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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

  

October 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 November 15, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.

 

  

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

Allegany County

201861137/18-NT-3189: ALLEGANY JUNCTION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, 191 Maine Street, Suite 205, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, has applied to construct a 40 unit apartment building and associated parking.  The project will permanently impact 8,868 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 1,154 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland, and 353 square feet of 100-year floodplain.  The project is proposed on Winebrenner Run (Use III).  Mitigation will be provided by paying into the Nontidal Wetlands Compensation Fund.  The project is located at 11900 Old Legislative Road, SW in Allegany County.  Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by November 15, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Matthew Radcliffe, 160 South Water Street, Frostburg, MD 21532 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.

 

Garrett County

201861067/18-NT-3172: SHENTEL COMMUNICATIONS, 500 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia 25301, has applied to construct an access road to a proposed wireless communications tower to provide cellular coverage to the area.  The project will permanently impact 1,663 square feet of emergent nontidal wetland and 5,920 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 95 linear feet (276 square feet) of intermittent stream and 728 square feet of 100-year floodplain.  The project will temporarily impact 62 linear feet (186 square feet) of intermittent stream and 490 square feet of 100-year floodplain.  The project is proposed on White Meadow Run (Use III). The applicant proposes paying into the Nontidal Wetland Compensation Fund to satisfy required mitigation.  The project is located at 3846 Hutton Road in 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 15, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Matthew Radcliffe, 160 South Water Street, Frostburg, MD 21532 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​.


 
 

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

Talbot County

2201860650/18-WL-0389: TILGHMAN ISLAND MARINA C/O RONALD CICERO at P.O. BOX 231, Tilghman, Maryland 21671, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically maintenance dredge a 268-foot long by 173-foot wide area to a depth of 6 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 3,533 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site known as the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters in Knapps Narrows at 6140 Mariners Court, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or by calling 410-537-3622.


201860657/18-WL-0394: TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, c/o Ray Clarke at 215 Bay Street, Suite 6, Easton, Maryland 21601, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically dredge Dogwood Harbor and provide 3 spur channels off Tilghman Island Road and Wharf Road. Specifically, the applicant proposes to hydraulically or mechanically maintenance dredge a 587-foot long by 75-foot wide main channel to a depth of 6 feet at mean low water.  The project also includes dredging of 3 spur channels (18-WL-0394, 18-WL-0398, 18-WL-0399) of various lengths, widths and depths connecting to the main navigation channel.  Approximately 2,093 cubic yards of dredged material will be transported to an approved upland dredged material disposal site, either the Raymond DMP site or Dependable Sand and Gravel, located at 13155 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679, depending on the capacity of the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Dogwood Harbor at Tilghman Island, Talbot County, MD 21671.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.​


201860658/18-WL-0395: ROBERT EBEL AND LESLIE STEEN at P.O. Box 399, Tilghman, Maryland 21671, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically maintenance dredge a 100-foot long by 35-foot wide area to a depth of 8 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 425 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site, either the Raymond DMP site or Dependable Sand and Gravel, located at 13155 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679, depending on the capacity of the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access.  Mitigation may be required for impacts to shallow water habitat.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters in Knapps Narrows at 21748 Camper Circle, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671. For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or by calling 410-537-3622​.


21860659/18-WL-0396: THOMAS GEARY AND JILL KHADDURI at 21752 Camper Circle, Tilghman, Maryland 21671, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically maintenance dredge a 94-foot long by 36-foot wide area to a depth of 8 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 524 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site, either the Raymond DMP site or Dependable Sand and Gravel, located at 13155 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679, depending on the capacity of the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access. Mitigation may be required for impacts to shallow water habitat. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters in Knapps Narrows at 21752 Camper Circle, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or by calling 410-537-3622.

201860660/18-WL-0397: LYNN AND DEBRA BROOKHOUSER at P.O. Box 154, Tilghman, Maryland 21671, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically dredge a 72-foot long by 47-foot wide area to a depth of 8 feet at mean low water; and construct and backfill a 75-foot long bulkhead within a maximum of 1.5 feet channelward of the mean high water line. Approximately 666 cubic yards of dredged material will be transported to an approved upland dredged material disposal site, either the Raymond DMP site or Dependable Sand and Gravel, located at 13155 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679, depending on the capacity of the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access and to control shoreline erosion.  Mitigation may be required for impacts to shallow water habitat. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Knapps Narrows at 21756 Camper Circle, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3622.


 201860663/18-WL-0400: TALBOT COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS C/O RAY CLARKE at 215 Bay Street, Suite 6, Easton, Maryland 21601, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically maintenance dredge a 315-foot long by 134-foot wide area to a depth of 6 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 4,364 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site, either the Raymond DMP site or Dependable Sand and Gravel, located at 13155 Ocean Gateway, Wye Mills, MD 21679, depending on the capacity of the Raymond DMP site.  The applicant has requested authorization to periodically maintenance dredge for 6 years.  The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access.  The proposed project is located within the tidal waters in Tongers Basin at 7381 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman, Talbot County, MD 21671.  For more information, please contact Megan Spindler at megan.spindler@maryland.gov or by calling 410-537-3622.​


St. Mary's County​

201861173/18-WL-0698:  CRAIG WALRATH, 15056 and 15062 Chesapeake Bay Drive, Scotland, Maryland 20687, has applied to construct two, 6-foot wide by 50-foot long stone groins extending a maximum of 50 feet channelward of the mean high water line; construct two, 6-foot wide by 60-foot long stone groins extending a maximum of 60 feet channelward of the mean high water line; emplace 100 feet of stone revetment within a maximum of 5 feet channelward of the mean high water line.  The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion.  The project is located on the Chesapeake Bay at 15056 and 15062 Chesapeake Bay Drive, Scotland, MD 20687.  For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782​.​​  Comments accepted until October 21, 2018.