Mitigation may be required for impacts to shallow water habitat. The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Town Creek at 110 Richardson Street, Oxford, Talbot County, MD 21654. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.
 
201860942/18-WL-0570: JOHN RELMAN, 3009 32nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20008, has applied to construct a 300-linear foot low profile stone, sand containment sill, and fill and grade with 200 cubic yards of sand along 300 feet of eroding shoreline and plant with marsh vegetation, all extending a maximum of 60 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The project purpose is to control shoreline erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Choptank River at 24080 Deep Neck Road, Royal Oak, Talbot County, MD 21662. For more information please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.