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The Baltimore City Department of Public Works in Coordination with Excel Fund, LLC, and the Mayor and City Council are accepting public review and comments for a request to waive1 Qualitative control for the proposed redevelopment of the lot located at 5100 Liberty Heights Avenue.

1As pertains to the Baltimore City Stormwater Ordinance and Guidelines

Notice is hereby given that the public is invited to comment on the request by Excel Fund, LLC, for a waiver of Stormwater Management (SWM) Qualitative control requirements for the proposed project. Comments on the request for SWM waiver must be received by 5:00 pm on January 19, 2011, to insure consideration by the Department.

Excel Fund, LLC is proposing to construct an 8,015 sf building (footprint), a twenty (20) car parking lot, and associated utilities, sidewalks, and landscaping areas. The improvements include:

  • Construction of a 8,015 sf building (footprint) and associated 20 car parking lot
  • Microbioretention environmental site design practices
  • Perimeter sand filter units for water quality control
  • A subsurface pipe detention facility for stormwater quantity control
  • Associated utilities, sidewalks and landscaping areas

This project qualifies for the Qualitative control waiver under §23-7-(C) of the Baltimore City SWM Ordinance. Environmental Site Design on this site was implemented to Maximum Extent Practicable by providing microbioretention. Perimeter sand filter units are proposed to provide treatment of the required water quality volume. Dry storage in a subsurface pipe detention facility is proposed to manage the peak discharge from the 1, 10 and 100 year storm events to preconstruction peak discharge levels.


A copy of the Stormwater Management Report prepared by ARRO Consulting, Inc. dated August, 2010 may be obtained by calling and making a request to ARRO c/o the following:

Chris Blount, Project Manager
ARRO Consulting
1101 Opal Court, Suite 312
Hagerstown, MD 21740,
Tel. 301-791-1100 Fax 301-791-5020

Waiver Comments or Questions

Notices regarding future actions on this project will be posted.
Questions or comments on the project waivers may be submitted during the review period by email to or by mail to:
Mr. Warren Ware
Ashburton Water Treatment Plant
3001 Druid Park Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW)

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