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REVISED: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 2:10PM
9:00 am


Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

Battery Lane District Site C, Site Plan No. 820220230, MCPB No. 23-011

*B. Approval of Minutes

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Item 2

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Subdivision Plat No. 220220810, Cabin Branch
CR (formerly MXPD) zone; 1 lot; located on the south side of Little Seneca Parkway, 600 feet east of Cabin Branch Avenue; Clarksburg Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220221030, Falconhurst
RE-1 zone; 1 parcel; located on the north side of River Road (MD 190), 1200 feet east of Persimmon Tree Road; Potomac Sub-Region 2002 Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220221130 – 220221180, PSTA
CR zone; 97 lots,12 parcels and right of way dedication; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Great Seneca Highway (MD 119) and Key West Avenue (MD 28); Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Item 3

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Edgemoor, Administrative Subdivision No. 620230060, Extension Request #1

First Extension Request to extend the review period from March 14, 2023 to September 29, 2023; R-60 zone, 0.96-acres, within the 1990 Bethesda Chevy Chase Master Plan area; Request to create two lots for one single-family dwelling unit on each lot. Located at 7611 Fairfax Road in Bethesda, approximately 100ft S of Wilson Lane.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

Item 3 – Attachment A

T. Gatling

Item 4

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director’s Report

Item 6

Ourisman Ford at Montgomery Mall, Site Plan Amendment No. 82009014C (Public Hearing)

Request to modify condition No. 10 (to reflect removal of the sound fence) and make other minor revisions to the approved site plan; located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Motor City Drive and Westlake Terrace in Bethesda; on approximately 4.08 acres zoned CRT-2.5 C-1.5 R-2.0 H-150; within the 2017 Rock Spring Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

E. Tettelbaum

Item 5

Master Plan for Historic Preservation Amendment (Public Hearing)

Worksession, Public Hearing, and Action on An Amendment to the Master Plan for Historic and Locational Atlas & Index of Historic Sites. Weller’s Dry Cleaning (8237 Fenton Street, Silver Spring) and Edward U. Taylor School (19501 White Ground Road).

Item 5  – Attachment 1: Public Hearing Draft Plan for the Edward U. Taylor Elementary School and Weller’s Dry Cleaning: An Amendment to the Master Plan for Historic Preservation

Item 5 – Attachment 2: Appendix – Edward U. Taylor Master Plan Historic Site Designation Form

Item 5 – Attachment 3: Appendix – Weller’s Dry Cleaning Master Plan Historic Site Designation Form

Item 5 – Attachment 4: Testimony received by the Historic Preservation Commission for the Edward U. Taylor School and Weller’s Dry Cleaning public hearings.


J. Liebertz

1:00 pm


1:30 pm


Item 7

Preston Place: Preliminary Plan No. 120220130 and Site Plan No. 820220180 (Public Hearing)

R-30 and R-60 Zones; 12.61 acres; located on the south side of Manor Road, approximately 50 feet west of its intersection with Jones Bridge Road; 2013 Chevy Chase Lakes Sector Plan

A. Preliminary Plan No. 120220130 -Request to subdivide one parcel and four lots to create 147 lots and 16 parcels for 156,132 square feet of residential development for up to 147 single-family attached (townhouse) units, with Waiver of distance for residential roads paralleling railroads per Section 50.4.3.E.1.f.

B. Site Plan No. 820220180 – Request to construct 147 single-family attached (townhouse) units with 15% MPDUs and associated site features.
Staff recommendation: Approval with Conditions


A. Bossi/G. Bogdan

Item 8

Proposed Amendments: Montgomery County Comprehensive Water Supply and Sewerage Systems Plan Proposed Category Map Amendments

County Council’s November 2022 Seven Water/Sewer Service Category Change Requests
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council


K. Nelson

Item 9

Tregoning Property, Pre-Preliminary Plan No. 720220020 (Public Hearing)

Application to obtain binding direction from the Planning Board on the feasibility of the Hoffman Drive connection, the off-site connection to Damascus Recreational Park, and the location and distribution of MPDUs; located on Kings Valley Road, west of Preakness Drive; 17.81 acres; RE-1 zone; 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan & Hyattstown Special Study Area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions


J. Server

Item 10

Review of County Executive’s FY23 Capital Budget and FY23-28 CIP – Transportation

Review of transportation elements of the County Executive’s Recommended FY 23 Capital Budget and FY23-FY28 Capital Improvements Program (CIP)
Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to County Council

S. Aldrich

Item 12

ZTA 23-01 and Bill 06-23 Sharing Economy Rental (Public Hearing)

ZTA 23-01 establishes a new Accessory Residential Use called Sharing Economy Rental, establishes limited use standards for the use, and allows this use as a limited use in all zones.

Bill 06-23 Establishes a new chapter of Code, Chapter 25C, providing the framework for license applications, renewals, suspensions, and revocations for Sharing Economy Rentals.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council.
(Action required for County Council public hearing on 03/7/2023)


B. Berbert

5:35 pm



Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on
Water and Sewer Category Change Requests

The Planning Board will hear testimony and consider recommendations for the water and sewer category change requests (WSSCR) listed below on Thursday February 23, 2023. The applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to these properties.

A public hearing for these Council cases will take place on February 28, 2023, at 1:30 pm before the County Council. Planning Board recommendations for these cases will be presented to the Council at that hearing.

Council Case Number

Applicant/Owner and Property Location

Master Plan Area


National Sikh Heritage Trust

11000 Blk Wood Thrush Lane & 11415 Glen Road

Potomac Subregion


Jonathan Maizel

13120 Foxden Drive

Potomac Subregion


Arthur Eisenhour

3 Foxden Court

Potomac Subregion


Michael and Denise Sinay

13205 Carriage Court

Potomac Subregion


Nirmala Rao

13201 Carriage Court

Potomac Subregion


William Reinhold

13209 Carriage Court

Potomac Subregion


Max Shevitz

9208 Scott Drive

Potomac Subregion

The staff report for the water and sewer category change requests will be posted on the Planning Board’s website one week prior to the meeting: Contact Katherine Nelson at 301-495-4622 or
See also DEP’s website or call 240-777-7700.

Written comments are also welcomed if submitted at least 24 hours prior to the Planning Board Hearing. Emails or letter may be sent to:
Chair Jeff Zyontz
Montgomery County Planning Board
2425 Reedie Drive 14th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902