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Home / January 19, 2023


REVISED: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 1:34PM
9:00 am


Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

Remembrance Park Preliminary Plan No. 120210150 – MCPC No. 22-114

*B. Approval of Minutes

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Item 2

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Item 3

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Battery Lane Site C, Site Plan No. 820220230 Extension Request #2

Second Extension Request to extend the review period from January 22, 2023 to March 30, 2023; CR 3.5, C-0.5, R-3.5, H-120 & Bethesda Overlay Zone, 3.19 acres; Request to construct a multifamily building with a maximum density of 367,500 square feet with 15% MPDUs, structured parking, and two partial Sector Planned through block connections; located on Battery Lane approximately 350 feet west of the Woodmont Avenue intersection; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

G. Bogdan

All Souls Cemetery: Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11999103A, Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 4

Request to extend the regulatory review period until April 23, 2023; Application to amend the Forest Conservation Plan and the Water Quality Plan to expand internal road network and create additional burial plots; 149.28 Acres; AR Zone; located at 11401 Brink Road; 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

D. Johnsen

Item 4

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report


Item 5

Joint State Transportation Priority Letter – Planning Board Recommendations

The County Executive and County Council periodically submit a joint transportation priority letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation. Chapter 725 of state law requires Counties to submit a list of priorities to inform the upcoming Consolidated Transportation Plan (CTP) process at MDOT. The Planning Board participates in this process by providing comments to the County Executive and County Council.
Staff Recommendation: Planning Board Comments

S. Aldrich

Item 6

Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science – Existing Conditions

Staff Recommendation: Review existing conditions and provide comments for the Great Seneca Plan


M. Hill

Item 7

Falkland North: Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 12007056B (Public Hearing)

CR 3.0: C 0.75, R 3.0, H 145 T; 9.7 acres; Request to extend the approved Preliminary Plan validity period by two (2) years per Section 50.4.2.H. of the Subdivision Ordinance; located on the northeast quadrant of the intersection of 16th Street and East-West Highway; 2022 Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions


K. Mencarini

Item 10

(Moved to morning session)

Bill 33-22, Capital Improvements Program – Affordable Housing Feasibility Study – Required

Bill 33-22 would require the County Executive to submit an affordable housing feasibility study to the Council for certain capital projects, establish a review process for the Council to determine project feasibility for colocation of affordable housing and generally amend County law regarding the analysis of capital projects.

Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to the County Council

L. Govoni/N. Holdzkom

12:10 pm


Item 11



According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7), to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice; and (8) consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation. Topic: Potential litigation.
D. Borden/B.Rupert

1:10 pm


Item 8

Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan Draft Design Guidelines Briefing

Present draft Design Guidelines for the Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan and receive comment.


A. Margolies

Item 9

Warrior Canine Connection Headquarters, Mandatory Referral No. MR2023001 (Public Hearing)

Renovation of the existing dairy barn to function as an operational headquarters complete with kennels and office space. Located at 14934 Schaeffer Road, Boyds, MD 20841; 17 acres of the 2,304-acre property; AR zone; 1980 Preservation of Agricultural & Rural Open Space Master Plan.
Staff Recommendations: Approval of Mandatory Referral with recommendations

J. Penn

2:40 pm



Planning Board Seeks Public Comments on Three
Administrative Sewer and Water 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 January 26, 2023. The applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to these properties.

A public hearing for these administrative cases will be facilitated via telephone conference on February 7, 2023, at 10:00 am by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Planning Board recommendations for these cases will be presented to the County Executive before final decision.

 Case Number

Applicant/Owner and Property Location

Master Plan Area


Ana Ayala and Anmer Fuentes

24525 Woodfield Road



William and Annie Reyes

10712 Alloway Drive

Potomac Subregion


Eugene Imbro and Susan Huddy

13110 Cleveland Drive

Potomac Subregion

The staff report for the water and sewer category change request 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, Jeffrey Zyontz
Montgomery County Planning Board
2425 Reedie Drive 14th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902