HILTON RECREATION CENTER

PUBLIC NOTICE

HILTON RECREATION CENTER

3100 Phelps Lane Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Variance

The City of Baltimore Department of Public Works is accepting public review and comments on this project’s application for a variance of Stormwater Management.

Applicant: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore o.b.o. Mayor & City Council – Dept of Recreation and Parks; 1201 South Sharp Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
BCNR #: 11017
Watershed(s): Baltimore Harbor
Project Description:

The project has an approximate limit of disturbance of 6.71 acres and is located adjacent to Green Street Academy. The “new development” project consists of renovating and expanding the existing recreation center, the multi-purpose grass field, and basketball court, building a walking path, playground, and parking lot, and installing stormwater management and landscaping.

The Applicant is requesting a variance in accordance with Article 7, Division II, §24-2 of the City Code for approximately 0.26 acres of this project. The Applicant has demonstrated that 4.33 acres of the project will meet water quality and quantity control requirements. The applicant is requesting a variance from providing qualitative control for 0.26ac of impervious surface, including 0.03ac which is unable to be drained to SWM facilities. This variance will allow the applicant to pay a fee-in-lieu for the 0.26 ac. of impervious so that the site will be in compliance with City and State Stormwater Management Regulations.

To obtain information about this request, please contact Kimberly Grove, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Office of Research and Environmental Protection, Room 228, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to DPW.Plansreview@baltimorecity.gov.

Send information or comments about this variance request to Kimberly Grove, Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Office of Research and Environmental Protection, Room 228, 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, (410-396-0732) or by e-mail to DPW.Plansreview@baltimorecity.gov by 4:30 PM, February 16, 2024. Comments received after 4:30 PM, February 16, 2024, 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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