5700 PARK HEIGHTS AVENUE

PUBLIC NOTICE

5700 PARK HEIGHTS AVENUE

5700 Park Heights Avenue  
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Variance & Redevelopment Waiver

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

Applicant: The Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, ATTN: Mr. Ben Gershowitz
BCNR #: 10717
Watershed(s):  Jones Falls Watershed (#02130904) and Gwynns Falls Watershed (#02130905)
Project Description:

The project has an approximate area of 1.29 acres and is located at both 5700 Park Heights Avenue and 3603 Glen Avenue in the Glen Neighborhood. The project consists of parking lot additions and building entranceway improvements for the Jewish Community Center.

The Applicant is requesting a variance in accordance with Article 7, §24-1 of the City Code for approximately 0.41 acres of this project for recharge provisions. The Applicant will not be required to provide recharge for 0.41 acres of impervious area associated with this project due to both a high groundwater table and low infiltration rates of in-situ soils.

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 0.59 ac of this project. The Applicant will satisfy the remaining water quality controls for this project by payment of fee-in-lieu of on-site stormwater management for 0.12 ac of this project

To obtain information about this application, please contact Michael Savage at 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 waiver request to Michael Savage at 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, May 10, 2024. Comments received after 4:30 pm, May 10, 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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