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

 

Dam Safety Division - (410) 537-3538

Frederick County
 
201761539/18-OB-0028: FREDERICK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 355 Montvue Lane, Frederick,Maryland, has submitted an application for a Permit to decommission an existing in-line stormwater management pond. The project site is located within the community of Point of Rocks in Frederick County, MD, just west of the Gibbons Rd cul-de-sac and extending south along the stream to MD Route 28 (Clay Street). The proposed work consists of the removal of the existing in-line stormwater management pond embankment and the subsequent restoration and stabilization of the unnamed tributary of the Potomac River, through the current pond footprint and downstream. The pond removal is one portion of a larger stream restoration effort that extends upstream to Ballenger Creek Pike. Plans for the proposed project have been submitted to the Dam Safety Division for evaluation. Conceptual information on this project can be obtained by contacting John Rouche, Dam Safety Division at (410) 537-3552 or by email at john.roche@maryland.gov.  Written comments, or requests to be placed on the interested persons list, or requests for a public informational hearing must be received on or before August 30, 2018. Further notices about action on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on a mailing list of interested persons. All correspondence, please refer to Dam Safety file number and mail to Attn: John Roche, P.E., Dam Safety Division, MDE Water and Science Administration, 1800 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230.
 
  

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

Frederick County

201861017/18-NT-3164: MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, 707 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, has applied to replace four culverts along MD 77. The project will include removal of existing pipe culverts at Structures 10041X0, 10042X0, 10234X0, and 10030X0 and replacement with concrete box culverts, placement of riprap aprons, temporary construction access, dewatering, and post-construction stabilization. The project will permanently impact 162 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 99 square feet of scrub-shrub nontidal wetlands, 141 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 68 square feet of the 100-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 199 linear feet of stream, and 4,356 square feet of 100-year floodplain. The project will temporarily impact 1,036 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, 916 square feet of scrub-shrub nontidal wetlands, 575 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, 198 square feet of the 100-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 193 linear feet of stream. The project is proposed on tributaries to Hunting Creek (Use III). The applicant has proposed using credit from an off-site mitigation project to satisfy the mitigation requirement for the nontidal wetland impacts. The project is located along MD 77 (Foxville Road) between Park Central Road and Foxville Deerfield Road in Frederick County. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by September 15, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Ed Tinney, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at ed.tinney@maryland.gov or 410-462-9364. 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

201860386/18-WL-0226: J.P. RICKETT, 5625 Gunner Run Road, Churchton, Maryland 20733, has applied to add four mooring piles and to mechanically maintenance dredge an 83-foot long spur channel and slip area totaling 1,499 square feet to the 3.5-foot depth at mean low water; and to transport 85 cubic yards of dredged material to the South County DMP site or another approved site in Anne Arundel County for disposal.; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years. Mitigation may be required for impacts to shallow water habitat. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Broadwater Creek, 5738 Broadwater Creek Road, Churchton in Anne Arundel County. The purpose of the project is to improve navigation. For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at melissa.mccanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.

Worcester County

201762078/17-WL-1146: HOMERS HIDEAWAY, LLC, 12911S; Sunset Avenue, Ocean City Maryland 21842, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically dredge an approximate 100-foot wide by 1,260-foot long entrance channel to a maximum depth of 8 feet at mean low water and an irregular 960-foot long by 270-foot wide boat basin to a maximum depth of 7 feet at mean low water; and transport 21,166 cubic yards of dredged material to the Brittingham disposal site or other approved Maryland Department of the Environment locations. The total dredge area will be approximately 6.68 acres. Additionally, the applicant would like to obtain a 6-year maintenance dredging provision. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. The project located on the Sinepuxent Bay at 12940 Inlet Isle Lane in the Ocean City Fishing Center south of Route 50 bridge in West Ocean City, MD. For more information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at joe.kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-4044.

201762078/17-WP-1295: HOMERS HIDEAWAY, LLC, 12911S; Sunset Avenue, Ocean City Maryland 21842, has applied to hydraulically or mechanically dredge an approximate 100-foot wide by 1,260-foot long entrance channel to a maximum depth of 8 feet at mean low water and an irregular 960-foot long by 270-foot wide boat basin to a maximum depth of 7 feet at mean low water; transport 21,166 cubic yards of dredged material to the Brittingham disposal site or other approved Maryland Department of the Environment locations. The total dredge will be approximately 6.68 acres. Additionally, the applicant would like to obtain a 6-year maintenance dredging provision. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. The project located on the Sinepuxent Bay at 12940 Inlet Isle Lane in the Ocean City Fishing Center south of Rout 50 bridge in West Ocean City, Maryland. For more information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at joe.kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-4044.

201762079/17-WP-1147: SUNSET MARINA LLC, 12911 Sunset Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland 21842, has applied to maintenance dredge by mechanical method, an irregular 636,874 square area (14.62 acres) to a maximum depth of 9 feet at mean low water; and transport 15,950 cubic yards of dredged material to the Brittingham site located off of Friendship Road in Berlin, MD. The purpose of the project is to improve and maintain navigable access. For more information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at joe.kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-4044.

201861061/18-WL-0642: ANGLER MARINA, 312 Talbot Street, Ocean City, Maryland, has applied to maintenance dredge by mechanical method, 158-foot wide by 185-foot long area to a maximum depth of 6 feet at mean low water and transport approximately 3,378 cubic yards of dredged material to an approved disposal site. Additionally, the applicant would like to obtain a 6-year maintenance provision. The purpose of the project is to provide navigable access. The project is located on the Isle of Wight Bay at 312 Talbot Street in Ocean City, MD. For more information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at joe.kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-4044.