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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

 

 

 

November 1, 2017 

 
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 December 1, 2017.
  
Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410)537-3571
  
Anne Arundel County
  
201761409/17-NT-0311: CHESAPEAKE REAL ESTATE GROUP., 1344 Ashton Road, Suite 105, Hanover, MD 21076 has applied to construct two commercial warehouses and two office buildings with shops to satisfy the needs of big-box wholesale distributors. The project will include parking lots, utilities, retail buildings and stormwater management facilities, temporary construction access and dewatering. The project will permanently impact 9,083 square feet of the connected forested nontidal wetlands, 945 square feet of the connected emergent nontidal wetland, 6,765 square feet of the isolated forested nontidal wetlands, 43,968 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffers. The project is proposed within the Nabbs Creek Watershed (Use I). Mitigation will be provided by onsite wetland creation and payment into the Nontidal Wetland Compensation Fund. The project is located at 7599 Perryman Road in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by December 1, 2017 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
  
201761444/17-NT-3241: ROLF WENDT, 8293 Elko Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043 has applied for impacts associated with construction of a single family house on a single lot with associated infrastructure. The project will permanently impact 352 square feet of forested nontidal wetland, 486 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 1,541 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 2,012 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will permanently convert 750 square feet of forested nontidal wetland to emergent nontidal wetland. The project will temporarily impact 360 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 642 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 2,296 square feet of 100-year floodplain. Mitigation will be provided by payment of an in-lieu fee into the State Nontidal Wetlands Compensation Fund. The project is located at 6496 Nightingale Place, New Market, Maryland 21774. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by November 30, 2017 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. 

 
   
Garrett County
 
201761505/17-NT-3261: WATERFRONT GREENS POA, INC., 115 Club House Drive, Swanton, MD has applied to repair an existing dam by replacing the principal spillway and regrading the emergency spillway. The project will permanently impact 9,183 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland and 1,622 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project will temporarily impact 3,718 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland and 2,544 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project is proposed on an un-named tributary to Deep Creek Lake (Use III). The applicant has proposed to pay into the Nontidal Wetlands Compensation Fund to satisfy required mitigation. The project is located off Waterfront Greens Drive in Swanton, Garrett County. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by November 30, 2017 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Matt Radcliffe, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at Matt.Radcliffe@maryland.gov or 301-689-1492. 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.  

 
    
Prince George's County
 
201761274/17-NT-0278: SIGNATURE 2016 RESIDENTIAL, LLC, 2120 Baldwin Avenue, Suite 100, Crofton, Maryland has applied to complete regulated activities associated with the construction of a road crossing and a road widening to serve the previously authorized Signature Club at Manning Village residential subdivision. The project will permanently impact 7,273 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 9,898 square feet of isolated forested nontidal wetlands and 17,171 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The site is within the Mattawoman Creek watershed, a Use I waterway. Mitigation for these impacts was satisfied under the previous authorization by restoring 34,342 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands. The site is located at the intersection of MD Routes 210 and 228 in Accokeek, Prince George’s County, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by November 30, 2017 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Elisa Riley, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at elisa.riley@maryland.gov or 410-537-3769. 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. 1.) This project was previously authorized under Permit Number 06-NT-0314/200665249 which has expired.  

 
    
St. Mary's County
   
201761278/17-NT-0272: WILDEWOOD RESIDENTIAL LLC, 44425 Pecan Court, Suite 153, California, Maryland has applied to complete regulated activities associated with roadway improvements and a stormwater management pond retrofit as part of a joint County highways/commercial site development project. The project will permanently impact 502 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands in a Wetland of Special State Concern and 70,560 square feet (1.62 acres) of the 100-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project is proposed by a Use I waterway (St. Mary’s River). Mitigation will be required for the permanent nontidal wetland impacts. The project is located at the intersection of Airport Road and Three Notch Road (MD-Route 235 south) and adjacent to the Wildewood Shopping Center, in California, Saint Mary’s County, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by November 30, 2017 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Elisa Riley, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at elisa.riley@maryland.gov or 410-537-3769. 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. 1.) This project was authorized previously under Permit Number 13-NT-0304/201361425 which has expired.  

 

 
Tidal Wetlands Division - (410)537-3837

 
Anne Arundel County 
  
201761153/17-WL-0676: SEVERN RIVER SWIM CLUB C/O JOHAN VANDE MEULEBROECKE, P.O. Box 271, Severn Park, Maryland 21146 has applied to remove an existing pier and associated mooring piles; replace in-kind four mooring piles; and construct a 112-foot long by 6-foot wide timber pier with a 71-foot by 6-foot platform, four 22.5-foot long by 3-foot wide finger piers, 20 mooring piles, and ten 12-foot long by 12-foot wide boat lifts with associated piles, all extending a maximum of 118 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to reconfigure an existing community marina. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Severn River at 117 Cedar Road, Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Maryland 21146. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789. 
 
    
Cecil County 
   
201761984/17-WP-1066: MARTUSCELLI & MONTEFUSCO, INC, 605 Second Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County Maryland, 21915 has applied for a tidal wetlands permit to maintenance dredge an approximately 14,916 square foot area to a depth of 10.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 4,417 cubic yards of dredged material at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge material containment facility off of Bethel Road; and to conduct periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to maintain navigational access to an existing private marina. The proposed project is located in an excavated basin within the tidal waters of Back Creek, off of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, at 605 Second Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
201761985/17-WP-1067: WILLIAM J. VALICHKA, III, 93 PennsGrove Road, Pedricktown, New Jersey, 08067 has applied for a tidal wetlands permit to maintenance dredge an approximately 31,500 square foot area to a depth of 10.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 7,637 cubic yards of dredged material at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge material containment facility off of Bethel Road; and to conduct periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to maintain navigational access to an existing private pier. The proposed project is located in an excavated basin within the tidal waters of Back Creek, off of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, at 748 Second Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
201761986/17-WP-1068: KENSUE LLC & RIGGS HOLDINGS LLC, 665 Second Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County Maryland, 21915 has applied for a tidal wetlands permit to maintenance dredge an approximately 18,093 square foot area to a depth of 10.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 6,263 cubic yards of dredged material at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge material containment facility off of Bethel Road; and to conduct periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to maintain navigational access to an existing private marina. The proposed project is located in an excavated basin within the tidal waters of Back Creek, off of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, at 665 Second Street, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
201761987/17-WP-1069: THE TOWN OF CHESAPEAKE CITY, 108 Bohemia Avenue, Chesapeake City, Cecil County Maryland, 21915 has applied for a tidal wetlands permit to maintenance dredge an approximately 6,243 square foot area to a depth of 10.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 2,303 cubic yards of dredged material at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge material containment facility off of Bethel Road; and to conduct periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to maintain navigational access to an existing public marina. The proposed project is located in an excavated basin within the tidal waters of Back Creek, off of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, at 108 Bohemia Avenue, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541. ​
 
    
Dorchester County 
   
201761315/17-WL-0749: DORCHESTER COMMISSIONERS, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 have applied to mechanically or hydraulically dredge a 1,300-foot long by 50-foot wide area to a maximum depth of 4 feet at mean low water. The applicant proposes to transport approximately 4,634 cubic yards of dredge material to an upland disposal site located on property owned by the Elks Lodge located at 5464 Elks Lodge Road, Cambridge, Maryland. The proposed project includes six years of maintenance dredging. The purpose of this project is to improve the navigable access to the Choptank River. The project is located at off of Elks Lodge Road, Cambridge, in Dorchester County, Maryland 21613. For information, please contact Mary Phipps-Dickerson at Mary.Phipps-Dickerson@maryland.gov or 410 901-4033.​
    
Queen Anne's County 
   
201761403/17-WL-0795: MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, NATURAL RESOURCES POLICE, 306 Marine Academy Drive, Stevensville, Maryland 21666 has applied to construct a 60-foot long by 12-foot wide concrete boat ramp, a 70-foot long by 4-foot wide timber pier and a 60-foot long by 3-foot wide timber pier all within a maximum of 70 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access to the DNR police boat facility. The project is located at 306 Marine Academy Drive, Stevensville, in Queen Anne's County, Maryland 21666. For information, please contact Mary Phipps-Dickerson at Mary.Phipps-Dickerson@maryland.gov or 410- 901-4033.​
    
St. Mary's County 
   
201761688/17-WL-0930: STEPHEN VANDEVANTER, 4 Greathouse Bend, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72207 has applied to emplace 600 cubic yards of clean fill material in state waters behind a dilapidated bulkhead; and emplace 176 feet of stone revetment within a maximum of 28 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion and reclaim lost fastland. The project is located on the Patuxent River at 42632 Della Brook Lane, Mechanicsville, St. Mary's County. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.​
 
    
Talbot County 
   
201662054/16-WL-1147: TOM CAMPBELL, 109 Myrtle Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654 has applied to mechanically dredge a 132,178 square foot area to a maximum depth of 7 feet at mean low water, including 95,242 square feet of maintenance dredging and 36,936 square feet of new dredging. The applicant proposes to transport approximately 2,415 cubic yards of dredge material to an upland disposal site located on Sanderstown Road, Trappe in Talbot County. Additionally the applicant proposes to replace 250 feet of existing bulkhead all within a maximum of 18 inches channelward of the deteriorated bulkhead; reconfigure a 3,788 square foot covered slip area to two covered areas totaling 8,750 square feet; reconstruct Pier A with a 133-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with an 80-foot long by 10-foot wide T platform, four 32-foot long by 4-foot wide finger piers, two 40-foot long by 4-foot wide finger piers and twelve mooring piles, reconstruct Pier B with a 170-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with one 58-foot long by 8-foot wide L platform, four 45-foot long by 4-foot wide finger piers, and 9 mooring piles; and construct Pier C with a 66-foot long by 5-foot wide floating pier with one 40-foot long by 4-foot wide l platform, one 35-foot long by 4-foot wide finger pier and 2 mooring piles all within a maximum of 180 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve the navigable access to Town Creek. The project is located at 106 Richardson Street, Oxford, Maryland 21654 in Talbot County, Maryland. For information, please contact Mary Phipps-Dickerson at Mary.Phipps-Dickerson@maryland.gov or 410 901-4033.​
  
  
Worcester County 
 
201761305/17-WP-0747: CHRISTOPHER CHRISTIAN, 12342 SNUG HARBOR ROAD, BERLIN, MARYLAND 21811, has applied to fill a 14-foot wide by 26-foot long boat house basin and a 5-foot wide by 15-foot long portion of an existing boat ramp with 65 cubic yards of clean fill; and install 40-foot long bulkhead with a 15-foot long bulkhead return, all extending a maximum of 28 feet channelward of the mean high water line. Additionally, the applicant proposes to construct and backfill 52 feet of replacement bulkhead within a maximum of 18 inches channelward of a deteriorating bulkhead. The purposes of the project are to provide structural stability to the adjacent residence and control shoreline erosion. The project is located on an unnamed canal off of the Sinepuxent Bay at 12342 Snug Harbor Road in Worcester County, Berlin, Maryland. For information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at joe.kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-0794.