Notice of Virtual Public Hearing
202161394/21-NT-0448: WERRLEIN WSSC LLC, 522 Defense Highway, Annapolis Maryland 21401, has applied for the redevelopment of a vacant Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) administrative facility & associated parking lots into a single-family residential subdivision with associated infrastructure. The applicant has also proposed to provide floodplain compensation for the area being filled. The project will permanently impact 498 square feet of nontidal wetland, 4,914 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 2.36 acres of the 100-year nontidal floodplain. The project is proposed on the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River (Use I). The project location is 4017 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781, at the intersection of 40th place and Gallatin Street in Prince George’s County.
The Wetlands and Waterways Program of the Water and Science Administration scheduled a virtual public hearing for the above listed project. The virtual public hearing was held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, with a short informational session from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. The public informational hearing began at 7:00 p.m. Pursuant to COMAR 26.17.04 and COMAR 26.23.02, the Maryland Department of the Environment is required to give public notice of the hearing.
The purpose of the hearing is to gather information and hear testimony to assist the Department in making a determination for a Maryland Wetlands and Waterways Permit on the request detailed below. Statements may be presented orally through the virtual platform during the hearing or be provided in writing to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Wetlands and Waterways Program, Ryan Din, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD, 21230 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone No. (410) 537-4247. Phone only participants would not have the ability to provide testimony during the hearing, however, statements may be provided to Ryan Din at the above contact information. All statements must be received by the Maryland Department of the Environment by 5:00 pm on January 15, 2022.