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Thursday, July 28, 2022

9:00AM, Meeting will be live-streamed via www.montgomeryplanningboard.org.



REVISED: Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 1:23PM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

  1. MHP Nebel Street Preliminary Plan 120220090 – MCPB No. 22-074

  1. MHP Nebel Street Site Plan 820220150 – MCPB No. 22-075

  1. Decoverly Hall Preliminary Plan Amendment 11985245B – MCPB No. 22-079

  1. Decoverly Hall Site Plan Amendment 81988015F – MCPB No. 22-080

  1. Rochambeau The French International School 12002019B – MCPB No. 22-081

6. North Bethesda Parcel H Site Plan 820220110 – MCPB No. 22-066

7. North Bethesda Parcel F Site Plan 82008011C – MCPB No. 22-067

8. Grand Park Development 12019016A – MCPB No. 22-076

9. Grand Park Development 820220040 – MCPB No. 22-077

10. Easley’s Subdivision Preliminary Plan 120210240- MCPB No. 22- 069

11. Easley s Subdivision Site Plan 820210160 – MCPB No. 22-070

12. Sligo Apartments Sketch Plan 320220080- MCPB No. 22-071

13. Sligo Apartments Preliminary Plan 120220110 – MCPB No. 22-072

14. Sligo Apartments Site Plan 820220170 MCPB No. 22-073

15. Miles Coppola Preliminary Plan 120220010 – MCPB No. 22-078

*B. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of July 14, 2022

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

A. Planning Director’s Report

B. Comments by Adrian Gardner, General Counsel

Item 3

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Subdivision Plat No. 220220250, Connecticut Avenue Park

CRN zone; 8 lots; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Randolph Road and Bushey Drive; Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220220320 – 220220400, Mount Prospect Farm

PD-2 zone; 88 lots, 1 outlot and 21 parcels; located on the west side of Quince Orchard Road, approximately 1,400 feet north of Dufief Mill Road; Potomac Subregion 2002 Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220220520 & 220220530, Montgomery Village Center

CRT zone, 46 lots and 11 parcels; located on the west side of Montgomery Village Avenue opposite Centerway Road. Montgomery Village Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220220560, J & M Andrews Farm

AR zone; 1 lot; located on the north side of Westerly Road, 1000 feet west of West Willard Road; Agriculture and Rural Open Space Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220220670, Strathmore Square

CR zone; 5 lots and 2 parcels; located on the west side of Tuckerman Lane opposite Cloister Drive; Grosvenor Minor Master Plan Amendment.

Staff recommendation: Approval

Item 4

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Chevy Chase Crossing, Preliminary Plan 120220130 and Site Plan 820220180

First request to extend the Preliminary Plan and Site Plan review periods, from September 15, 2022 to December 15, 2022. The project proposes to create lots and parcels for up to 156,500 square feet of residential development, for up to 147 single-family attached (townhouse) units; R-30 and R-60 Zones; Located on the south side of Manor Road, approximately 75 feet west of its intersection with Jones Bridge Road; 2013 Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the Extension

ATTACHMENT

A. Bossi

Glenmont Metro Center, 820210180, 82015012D, and 12013008B, Regulatory Extension Request #3

Request to extend the regulatory review period for Site Plan No. 820210180, Site Plan Amendment 82015012D, and Preliminary Plan Amendment 12013008B from September 10, 2022 to March 9, 2023.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the extension request
P. Smith

Shops at Travilah: Site Plan No. 820220140 – Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 1

Request to extend the regulatory review period by two months from August 4, 2022 until October 4, 2022: Application to create one lot for a 5,681 square foot retail building and a 12,762 square foot daycare center, on the southside of Travilah Road, approximately 250 feet west of its intersection with Piney Meetinghouse Road; 1.96 acres, NR-0.75 H-45 zone, 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the extension

J. Casey

Shivacharan, Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620220060, Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 1

Request to extend the regulatory review period from August 4, 2022 to November 4, 2022:  Application to subdivide an existing lot and an adjacent parcel into a single lot for a single-family detached dwelling unit; located on Whites Ferry Road, 1,000 feet west of Morrow Road; 25.24 acres; AR zone; 1980 Preservation of Agriculture & Rural Open Space Functional Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the extension

J. Server

Rock Spring Centre, Preliminary Plan Amendment No.11998092C, Regulatory Extension Request #7; Site Plan Amendment Nos. 82003036C, 82004017C, 82009003A, Regulatory Extension Request #5

Request to extend the regulatory review period until November 10, 2022; for up to 1,049,900 square feet of non-residential and up to 1,250 dwelling units; located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda; on approximately 53.4 acres of land zoned CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-1.0, H-275 and CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-275  zone (but reviewed under the standards of the MXPD Zone in the Zoning Ordinance in effect prior to October 30, 2014); within the 2018 Rock Spring Master Plan area.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

E. Tettelbaum

Olney Acres, Preliminary Plan No. 120220070, Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from August 7, 2022 to October 7, 2022:  Application to subdivide an existing lot into two lots, with a one-acre lot for the existing Alfred House senior assisted living and memory care facility and a second lot of approximately 3.96 acres with no physical changes; located on Cashell Road, 75 feet southwest of Archwood Way; 4.96 acres; RE-1 zone; 2005 Approved and Adopted Olney Master Plan.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the extension

J. Server

Item 6

MD – Germantown #2560: Site Plan Amendment No. 81994029G (Public Hearing)

Amendment to expand the existing Home Depot by 2,232 square feet for a Tool Rental Center and modify circulation and landscaping; CRT-0.75, C-0.5, R-0.25, H-65 T/TDR:1.29 Zone (reviewed under the former RMX-3/TDR:1.29 Zone); located on Frederick Road, approximately 1,500 feet south of Ridge Road in the Milestone Shopping Center; 11.62 acres; 2009 Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Casey

Item 7

Lot 23 Willerburn Acres: Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620220010 (Public Hearing)

Application to create a two-lot subdivision to allow the construction of two single-family detached dwelling units in the R-90 zone; 0.83 acres; located at 11820 Gainsborough Road, 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

MCPB 7/28/22 Item 7 – ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE

P. Estes

Item 8

Hammer Hill, Preliminary Plan No. 120210180 and Site Plan No. 820210090 (Public Hearing)

Request to create a lot for a Day Care Center (Over 30 Persons), an existing Clinic (up to 4 Medical Practitioners) up to 3,200 square feet, and construct a Day Care Center (Over 30 Person) for 204 children and 29 employees; located at 23319 Frederick Road and 23100 Stringtown Road; 3.52 acres; CRT-0.5, C-0.5, R-0.5, H-45 and Clarksburg East Environmental Overlay Zones, Clarksburg Historic District, Ten Mile Creek Special Protection Area, Clarksburg Special Protection Area; 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan & Hyattstown Special Study Area & 2014 Ten Mile Creek Area Limited Amendment
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

ATTACHMENT

R. Sigworth

Item 5

Wisteria Business Park: Preliminary Plan No. 120220030 and LIDL Germantown: Site Plan No. 820220080 (Public Hearing)

A. Wisteria Business Park: Preliminary Plan No. 120220030
Application to subdivide two lots, one parcel and a piece of abandoned right-of-way to create one lot for a retail service establishment (grocery store) and one lot for an existing surface parking lot; located in the southern quadrant of the intersection of Germantown Road (MD 118) and Wisteria Drive, on the north side of Walter Johnson Road in Germantown; 3.59 acres; CR-1.0, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-75 Zone and Germantown Transit Mixed Use Overlay Zone; 2019 MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

B. LIDL Germantown: Site Plan No. 820220080
Application to construct a 32,000 square foot grocery story on one lot; located in the southern quadrant of the intersection of Germantown Road (MD 118) and Wisteria Drive, on the north side of Walter Johnson Road in Germantown; 2.58 acres; CR-1.0, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-75 Zone and Germantown Transit Mixed Use Overlay Zone; 2019 MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENTS

MCPB 7/28/22 Item 5 – ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE 

J. Casey

Item 9

Chevy Chase Center (Public Hearing)

CR-2.0, C-2.0, R-1.5, H-90 T , 3.44 acres, on the northeastern corner of Wisconsin Circle, between Wisconsin Avenue to the west and Western Avenue to the east; 1998 Friendship Heights Sector Plan.

A. Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11999083A
Request to convert 12,336 square feet of previously approved retail and office spaces into a day care center for up to 147 children and up to 30 staff within an existing mixed-use development.
B. Site Plan Amendment No. 82001013H
Request to convert 12,336 square feet of previously approved retail and office spaces into a day care center for up to 147 children and up to 30 staff within an existing mixed-use development, and fix closed the glass doors into one of the retail suites, install translucent window film in
place of existing window clings and add signage to be identified by the building owner.
C. Site Plan Amendment No. 82001021J
Request to add a private playground, and removal of 9 vehicle parking spaces in association with the proposed daycare requested as part of Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11999083A and Site Plan Amendment No. 82001013H. K. Mencarini
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

ATTACHMENT A

ATTACHMENT B

MCPB 7/28/22 Item 9 – ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE

K. Mencarini

Item 10

Bethesda Annual Monitoring Report

Briefing on implementation of the Bethesda Downtown plan since June 2021, including updates on development approvals, key monitoring updates, schools, existing and recommended parks and open spaces, transportation, and recommendations for future reports.

ATTACHMENT

Bethesda Downtown Implementation Advisory Committee Comments

L. Klevan

Item 11

Washington Science Center Parcel M, Site Plan Amendment 81983080B (Public Hearing)

Request to convert 15,500 square feet of existing office space into a daycare center for up to 120 children and 60 staff, and to construct a play area on the top level of the existing above-grade parking structure, replacing 22 existing parking spaces. Located on Executive Boulevard, 600 feet south of the intersection of Montrose Parkway and East Jefferson Street; on 12.92 acres within the 2017 White Flint Sector Plan Phase 2 Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

MCPB 7/28/22 Item 11 – ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE

P. Smith

Item 12

Montgomery Industrial Park, Site Plan Amendment 81990069C & 81994026C (Public Hearing)

A. Site Plan Amendment 81990069C, Montgomery Industrial Park
Request to enclose the northwestern corner of the existing showroom and the existing drive aisle on the west side of the main building to increase square footage by 5,525 square feet; request to modify building façade and interior layout, ADA parking and associated drive aisle, curb and gutter and sidewalks, stormwater management facilities, and landscaping on Lot 32. Zoned CR-0.75, C-0.75, R-0.25, H-75; located on Prosperity Terrace, 400 feet south of Cherry Hill Road; on 4.35 acres within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

B. Site Plan Amendment 81994026C, Montgomery Industrial Park
Request to enclose the existing service lanes and canopy area, increasing building square footage by 3,320 square feet; request to construct a new building canopy, replace the existing building façade, modify the interior building layout, include a new stormwater management facility and storm drain structures, replace portions of sidewalk, relocate two existing light poles, relocate existing ADA accessible parking spaces, and make minor modifications to landscaping on Lot 33; request to create a new inter-lot connection between lots 32 and 33. Zoned CR-0.75, C-0.75, R-0.25, H-75; located on Prosperity Drive, 400 feet south of Cherry Hill Road; on 4.1 acres; within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

MCPB 7/28/22 Item 12 – ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE

M. Folden

12:35 pm

LUNCH

1:45 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item 13

Fairland Briggs Chaney Housing Market Assessment

Staff from Planning and BAE Economics will provide a briefing on the Fairland Briggs Chaney Housing Market Assessment. The Fairland Briggs Chaney Housing Market Assessment will create the foundation for recommendations in the Fairland and Briggs Chaney Master Plan by analyzing current housing and demographics conditions and identifying the housing needs and gaps in FBC Plan area.

ATTACHMENT

L. Govoni

Item 14

Access Management Study – Presentation of Study Findings

Presentation of Access Management Study report and findings. Staff is seeking planning board comments on the proposed study recommendations.

S. Aldrich

3:45 pm

ADJOURN