Application for Stormwater Management Treatment Variance
Thursday Dec 10th, 2020
Frederick Avenue Slope Repair
Baltimore City, Maryland
The City of Baltimore Department of Public Works is accepting public review and comments on this project’s application for a variance to the Baltimore City Stormwater Management Ordinance 10-277
Applicant: Mr. Michael Wilmore
Baltimore City Department of Transportation
ESD #: 7946
Watershed(s): Patapsco River
Project Description: The project has an approximate area of 0.4 acres and is located on the north side of Frederick Avenue between Chedworth Lane and Atholwood Lane. The project will consist of installing a 300’ long soil nail wall to stabilize a failing cut slope. Slope repair is required in interest of public safety.
The Applicant is requesting a Qualitative Control Waiver in accordance with Article 7, Division II, §23-2 of the City Code. The project has implemented Environmental Site Design to the Maximum Extent Practicable. The Applicant has demonstrated that on-site water quality control is not practicable, as physical constraints preclude full treatment of the required site area. Applicant will satisfy the water quality controls for this project by payment of fee-in-lieu of on-site stormwater management for 0.1 acres of this project. The project design meets all other requirements for stormwater management per the MDE Stormwater Management Design Manual.
To obtain information about this variance request, please contact Brian Halford, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Bureau of Water and Wastewater, Office of Compliance and Research, Room 227, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to
Send information or comments about this waiver request to Brian Halford, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Bureau of Water and Wastewater, Office of Compliance and Research, Room 227, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to by 4:30 PM, December 24th, 2020. Comments received after 4:30 PM, December 24th, 2020 will not be considered.
Any further notices about actions on this variance request will be posted on the Department’s website.