MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTWATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARDBALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230
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 March 15, 2019, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
201761847/17-WL-1016: FAIRFIELD PROPERTIES LLC., 6800 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena, Maryland, has applied to construct a 51 slip marina on the site of a former 51 slip marina at 155 Carvel Beach Rd in Anne Arundel County. The marina will have the same dimensions as the former marina and consist of a 220-foot long by 6-foot wide pier with a 360-foot long by 6-foot wide auxiliary pier, three 20-foot long by 4-foot wide finger piers, and 56 mooring piles, all extending a maximum of 270 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to create a marina that allows for the mooring and storage of boats. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of Back Cove. For more information contact Matt Wallach at email@example.com or at 410-537-3527.
201861269/18-WL-0761: HARBOR HILLS HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION AND YACHT CLUB, at 1 Carson Cove, Davidsonville, Maryland 21035 has applied to remove an existing pier and platforms; replace in-kind an existing 40-foot long timber groin; repair an 8-foot section of existing bulkhead; construct a 90-foot long by 8-foot wide pier with a 70-foot long by 10-foot wide platform, and three mooring piles, all extending a maximum of 100 feet channelward of the mean high water line; construct a 40-foot long by 10-foot wide floating platform with a 10-foot long by 6-foot wide ramp, all extending a maximum of 45 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and construct a 25-foot long by 10-foot wide curved stone groin extending a maximum of 25 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to reconfigure a community pier and control shoreline erosion. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters of the South River at community area at the end of Constellation Drive, Davidsonville, Anne Arundel County, MD 21035. For more information, please contact Heather Hepburn at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-537-3789.
201862046/18-WL-1209: JEFFREY KASSMAN, 1137 and 1135 Steamboat Road, Shady Side, Maryland 20764, has applied for activities at 1137 Steamboat Road to construct a 34-foot long by 6-foot wide pier with two 11-foot long by 19-foot wide boatlifts, each requiring two support piles; and to construct and backfill 136 feet of replacement bulkhead within a maximum of 18 inches channelward of a deteriorated bulkhead. At 1135 Steamboat Road to mechanically dredge a 135-foot long by 20-foot wide spur channel and slip area totaling 2,644 square feet to the 5.5-foot depth at mean low water; to transport via truck and deposit approximately 120 cubic yards of dredged material at the approved upland disposal site Westport Reclamation Services, located at 4944 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20711; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at Melissa.McCanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.
201862153/18-WL-1263: TOPGOLF USA, BALTIMORE, LLC., 8750 North Central Expressway, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75231 has applied to construct a golf entertainment complex on two parcels located on Warner and Stockholm Streets along the northern edge of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River in Baltimore City. The project proposes filling approximately 13,050 cubic yards of State tidal wetlands with clean fill extending a maximum of 150 feet channelward from the mean high water line to establish the golf complex outfield and a living shoreline consisting of a transitional planting zone, a high marsh, low marsh, and low profile sand containment structure. The project also proposes relocating an existing stormwater outfall by constructing a 300-foot long by 12-foot wide culvert extension that will outfall into a 58-foot long by 50-foot wide riprap plunge pool with a maximum depth of 4 feet at mean low water. The project will result in approximately .58 acres of temporary impacts and approximately .65 acres of permanent impacts to State tidal wetlands. The purpose of this project is to establish a recreation and entertainment facility and to stabilize and protect the shoreline. To mitigate for the proposed .65 acres of permanent impacts, the project proposes .69 acres of marsh enhancement and .69 acres of marsh creation (1.38 acres total) extending a maximum of 100 feet channelward of the mean high water line located off-site at Ridgely’s Cove in State tidal water channelward of Warner Street between Alluvion and Bayard Streets. For more information contact Matt Wallach at email@example.com or at 410-537-3527.
201861987/18-WL-1179: ASHLEY ADDICTION CENTER, at 800 Tydings Lane, Havre De Grace, Maryland 21078 has applied to horizontal direction drill 513 linear feet of sewer line, water line, and telecommunications at a maximum depth of 20 feet below the substrate, located in tidal waters of Swan Creek. The purpose of this project is to connect to public sewer. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Swan Creek at 800 Tydings Lane, Havre De Grace, Harford County, MD 21078. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-537-3541.
201960211/19-WL-0150: KENT NARROWS MARINA LLC, at 100 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, Maryland has applied to construct a 20-foot long by 8-foot wide floating pier with a 10-foot long by 200-foot wide floating platform extending a maximum 30 feet channelward from the mean high water line. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation and create a mooring area for the marina customers. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Kent Narrows at 100 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, Queen Anne’s County, MD 21619. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at email@example.com or at 410-537-3541.
201960271/: MEARS POINT ASSOCIATES, at 600 Kent Narrows Way North, Grasonville, Maryland 21638 has applied to mechanically maintenance dredge a 220-foot long by 140-foot wide entrance and slip area, totaling approximately 15,242 square feet to a depth of -8.0 feet at mean low water and to deposit a maximum 1,100 cubic yards of dredged material to an approved upland disposal site located at 501 4H Park Road, Queenstown, MD. The purpose of this project is to improve navigation. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Kent Narrows at 600 Kent Narrows Way North, Grasonville, Queen Anne’s County, MD 21638. For more information, please contact Matthew Parsons at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 410-537-3541. Comments for the Public Notice will not be accepted after March 1, 2019 at the close of business.
201862031/18-WL-1203: The waterfront property owners along Murray Road which includes STACK, HERRON, ROBERTS, GASPER, WATSON, KIRSH, STEVENS, STRINGER, BARLETT AND LOYD, c/o Stephen Peterson, PO BOX 135, Callaway, Maryland, 20620, have applied to emplace 848 linear feet of stone revetment within a maximum of 10 feet channelward of the mean high water line; to emplace 115 linear feet of stone armor within a maximum of 12 feet channelward of a timber bulkhead; and to construct ten 12-foot wide by 60-foot long stone groins extending a maximum of 70 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 on Murray Road from house number 16181 through 16280, Ridge, St. Mary's County, MD. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.
201862156/18-WL-1266: SCOTT BRUCE, PO Box 179, Valley Lee, Maryland, 20692, has applied to fill, grade, and plant marsh vegetation along 110 feet of eroding shoreline with 180 cubic yards of sand and two low profile, stone, sand containment breakwaters emplaced within a maximum of 63 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion. The project is located on the Potomac River at 18873 and 18877 McKays Beach Road, Leonardtown, St. Mary's County, MD. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.
201862129/18-WL-1258: SEASIDE VILLAGE MARINA CONDOMINIUMS, PO Box 1415, Ocean Pines, Maryland 21811 has applied to maintenance dredge by mechanical method, a 20,980 square foot area (.48 acres) to a consistent depth of 3.0 at mean low water; and transport approximately 980 cubic yards of dredged material to an upland disposal site. Additionally the applicant has applied for a six-year maintenance provision. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access. The project is located on a tidal tributary off of the Isle of Wight Bay at Bowline Lane in West Ocean City, MD. For more information please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at email@example.com or 410-901-4044.
19-WQC-01: Public Notice of Proposed Maintenance Dredging of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and Application for Water Quality Certification -- Issue Date: February 13, 2019
Pursuant to COMAR 26.08.02, Regulation .10 Water Quality Certification, the Maryland Department of the Environment is required to give public notice of this application. Section 401 of the Clean Water Act requires the State of Maryland to issue a Water Quality Certification for any federally permitted project which may result in the discharge of dredged or fill material to waters or wetlands of the State. The purpose of the water quality certification is to advise the federal agency as to whether the permitted activity will or will not comply with Maryland’s water quality standards. The purpose of this public notice is to solicit comments from the public regarding the work described below.
Application # 19-WQC-01
Chesapeake Bay, Use I and II Waters
The applicant, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, Philadelphia District, Operations Division, Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3391, requests a Water Quality Certification for the proposed maintenance dredging of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal (Canal) and its approach channel during the period April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020 for the calendar years 2019 and 2020. The dredging will be performed as required to maintain the authorized 35-foot project depth. All material will be removed by bucket, hopper or hydraulic pipeline dredges and placed in the Pearce Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility. Based on past experience, the following quantities will be dredged:
Any person or party interested in commenting on the probable water quality impacts of this project is requested to submit comments to Denise M. Keehner, Program Manager, Wetlands and Waterways Program, Water and Science Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Blvd., Ste. 430, Baltimore, MD 21230, or email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments must be received by March 8, 2019.
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