MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
WATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION
1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230
Notice of Application for State Wetland Licenses, Private Wetland Permits, Nontidal Wetlands and Waterways Permits and/or Water Quality Certification and the Opportunity to Provide Written Comment or Request an Informational Hearing
November 15, 2023
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 or send an email to the assigned reviewer no later than December 15, 2023, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
Wetlands and Waterways Protection Program - (410) 537-3837
Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3456
23-NT-0159/202360999 K. HOVNANIAN OF MARYLAND, LLC, 2391 Brandermill Blvd, Suite 300, Gambrills, Maryland 21054 has applied to construct a residential development known as Magnolia, to include the extension of Magnolia Avenue to Honeygo Boulevard to provide suitable vehicular access to and from the site. The project will permanently impact 1,187 square feet of forested nontidal wetland, 8,156 square feet of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer, and 165 square feet (33 linear feet) of an intermittent unnamed tributary to White Marsh Run (Use IV). Mitigation is proposed through the purchase of 2,374 square feet of wetland mitigation credits from the Peige Mitigation Bank. The project is located at 8750 Magnolia Avenue, Perry Hall, in Baltimore County, Maryland. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by December 15, 2023 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Sara Albrecht, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-537-3691. 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.
22-NT-2062/202261088 CAMBRIDGE-DORCHESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT, 5263 Bucktown Road, Cambridge, Maryland 21613, has applied to remove airspace obstructions on an offsite parcel. Tree removal will convert 7,036 square feet (0.16 acre) of forested nontidal wetlands to emergent nontidal wetlands and permanently impact 52,176 square feet (1.20 acres) of the 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. Equipment access will result in temporary impacts to 16,489 square feet (0.38 acre) of forested nontidal wetlands. Mitigation will be required for all wetland conversion. The Applicant has proposed to satisfy mitigation with credits purchased from the Maple Dam Mitigation Bank. The project is located at 5263 Bucktown Road near Cambridge in Dorchester County. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by December 15, 2023 to Mieko Camp at email@example.com or 443-717-0951. 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) 537-3571
Anne Arundel County
20-WL-0330/ JABIN FAMILY REAL ESTATE, at 7310 Edgewood Road, Annapolis, MD 21403 has applied to construct 1,142 linear feet of stone revetment along 1,200 feet of unprotected shoreline within 10 feet channelward of the mean high water line and; to modify an existing fixed pier marina from, to a floating pier marina, including the removal of three existing piers and associated structures by proposing the following: access dock “E”, - a 74-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with a 321-foot long by 8-foot wide “T-head” floating platform, and nine floating finger; and, access dock “F”, - a 74-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with a 340-foot long by 8-foot wide floating “T-head” platform, nine floating finger piers; and, access dock “G”, - a 181-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with a 156-foot long by 8-foot wide floating “L-head” platform that includes four floating finger piers, and a 260-foot long by 8-foot wide floating “L-head” platform with fifteen floating finger piers. All pier work is to take place within 227 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve navigable access and to prevent and control shoreline erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of Back Creek at 7310 Edgewood Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403. For more information, please contact Mel Throckmorton at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-375-2803.
23-WL-0737/ALEXANDER THOMSON, at 1020 Shore View Circle, Crownsville, MD 21032 has applied to replace-in-kind a 118-foot long by 6-foot wide with a 53-foot long by 3-foot wide finger pier with a turn, install a boat lift with associated pilings, and emplace one mooring pile with all work to take place within 118 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and, to mechanically dredge a 42-foot long by 18-foot wide area to a depth of 6 feet at mean low water; and to deposit approximately 42 cubic yards of dredged material on an approved upland disposal site located 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 the Severn River at 1020 Shore View Circle, Crownsville, MD 21032. For more information, please contact Mel Throckmorton at email@example.com or at 410-375-2803.
23-WL-0837/RIVERSIDE LLC; 600 Riverside Dr, Baltimore MD 21221 has to construct a marina expansion and marina reconfiguration. The expansion includes the following: 10-foot by 10-foot fixed platform, a 20-foot long by 10-foot wide gangway/ramp, a 584.5 foot long by 10-foot wide “L” floating pier with twelve 40 foot long by 3-foot wide floating piers, one 11-foot long by 3-foot wide floating finger pier, and 15 mooring piles. The reconfiguration will include the removal of marina piers and associated structures along piers A and B and the travel lift, and constructing various fixed piers, finger piers, platforms and boat lifts within the existing marina footprint. The proposed work also includes a 50-foot timber groin. All work will extend a maximum of 555 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The project is located at Riverside Marina, 600 Riverside Dr, in Baltimore County. The purpose of the project is to expand and provide needed upgrades for an existing marina. For more information please contact Matt Wallach firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-207-0893.
23-WL-0025/HOLLY NECK MARINA 1 LLC, 2426 Holly Neck Rd, Baltimore MD, 21221 has applied to dredge an 21,5000 square foot area within the marina basin to a depth of -4 at mean low water and to reconfigure the existing marina by removing the east side of the existing T head pier and constructing the following: thirteen 35-foot long by 3-foot wide finger pirs, four 30-foot long by 3-foot wide finger piers, one 50-foot long by 5-foot wide travel lift pier. The project also includes 702 linear feet of replacement bulkhead 18 inches channelward of the existing bulkhead and the replacement of the existing 15-foot wide ramp with a 20-foot by 20-foot ramp and installation of up to 18 boat lifts with associated piles. The marina is located at 2426 Holly Neck Rd, Baltimore County, MD. The purpose of the project is to provide needed upgrades for the operation of the marina. For more information contact Matt Wallach at email@example.com or at 410-537-3527
22-WL-1283/NANCY TRIPPE, 27386 Trippe Rd, Easton, MD 21601, applied to install 620-linear foot low profile stone, sand containment sill; and fill and grade with 822 cubic yards of sand along 685 feet of eroding shoreline and plant approximately 7,985 square feet of low marsh and 2,794 square feet of high marsh, all extending a maximum distance of 67 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to control shoreline erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the Tred Avon River at 27386 Trippe Rd, Easton, MD. For more information, please contact Michaela Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-537-4182.
23-WP-0588/THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF WORCESTER COUNTY, C/O David Bradford at 1 West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 has applied to mechanically dredge a 342,375 square foot area in State wetlands to a maximum depth of 10 feet at mean low water and transport approximately 15,700 cubic yards of dredge material to an approved disposal site at 7968 Libertytown Road, Berlin, in Worcester County County, Friendship Road, Berlin, in Worcester County, or Langmaid Road, Newark, in Worcester County. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. The project is located at the West Ocean City Commercial Harbor on Sinepuxent Bay along Golf Course Road between Sunset Avenue and Harbor Road, Ocean City, Maryland 21842. For more information, please contact Robert “Miles” Simmons at email@example.com or at 410-901-4044.
Water Quality Certifications – (410) 537-3837
Anne Arundel County
633 Cecil Ave N LLC, 633 Cecil Ave, Millersville, MD 21108 has requested a State Water Quality Certification for an RSC stream restoration located in Millersville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The purpose of this project is to increase water storage by reconnecting the stream with its floodplain, improve water quality through sand seepage and groundwater connection, and provide wetland habitat. The project will temporarily impact 355 linear feet (3,540 square feet) of stream, 33,821 square feet of 100-year nontidal floodplain, 15,358 square feet of forested nontidal wetlands, and 24,929 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The project is located east of Cecil Ave S, 0.5 miles north of intersection with Hog Farm Road along a tributary of Jabez Branch, a use III waterway. Written comments or requests for a public informational hearing concerning water quality issues related to this project must be received by December 15, 2023. Please provide comments to: Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Alex Sicard, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 430, Baltimore, MD 21230, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 410-537-3803. Please refer to the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.08.02 for information regarding the Water Quality Certification application process.
Waterway Construction – (410) 537-3821