The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Monday, October 20, 2008


October 10, 2008

Last update - October 16, 2008 6:00 PM

8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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  1. Unless otherwise noted, Planning Board meetings are held on Thursdays and begin at 9 a.m. The agenda is subject to change and certain items may be postponed or added.
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item 1 2008 Great Communities Photo Contest - Presentation to Winners

V. Berton

  Planning Board Action/Decision: No vote taken.
Item 2 Discussion: Draft Washington Grove Master Plan - REVISED

S. Edwards

Discussion on the draft master plan with the Town of Washington Grove

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only, no vote taken.
Item 3 Worksession #4: Germantown Master Plan

S. Edwards

Recommendations for the Montgomery College district

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.




The Maryland Soccer Foundation, Incorporated

The Maryland Soccer Foundation, Incorporated is seeking approval to the following improvements of the South Germantown SoccerPlex Championship Stadium at the South Germantown Recreational Park located in Germantown, Maryland, as permitted in their Lease Agreement with the Commission:


  • Expand permanent seating capacity from the current level of 3,200 to 5,600.
  • The ability to add up to 1,000 temporary bleacher seats when attendance levels reach that level.
  • Development of restroom facility to support the additional seating capacity.
  • Development of a permanent press box.
  • Development of a permanent ticket booth for selling tickets on game days.
  • Installation of a six foot fence surrounding the perimeter of the stadium area to control access.

This request will be discussed at the Montgomery County Planning Board regular meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2008. View the Planning Board's Agenda and staff report online at:

Written comments are welcome prior to the Planning Board hearing. Address comments to:

Royce Hanson, Chairman, Montgomery County Planning Board, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or send via email to:


The Montgomery County Planning Board meets at the Montgomery County Regional Office located at 8787 Georgia Avenue, 1st Floor auditorium, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910