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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 15, 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 December 15, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.

  

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

Cecil County

201760514/17-NT-0104: ZARTLER FARM POND REPAIRS, Attn. John Zartler, Sr., 2063 Red Toad Road, Port Deposit, Maryland 21904, has applied to make repairs and maintenance to an onsite agriculture farm pond and creation of new emergent nontidal wetlands in upland areas adjacent to the pond. The project will include a cool water release structure and a rip-rap plunge pool within nontidal wetlands and nontidal wetlands buffers within the Use III watershed of Principio Creek. The project will permanently impact 100 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands and temporarily impact 4,250 square feet to the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. In addition, the project will result in the creation of 9,000 square feet of new emergent nontidal wetlands located within existing upland areas adjacent to the pond. The project is located at 2063 Red Toad Road, Port Deposit, Cecil County, MD. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by December 17, 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.

201861737/18-NT-0320: MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (MDTA), 300 Authority Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21222, has applied to remediate pipes in order to improve roadway stability along John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95). The project will include lining roadway pipes using cured in place pipe (CIPP) liners, installing riprap outfall protection and temporary construction access roads, and using temporary erosion and sediment controls. The project will permanently impact 576 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer and 803 linear feet of perennial and intermittent tributaries to Principio Creek. The project will temporarily impact 3,650 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer and 213 linear feet of perennial and intermittent tributaries to Principio Creek. The project is proposed within the watershed of Furnace Bay, a Use III waterway. The project is located along north and southbound I-95, approximately 2,000 feet east of the Belvidere Road overpass in Cecil County. Written comments, request for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by December 15, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Emily Dolbin, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230, or at emily.dolbin@maryland.gov or 410-662-7464 ext 1653. 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

201761873/17-NT-3323: ELM STREET DEVELOPMENT, 5232 Green Bridge Road, Dayton, Maryland 21036, has applied to upgrade two culvert crossings of an unnamed tributary of Patuxent River (Use IV). The upgrades are needed to accommodate future growth and satisfy County standards for a residential road and a shared driveway. The project will permanently impact 867 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 1,218 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 112 linear feet (628 square feet) of stream, and 5,832 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will temporarily impact 1,198 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 2,010 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 205 linear feet (1,484 square feet) of stream and 29,734 square feet of 100-year floodplain. Mitigation will be provided by a proposed payment into MDE’s Nontidal Wetland Compensation Fund. The project is located at 5232 Green Bridge Road, Dayton, 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 December 15, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Paula Stonesifer, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at paula.stonesifer@maryland.gov or 410-537-3788. 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

201860594/18-WL-0341: MARSHALL RUTLAND AND SARA ARTHUR, 130 Riverview Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, has applied to construct a 160-linear foot low profile stone, sand containment sill; fill and grade with 200 cubic yards of sand from dredge material deposited from proposed Wetlands License 17-1034 along 130 feet of eroding shoreline; and plant with approximately 3,000 square feet of marsh vegetation. The purpose of this project is to control shoreline erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the Weems Creek at 130 Riverview Avenue, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD 21401. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or 410-537-3789.

201861509/18-WL-0910: ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 2662 Riva Road, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, has applied to mechanically dredge an approximate 3,881-square foot channel to a maximum depth of -5 feet at mean low water; to transport and deposit approximately 125 cubic yards of dredged material to the Rock Creek DMP site or another approved facility, to install a 54-foot long by 21-foot wide boat ramp with two 54-foot long littoral drift walls, to construct a 75-foot long by 6-foot wide floating pier with one pile; to install a 29-foot long by 20-foot wide kayak launch; and to construct 4,140 linear feet of segmented sand containment structures including breakwaters and one groin, and to fill and grade with 490 cubic yards of sand fill and plant with marsh vegetation to serve as mitigation for shallow water impacts. The proposed project is located at 7360 Carbide Road, in the tidal waters of Solley Cove, Anne Arundel County, MD. The purpose of the project is to allow for public access to the water, improve navigable access, and provide mitigation and improve habitat. For more information contact Matt Wallach at matthew.wallach@maryland.gov or 410-537-3527.​

Baltimore City

201861763/18-WL-1049: BALTIMORE GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, 1699 Leadenhall Street, Baltimore Maryland 21230, has applied for the installation of a trash interceptor in the middle branch of the Patapsco River, west of West Fort Avenue. The Interceptor cage will be 11-foot long by 15-foot wide by 2.25-foot high and anchored with five 16-inch helical anchors and two 4-inch helical anchors. The purpose of this project is to intercept and remove trash before it enters the Patapsco River. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. For more information contact Matt Wallach at matthew.wallach@maryland.gov or 410-537-3527.

Baltimore County

201861459/18-WL-0880: JOHN DICHIARA, 11235 Beach Road, White Marsh, Maryland 21162, has applied to mechanically or hydraulically dredge a 71-foot long by 26-foot wide spur channel to a depth of -3.5 feet at mean low water; and to transport and deposit approximately 70 cubic yards of material to the Bird River Creek DMP site. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. For more information contact Matt Wallach at matthew.wallach@maryland.gov or 410-537-3527.

Queen Anne's County

201861622/18-WL-0974: KENNERSLEY MARINA, 223 Marina Lane, White Marsh, Maryland 21162, has applied to reconfigure and expand the existing marina, replace 169 linear feet of bulkhead extending 18 inches channelward, and install a 50-foot long by 19-foot wide boat ramp extending 25 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation access. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Island Creek at 223 Marina Lane, Church Hill, Queen Anne’s County, MD 21623. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.

St. Mary's County

201861572/18-WL-0953: REAL INVESTMENTS, LLC, 21975 Philip Drive, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650, has applied to fill, grade and plant marsh vegetation along 1,100 feet of eroding shoreline with 740 cubic yards of sand and a low profile, stone, sand containment sill emplaced within a maximum of 25 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion. The project is located on Canoe Neck Creek at 21975 Philip Drive, Leonardtown, St. Mary’s County, MD. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.

Wicomico County

201861632/18-WL-0980: WICOMICO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION, PARKS, and TOURISM, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, Maryland 21804, has applied to reconstruct a public boat ramp by removing the existing boat ramp and associated structures and replacing it with a 77.4-foot long by 43.9-foot wide boat ramp with wingwalls and a 60.2-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with a steel guide pile all within a maximum of 56.9 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve public navigable access to the Wicomico River. The project is located at 538 Riverside Drive, Salisbury in Wicomico County, MD. For more information please contact Mary Phipps-Dickerson at Mary.Phipps-Dickerson@maryland.gov or (410) 901-4033.