Posts tagged Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas
Smith’s Marina

Bay Engineering, Inc. performed professional services for the development of a 5,000 sq.ft. marina store and office on a 2.98 acre tract located at 529 Ridgley Road, Crownsville, Maryland. Site design for the proposed building and parking areas, providing engineering services including grading, parking analysis and layout, stormwater management analysis and design, private utility layout, and sediment and erosion control design. The site has private well and septic and coordination with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health was required along with requiring private septic and utility easements. The site is also located within the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area and all additional critical area criteria were followed in the design of this site. The site required a request for a variance to the Anne Arundel County code as well as a rezoning request and a request for non-conforming use. The property was rezoned from the existing R2 to MA2. A variance was grated to allow disturbance to steep slopes and the shore line buffer, and a reduction to road setbacks. The non-conforming use of a marina store and office was also granted for the site. Additional services included inspection of the proposed stormwater management facility and coordination with county agencies.

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Severn School

Bay Engineering, Inc. was the engineer of record for a tear down and rebuild of the TEEL building on the upper school campus. Bay Engineering, Inc. worked with Hord, Coplan, Macht to provide all surveying and engineering services to demolish a portion of the TEEL Academic Center, reconstruct a new 3-story addition and renovate the remaining existing structure. Bay Engineering, Inc. provided surveying services to map all existing features for the entire campus due to the location of the construction within the Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, requiring tight impervious area and stormwater management limitations. Services included site planning, layout and design of site improvements to walks, interconnection to existing buildings and trails, stormwater management features including micro-bioretention areas and landscape/hardscape courtyard features. Bay Engineering, Inc. also provided planning, design and permitting services for a temporary classroom trailer campus for learning cottages during reconstruction of the TEEL Academic Center. Bay Engineering, Inc. provided all site permitting services for Anne Arundel County and Maryland Department of the Environment permits for both projects. During construction, Bay Engineering, Inc. provided construction services including survey stakeout, engineering inspections and asbuilts for Anne Arundel County security release.

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