Application for Redevelopment Waiver and Qualitative Control Waiver

PUBLIC NOTICE

520 Somerset Street & 1211 Jefferson Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver and Qualitative Control Waiver

The City of Baltimore Department of Public Works is accepting public review and comments on this project’s application for a redevelopment waiver. If granted, the project will still need to provide water qualitative controls, per the requirements of the State’s Design Manual. 

Applicant: 520 Somerset LLC & Somerset Infrastructure, LLC c/o Mission First Housing Development   Corporation, 1330 New Hampshire Avenue NW Suite 116 Washington DC 20036

ESD #: 7927A

Watershed(s): Inner Harbor and Jones Falls

Project Description: The project has an approximate area of 7.41 acres and is located at the southeast corner at the intersection of McElderry Street and Aisquith Street. The project will include a multi-story residential building, site improvements and infrastructure improvements.

The Applicant is requesting a redevelopment waiver in accordance with Article 7, §23-7 of the City Code.  The existing impervious area coverage meets the conditions for this waiver.  The project will provide water quality controls to satisfy the requirements of this waiver for 2.63 ac of this project. 

AND

The Applicant will satisfy the remaining water quality controls for this project by payment of fee-in-lieu of on-site stormwater management for 1.12 ac of this project.  

The Applicant is requesting a qualitative control waiver in accordance with Article 7, Division II, §23-2 of the City Code.  The Applicant has demonstrated that the 2.91ac of the project will return the disturbed area to a predevelopment runoff condition. The applicant will not be required to provide qualitative control controls for 2.91 ac of this project. 

To obtain information about this waiver request, please contact Nathaniel Krause, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Bureau of Water and Wastewater, Office of Compliance and Research, Room 228, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to [email protected].

Send information or comments about this waiver request to Nathaniel Krause, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Bureau of Water and Wastewater, Office of Compliance and Research, Room 228, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD  21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to [email protected] by 4:30 PM, April 1, 2021.  Comments received after 4:30 PM, April 1, 2021 will not be considered.

Any further notices about actions on this waiver request will be posted on the Department’s website.

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