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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

 

August 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 September 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
   
 

Dam Safety Division - (410) 537-3538

Howard County
 
201761367/18-MR-0005: HOWARD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, has submitted an application to the WSA for a Permit to retrofit a stormwater management pond located on Diversified Lane in Ellicott City, MD. The proposed work includes replacement of the principal spillway and riser structure for the existing dry pond and to retrofit the pond to provide more storage during rain events. 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 August 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, MD 21230, telephone (410) 537-3655 or by email at Visty.Dalal@maryland.gov.
 
201761333 /18-MR-0010: HOWARD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland, 21046, has submitted an application to the WSA for a Permit to retrofit a stormwater management pond located between Debbie Court and Mitzy Lane in Ellicott City, MD. The proposed work includes replacement of the principal spillway and riser structure for the existing dry pond. 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 August 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, MD 21230, telephone (410) 537-3655 or by email at Visty.Dalal@maryland.gov.
 
 

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

​Anne Arundel County
 
201860255/18-NT-0061: YURY RAKITIN., 23 Squire Court, Reisterstown, Maryland, 21136, has applied to construct a single family dwelling and the associated infrastructure; including the driveway and utility line. The project will permanently impact: 11,825 square feet of the forested nontidal wetland. The project is proposed on the Chesapeake Bay (Use I). The applicant will be required to mitigate for all permanent wetland impacts, including a 2:1 mitigation to impact ratio for forested wetlands. They propose to pay into a Compensation Fund for the impacts. The project is located at 1461 Cedarhurst Road, Shady Side, Maryland, 20764. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by September 3rd, 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.
 
Garrett County
 
201860929/18-NT-3151: CN METALS, 762 Joni Miller Road, Oakland, Maryland, has applied to construct buildings, parking and associated infrastructure for a new industrial facility. The project will permanently impact 4,840 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, 24,180 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 220 linear feet (800 square feet) of intermittent stream and 3,100 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will temporarily impact 30 linear feet (120 square feet) of intermittent stream and 25 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project is proposed on Trout Run (Use III). The applicant has proposed to pay into the Nontidal Wetlands Compensation Fund to satisfy required mitigation. The project is located at 9510 Garrett Highway, Oakland, Garrett County, MD. For more information please contact Matthew Radcliffe at 301-689-1492, Matt.Radcliffe@maryland.gov. 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.
 
​Somerset County
 
201860224/18-NT-2013: SOMERSET COUNTY RECREATION AND PARKS COMPLEX, 30290 Sam Barnes Road, Westover, Somerset County, Maryland 21871, has applied to construct an approximately 4 mile long hiker/biker trail along northbound Maryland Route 413 from Hinman Lane to Davis Lane, Crisfield, Somerset County, MD. The project would result in the permanent disturbance of 15,102 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 6,433 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands and 280,766 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetlands buffer. In addition, approximately 79,840 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 122,886 square feet of emergent nontidal wetlands and 450,497 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetlands buffer is to be temporarily disturbed due to project activities. For the permanent forested nontidal wetland impacts of 15,102 square feet, the applicant shall be required to mitigate at a 2:1 ratio and at a 1:1 ratio for the permanent emergent nontidal wetland disturbances of 6,433 square feet. The applicant proposes to satisfy this requirement by mitigating in-kind along the hiker/biker corridor. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by August 30, 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 21201 or to Chris.Pajak@maryland.gov or 410-713-3685. Site Plans are available on the website. 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
 
201860596/18-WL-0343: JOHN SCHAUM AND PETER YESKEL, 72 and 70 Charles Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, have applied to mechanically maintenance dredge a 4,800 square-foot channel to a depth of 6.0 feet at mean low water; to deposit approximately 300 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site located at Westport Reclamation Services 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 of Spa Creek at 70 and 72 Charles Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at Heather.Hepburn1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3789.
 
​Queen Anne's County
 
201860874/18-WL-0526: RANDOLPH JOHNSTON, P.O. Box 530, Chester, Maryland has applied to construct a 295 linear-foot low profile stone breakwater and construct a 200-foot long low profile stone, sand containment sill; and fill and grade with 300 cubic yards of sand along 400 feet of eroding shoreline and plant with 950 square feet of marsh vegetation. The purpose of this project is to protect and improve the shoreline. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Eastern Bay at Johnson Island in Crab Alley Bay, south of the mouth of Crab Alley Creek. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at Matthew.Parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
201861054/18-WL-0635: BRIAN HANUCHAK, 157 Beach Road, Stevensville, Maryland, has applied to replace in-kind 120 feet of stone revetment, construct a 20-foot wide by 50-foot long stone groin extending a maximum 50 feet channelward of the mean high water line, and emplace 90 cubic yards of clean sand for beach nourishment. The purpose of this project is to improve and maintain the shoreline from erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Chesapeake Bay at 157 Beach Road, Stevensville, Queen Anne’s County, MD 21666. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at Matthew.Parsons1@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3541.
 
Talbot County
 
201860603/18-WL-0348: DELMARVA POWER AND LIGHT, at Mailstop 79NC59, PO Box 9239, Newark, Delaware 19714, has applied to emplace 22,537 square feet of temporary matting to access and reconfigure existing utility poles and construct new utility poles. The purpose of this project is to maintain existing utility lines. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Broad Creek, San Domingo Creek and Oak Creek at along the right-of-way from Easton to Bozman, Talbot County, MD 21601, 21663, and 21612. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at Megan.Spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.