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REVISED: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 3:15PM
10:00 am


Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. Brookstone Sr Living – Forest Conservation Plan No. F20230060 – MCPB 24-006

2. Montgomery Auto Sales Park, Lot 7 – Site Plan No. 81995038A – MCPB No. 24-004

*B. Approval of Minutes

Minutes for January 11 and January 18, 2024

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Adoption of Corrected Resolutions for White Oak Self Storage Sketch Plan 320230040 MCPB No. 23-111 and Site Plan 820230100 MCPB No. 23-112

Item 2

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Item 3

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Item 4

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report

10:25 am


Item 5

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(3), to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related to the acquisition. Topic to be discussed: Westbard Urban Recreational Park

B. Sandberg/A. Fothergill

10:45 am


Item 10

Spring 2024 Semi-Annual Outline

J. Sartori/M. Figueredo

Item 6


Corso Chevy Chase, Preliminary Plan Application No. 120240020, Site Plan Application No. 820240030, and Forest Conservation Plan No. F20230410 (Public Hearing)

A. Preliminary Plan 120240020 120230110 – Request to create one new lot for a senior living community of up to approximately 700,000 square feet, including a Residential Care Facility (over 16 persons) containing up to 287 independent dwelling units and 190 assisted living beds and 30 memory care beds, and up to 5,000 square feet of commercial/retail use in the CRNF zone. Located at 7100 Connecticut Avenue at the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Connecticut Avenue.

B. Site Plan 820240030 – Request to develop a mixed-use senior living community with up to 695,000 sq of residential density, including a Residential Care Facility containing up to 287 independent dwelling units, 190 assisted living beds, and 30 memory care beds, and up to 5,000 square feet of commercial/retail uses.

C. Forest Conservation Plan F20230410 – Request for approval of a Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan to impact and remove specimen trees and satisfy afforestation/reforestation requirements associated with Preliminary Plan application No. 120240020 and Site Plan Application No. 820240030.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

Item 6 – Attachment A: Preliminary Site FFCP

Item 6 – Attachment B: Prior Approvals

Item 6 – Attachment C: Agency Letters

Item 6 – Attachment D: Town of Chevy Chase Correspondence

Item 6 – Attachment E: Parking Demand Analysis

Item 6 – Attachment F: Site Access Study and Concept C2 Rev

T. Gatling

Item 8

Conditional Use No. CU202409: Treeman, Inc. (Public Hearing)

A. Forest Conservation Plan No. F20240190: Preliminary/Final Forest Conservation Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions to the Planning Board

B. Conditional Use No. CU202409: Request to transmit comments to the Hearing Examiner on a conditional use application to operate a Landscape Contractor pursuant to Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance Sections 59-7.3.1.E (General Conditions) and (Specific Conditions) at 2230 Spencerville Road, Spencerville; RE-1 Zone; 1997 Cloverly Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions to be transmitted to the Hearing Examiner

Item 8 – Attachment 

M. Beall

11:45 am


12:45 pm


Item 7

The Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science Working Draft

Staff Recommendation: Approve the Working Draft of the Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science as the Public Hearing Draft and schedule the public hearing date.

Item 7 – Attachment 1: Great Seneca Plan – Connecting Life and Science

Item 7 – Attachment 2: Great Seneca Plan – Transportation Appendix

M. Hill

Item 9


State Legislative Update


  1. HB 0013 Residential Property – Affordable Housing Land Trusts – Authority to Establish Condominium Regimes (Support)
  2. HB 0028 Passenger, Truck, and Multipurpose Vehicles – Annual Registration Fees (Pedestrian Fatality Prevention Act of 2024) – (Support)
  3. HB 0135  Transportation – Maryland Transportation Authority – Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Accessibility – (Support with Amendments/see attached)
  4. HB 0457 Environment – Synthetic Turf – Chain of Custody – (Support)
  5. SB484 Gov’s Housing – Land Use Bill (Support with Amendments/by separate attachment)

D. Borden

2:45 pm