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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

 

June 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 July 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
   
 

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

​Caroll County
 
201660744/16-NT-3109: THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 56 West Main Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, has applied to upgrade a wastewater treatment plant to meet enhanced nutrient removal standards. The project will permanently impact 192,215 square feet of the 100-year floodplain. The project will also temporarily impact 12,078 square feet of the 100-year floodplain and 27 linear feet (360 square foot) of the stream channel. The project is located at 1161 Old New Windsor Pike, Westminster, MD 21158. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by July 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.
 
201860621/18-NT-3107: RICHARD BARRON, 143 West Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, Maryland 21784, has applied to construct a flood fringe diversion berm along the low side of an existing cinder block garage. The project will permanently impact 4,917 Square feet of the 100-year floodplain that will result in 261 cubic yards of fill. The project is located at 143 W Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by July 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.
 
Prince George's County
 
201762006/17-NT-0458: JOINT BASE ANDREWS, 2466 North Carolina Street, 11CES/CEIE, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 20762, has applied to construct a new hanger complex.  The project will include parking lots, utilities, and stormwater management facilities.  All impacts are permanent: 34,372 square feet of the forested nontidal wetland, 114,415 square feet (2.63 acres) of the emergent nontidal wetland, 218,845 square feet (5.02 acres) of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 133,499 square feet (3.06 acres) of the 100-year floodplain, and 402 linear feet of a perennial stream.  The project is proposed on Paynes Branch (Use I). Mitigation will be provided at the Mattawoman Creek mitigation bank.  The project is located on Joint Base Andrews, east of Virginia Avenue, Joint Base Andrews, Prince George’s County, MD.  Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by July 2, 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.
 
Queen Anne's County
 
201860455/18-NT-2028: WATERMAN FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, 109 Day Country Road, Chester, Maryland 21619, has applied to construct a 500,000 square foot mixed use development and a 60,000 square foot Assisted Living Facility containing senior apartments.  The project would result in the permanent disturbance of 43,351 square feet of isolated forested nontidal wetlands, 6,975 square feet of hydrologically connected forested nontidal wetlands, 165 linear feet of stream channel, 8,302 square feet of floodplain and 37,012 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetlands buffer. In addition, approximately 3,783 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands and 1,960 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetlands buffer is to be temporarily disturbed due to project activities.  For the permanent nontidal wetland impacts of 6,975 square feet, the applicant shall be required to mitigate at a 2:1 ratio and proposes to satisfy this requirement by investing into the Maryland Department of the Environment, Mitigation Compensation Fund.  Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by July 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Nontidal Wetlands Division, Attn: Chris Pajak, District Court/Multiservice Center, 201 Baptist Street, Suite 22, Salisbury, MD 21801 or to Chris.Pajak@maryland.gov or 410-713-3685.  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.
 

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

​Anne Arundel County
 
201761879/17-WL-1030: TOM BRAY, 1324 Kinloch Circle, Arnold, Maryland 21012, has applied to remove an existing floating platform; replace in-kind an existing 60-foot long by 6-foot wide pier with a 25-foot long by 16-foot wide platform, a 15-foot long by 12-foot wide boat lift with associated piles, and three mooring piles, all extending a maximum of 76 feet channelward of the mean high water line; mechanically dredge a 1,795 square foot channel to a depth of 5.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 100 cubic yards of material on an approved upland disposal site at Westport Reclamation Service located at 4944 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20711; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Severn River at 1324 Kinloch Circle, Arnold, Anne Arundel County, Maryland 21012.  For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at Heather.Hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789.
 
201860739/18-WL-0447: JANINE M. GARDNER, Gardner Center, 1914 Forest Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, has applied to construct a 292-foot long by 11-foot wide curved segmented sill as a sand containment structure with three 16-foot wide vents; fill and grade along 190 feet of eroding shoreline using 200 cubic yards of clean sand; and plant with marsh vegetation all within a maximum of 56 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of the project is to provide shoreline erosion control.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the South River and Gingerville Creek in Anne Arundel County.  For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at Melissa.McCanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.
 
St. Mary's County
 
201660392/16-WL-0227: WILLIAM AND IRENE MUISE & TRISTAN CAI, 3310 Weller Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906 & 42132 Patuxent Drive, Mechanicsville, Maryland 20659, have applied to emplace 355 feet of stone revetment within a maximum of 73 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion.  The project is located on the Patuxent River at 42132 and 41238 Patuxent Drive, Mechanicsville, MD, 20659.  For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.