The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, October 10, 2013


Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:17 am

8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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item 1 Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions


1. Darcars at Montgomery Industrial Park 81994026B MCPB No. 13-128

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.


*B. Record Plats

  Subdivision Plat No. 220110690, Kilmarnock Farm (Revision)
R-200 zone; 3 lots; located on the north side of Barnesville Road (MD 117), 800 feet west of Ganley Road; Boyds Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220120740-220120750, Clarksburg Village
R-200/TDR zone; 24 lots, 4 parcels; located at the intersection of Newcut Road and Winding Woods Way; Clarksburg Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220131370, Sonoma
R-60 zone; 2 lots; located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Sonoma Road and Seneca Lane; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220140020, Bedfordshire
R-200 zone; 2 lots; located on the south side of Wilden Lane, 300 feet east of Bedfordshire Avenue; Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220140090, Ridgewood Village
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the north side of Wyndale Lane, 200 feet west of Wyndale Road; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220140130, Bradley Woods
R-90 zone; 1 lot; located at the eastern corner of the intersection of Wilson Lane (MD 188) and Oldchester Road; Bethesda - Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


*C. Other Consent Items

  *D. Approval of Minutes
Item 3 Clarksburg Limited Master Plan for the Ten Mile Creek Watershed -- Worksession 2 - TIME CHANGED

V. Lazdins/M. Dolan

Staff Recommendation: Discuss and provide direction to staff
12:10 PM LUNCH
Item 4 Closed Session


C. Moise

Pursuant to State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland §10-508(a)(13) to comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter

(Approval of Closed Session Minutes)

Item 11 Closed Session - ADDED
  Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(3) to consider the acquisition of real property for a Commission purpose and matters directly related thereto
Item 2 Roundtable Discussion - TIME CHANGED
A. G.Wright

B. N. Sturgeon

A. Planning Director’s Report
B. Status of White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan - ADDED REMOVED
Item 5 Parks’ FY15-20 Capital Improvements Program – Adoption Session - TIME CHANGED

C. Morgan

Staff Recommendation: Approve for submission to County Executive

item 6 FY15 Budget - TIME CHANGED

J. Kroll

Discussion of Planning Department and Commissioners' Office Budget (Commissioners' Office Budget moved to the October 17 agenda)

Item *7 Limited Site Plan Amendment No. 82003029E: The Estates at Greenbriar Preserve -TIME CHANGED


M. Smith/ J. Penn

A request to remove a portion of Category I forest conservation easement and to relocate the easement on an adjacent property (P99). Lots 4 and 5, Block A, located on the south side of Wood Thrush Lane; RNC Zone; Parcel 99 is zoned RE-2, Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions

Item *8 Pike and Rose Phase 2 - TIME CHANGED


N. Yearwood/P. Butler

A. Preliminary Plan No. 12012002A
B. Site Plan No. 820130120

Second phase of the redevelopment of Pike and Rose shopping center with a maximum of 1.50 million square feet of mixed use development in seven buildings in the CR3 C1.5 R2.5 H-200 and CR4 C3.5 R3.5 H-300 zones; at the intersection of Grand Park Avenue and Rose Avenue; 19.85 net acres; White Flint Sector Plan area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions

Item 9 Zoning Text Amendment No. 13-08 - TIME CHANGED


G. Russ

To revise the TMX zone as follows: allow dry cleaning and laundry establishments; allow a veterinary hospital without a special exception under certain circumstances; and allow day care for seniors and disabled people with an unlimited number of people.

Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council

(Action required for County Council public hearing of 10/15/13)

Item *10 Preliminary Plan Amendment Review No. 120120070, Bethesda Center - TIME CHANGED


M. Folden

CBD-2 zone, 2.14 acres, amendment to modify condition no. 18(b) related to the Policy Area Mobility Review (PAMR) requirement based upon the Board’s reconsideration of the adopted resolution; located at between Woodmont Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue directly south of Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda CBD

Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions

7:00 pm ADJOURN