Recent News

Application for Qualitative Control Waiver

1625 S. Eutaw Street, Ridgley’s Cove
Baltimore City, Maryland

Qualitative Control Waiver

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Mixed Use Building
1122 W. 38th Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Multi-Agency Response Makes Progress on Downtown Sinkhole

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today is extending his gratitude to City residents, commuters, businesses, and visitors for their patience while teams of workers pursue a long-term fix to the sinkhole discovered July 8 on Howard Street at Pratt Street.

Stormwater Management Waiver

Gas Main Contract No. 14838776
Mayfield Phase 1

DPW Reports Sewer Overflows Due to Heavy Rains on July 11

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) estimates that over 3.6 million gallons of storm water combined with wastewater overflowed into the Jones Falls when heavy rains hit the City during evening rush hour on Thursday, July 11, 2019. The evening’s heavy rains caused an additional 2.4 million gallons of storm and sewer water to flow into the Herring Run Stream. 

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

101 West Cromwell Street
Baltimore City, Maryland

Application for Redevelopment Waiver

Paul’s Place at Cross Street Corner
928 Washington Boulevard
Baltimore City, Maryland

Sewer Overflow into Gwynns Falls Abated Same Day

Trash and debris contributed to a sewer overflow Tuesday, July 9, in the 4600 block of Briarclift Road.  This overflow of about 14,400 gallons occurred during dry weather and was caused by a combination of trash, rocks and other debris.  

Stormwater Management Waiver

Gas Main Contract No. 15027607 / 15027577
Wilkens Avenue Bridge

Statement on Social Media Posts

The City recognizes that all employees have the protection guaranteed by the First Amendment to think or believe whatever they choose.  The reports in this instance show speech that is repugnant and hurtful to many people, but the Law Department has made it clear that such thoughts are protected.