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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

 

April 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 May 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
   
   

Dam Safety Division - (410) 537-3538

Howard County

201761655/: HOWARD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland, 21046; and THE COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION, INC, 9450 Gerwig Lane, Columbia, Maryland, 21046 has submitted an application to the Water and Science Administration for a Permit to retrofit a stormwater management pond at Prophecy Place, Columbia, Maryland.  The proposed work includes repairs to the principal spillway for the existing wet pond and to retrofit the facility to provide water quality treatment.  Plans for the proposed project have been submitted to the Dam Safety Division for evaluation.  Written comments or request to be placed on the interested person list, or request for a public informational hearing must be received on or before April 16, 2018.  Further notices about action on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on a mailing list of interested persons.  On all correspondence please provide your name, address and telephone number and refer to Dam Safety file number.  For more information regarding the Waterways Construction Permit please contact Visty Dalal, Dam Safety Division, Water and Science Administration, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore Maryland 21230, telephone (410) 537-3655 or by email at visty.dalal@maryland.gov.​
   

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

Cecil County -- this entry posted on March 26, 2018:

201860358/18-NT-0082: STEWART PROPERTIES, Attn: Gary Stewart, 950 Smile Way, York, Pennsylvania 17404, has applied to construct a building/warehouse at Site D (“Project River”) within an existing distribution center, which includes associated truck parking at Principio Business Park. The project will include vehicle parking lots, access roads, retaining walls, utilities and stormwater management facilities within nontidal wetlands, nontidal wetlands buffers, and a waterway. The project will permanently impact 4,003 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 10,734 square feet of forested isolated nontidal wetlands containing vernal pools, 55,225 square feet to the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 63 square feet within a Use I waterway (Northeast Creek). Mitigation will be proposed through payment into the Nontidal Wetlands Compensation Fund. The project is located northwest of the intersection of Pulaski Highway, south of the CSX railroad, and west of Principio Parkway East in the Perryville area of Cecil County, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by April 25, 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.​

St. Mary's County 

201762002/17-NT-0456: MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, 707 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, has applied to widen and make improvements to approximately 2.5 miles of MD 5, Point Lookout Road. The project will include widening MD 5 to 11-foot lanes with 8-foot shoulders from Camp Brown Road to the north end of the causeway, as well as, pipe replacements, drainage improvements, stormwater management facilities, roadway resurfacing, a new 8-foot wide shared use path from the Point Lookout State Park Entrance to the Ranger Station, wetland creation and enhancement, and use of temporary erosion and sediment controls. The project will permanently impact 33,993 square feet of forested nontidal wetland, 772 square feet of scrub-shrub nontidal wetland, 92,812 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, and 265,223 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project will temporarily impact 55,908 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 245,715 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 695,363 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will also impact 1,163 square feet of private estuarine emergent tidal wetland and 362 square feet of private estuarine scrub-shrub tidal wetlands at the south end of the project. Proposed work within the private tidal wetlands will occur between approximately 65 feet and 85 feet landward of mean high water. The project is proposed within the watersheds of the Lower Patuxent River and the Lower Tidal Potomac River, within Use I and II portions of the watersheds. The Applicant proposes to mitigate for permanent impacts to tidal and nontidal wetlands through nontidal wetland creation and enhancement at the Tennyson Site located north of the intersection of Long Neck Road and Tennyson Lane in Scotland, Maryland. The project is located along MD 5 from Camp Brown Road to the Causeway of Point Lookout Road in St. 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 May 1, 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 extension 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.
 
   

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

Anne Arundel County

201761883/17-WL-1034: FRANK SCHOLLEY, KENNETH SHEEHAN, BARBARA AKST AND MARSHALL RUTLAND, at 43 and 39 McPherson Road, and 128 and 130 Riverview Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 have applied to collect a one-foot diameter sediment core sample; dredge a 3,000 square foot area to a depth of 8.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 390 cubic yards of material on an approved upland disposal site; 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 Weems Creek at 43 McPherson Road, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland 21401. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789.
 
201762196/17-WL-1224: SHERWOOD FOREST CLUB INC., c/o Bart Key at 134 Sherwood Forest Road, Sherwood Forest, Maryland 21405 has applied to construct a 270-linear foot low profile stone, sand containment sill, grade and excavate 375 cubic yards of material along 300 feet of eroding shoreline, and plant with approximately 5,700 square feet of marsh vegetation; of which the construction of the low profile stone, sand containment sill, grading and excavation of 25 cubic yards of material, and planting of approximately 2,085 square feet of marsh vegetation will be constructed in tidal wetlands; replenish 270 feet of stone revetment over an existing deteriorated revetment within a maximum of 10 feet channelward of the mean high water line; fill and grade with 99 cubic yards of sand along 205 feet of eroding shoreline to create 6,800 square feet of beach nourishment area, extending a maximum of 42 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and construct a 75-foot long timber wave screen extending a maximum of 185 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is shoreline erosion control and beach nourishment. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Severn River at Beach Road, Sherwood Forest, Anne Arundel County, Maryland 21076. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at heather.hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789.

Prince George's County

201762055/17-WL-1132: PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, at 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 500, Largo, Maryland 20774 has applied to construct a 10-foot wide by 747-foot long low profile stone, vented sand containment structure extending a maximum of 35 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and fill and grade with 1,500 cubic yards of sand along 710 feet of eroding shoreline and plant with marsh vegetation. The purpose of the project is to provide shoreline erosion control for the County’s Total Maximum Daily Load program. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Patuxent River in Prince George’s County, Maryland, approximately 200 feet east of the intersection of Phyllis Wheatley Avenue and Paul Dunbar Avenue in Aquasco, Maryland. For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at Melissa.McCanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.

Queen Anne's County

201860210/18-WL-0114: TODD AND MELISSA ALLEN, at 430 Hissey Road, Grasonville, Maryland 21638 have applied to mechanically dredge 454-foot long by 30-foot wide area to a depth of -4 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 1,000 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site. The purpose of this project is to improve and maintain navigation access. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Winchester Creek at 430 Hissey Road, Grasonville, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland 21638. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at matthew.parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.

St. Mary's County

201762002/17-WP-1130: MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, 707 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 has applied to widen and make improvements to approximately 2.5 miles of MD 5, Point Lookout Road. The project will include widening MD 5 to 11-foot lanes with 8-foot shoulders from Camp Brown Road to the north end of the causeway, as well as, pipe replacements, drainage improvements, stormwater management facilities, roadway resurfacing, a new 8-foot wide shared use path from the Point Lookout State Park Entrance to the Ranger Station, wetland creation and enhancement, and use of temporary erosion and sediment controls. The project will permanently impact 33,993 square feet of forested nontidal wetland, 772 square feet of scrub-shrub nontidal wetland, 92,812 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, and 265,223 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project will temporarily impact 55,908 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 245,715 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 695,363 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will also impact 1,163 square feet of private estuarine emergent tidal wetland and 362 square feet of private estuarine scrub-shrub tidal wetlands at the south end of the project. Proposed work within the private tidal wetlands will occur between approximately 65 feet and 85 feet landward of mean high water. The project is proposed within the watersheds of the Lower Patuxent River and the Lower Tidal Potomac River, within Use I and II portions of the watersheds. The Applicant proposes to mitigate for permanent impacts to tidal and nontidal wetlands through nontidal wetland creation and enhancement at the Tennyson Site located north of the intersection of Long Neck Road and Tennyson Lane in Scotland, Maryland. The project is located along MD 5 from Camp Brown Road to the Causeway of Point Lookout Road in St. 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 May 1, 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 extension 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.