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REVISED: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 2:53PM
9:00 am


Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. The Guardian Sketch Plan 32017008A MCPB No. 21-046

2. The Guardian Site Plan 82017010A MCPB No. 21-047

*B. Record Plats

*C. Other Consent Items

*D. Approval of Minutes

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report

Item 14


Renovacion Media Group Corp., Approval of Lease Term

Staff Recommendation: Approve Renovacion Media Group Corp. lease agreement (term) for use of M-NCPPC owned radio tower at 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, Silver Spring, MD.


M. Grace

Item 3

Notice of Proposed Forest Conservation Plans Noticing Update

Review proposed update to the staff practice memo that provides regulatory guidance to staff and applicants on noticing Forest Conservation Plans. This change would require noticing if there is a proposed change to a tree variance or a new tree variance, in addition to requiring noticing for Forest Conservation Plans and Forest Conservation Plan Amendments.
Staff Recommendation: Approve propose change to the staff practice memo.

Christina Sorrento/Kristin Taddei

Item 4

Presentation of Annual Land Use Report to MDP

As per the requirements established by State legislation, each local jurisdiction must submit an annual land use report to the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP). The objective of this request is to monitor growth statewide and to determine if State smart growth policies are having beneficial or unanticipated effects. This report for Calendar Year 2020 is the eleventh such report prepared by the Montgomery County Planning Department for Board approval of transmission to the County Council President and the State of Maryland Department of Planning.
Staff Recommendation: Approve Report and Transmit to County Council President and the Director of the State Department of Planning

J. Mukherjee

Item *5

Bloom MV, Site Plan Amendment No. 82017013C

Request to adjust the percentage of MPDUs within Areas 1 and 2; located at the intersection of Montgomery Village Avenue and Stewartown Road, Montgomery Village; on approximately 147 acres of land zoned TLD and CRN-0.5, C-0.0, R-0.5, H-65 Zone; within the 2016 Montgomery Village Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

E. Tettelbaum

Item 6

Great Seneca Science Corridor Minor Master Plan Amendment Worksession No. 1

Staff Recommendation: Discussion and provide guidance to staff.

M. Hill

Item 7

6940 Seven Locks Road (Franklin Property), Administrative Subdivision No. 620210070

Request to convert the existing unrecorded parcel to a record lot to allow the owner to raze the existing single-family detached dwelling and construct a new single-family detached dwelling on the lot, and a waiver from the requirement to provide frontage improvements. Located at 6940 Seven Locks Road approximately 300 feet west of Cypress Grove Lane; 1990 Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions


J. Bush

11:55 am


12:30 pm


Item *9

Milestone Senior Germantown: Preliminary Plan No. 120210110

Request to create one lot for a five-story independent affordable senior living facility with up to 111 dwelling units; located on the east side of Frederick Road (MD-355), north of the intersection of High Point Drive and Frederick Road; 2.64 acres; R-90 zone; 2009 Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Server

Item 10

Mandatory Referral MR2021006: Clarksburg Elementary School #9

*A. Preliminary/Final Water Quality Plan No.MR2021006
Build new elementary school at 22215 Dunlin Street, Clarksburg, Maryland 20841. The site is at the intersection of Clarksburg Road (State Route 121) and Dunlin Street in Clarksburg, 9.87 acres, CRT Zone, 1994 Clarksburg Area Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions


B. Mandatory Referral No. MR2021006
Build new elementary school at 22215 Dunlin Street, Clarksburg, Maryland 20841. The site is at the intersection of Clarksburg Road (State Route 121) and Dunlin Street in Clarksburg, 9.87 acres, CRT Zone, 1994 Clarksburg Area Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Denial


J. Penn

Item 11


2021 Local Area Transportation Review (LATR) Guidelines

Planning staff will brief the Planning Board on proposed revisions to these Guidelines resulting from changes made by the County Council with the recent adoption of 2020-2024 Growth & Infrastructure Policy (GIP).
Staff Recommendation: Planning Board Approval

ATTACHMENT – Proposed LATR Guidelines

E. Graye

Item 12

FY22 Annual School Test and School Utilization Report

Planning Board review of the FY22 School Utilization Report and certification of the FY22 Annual School Test results, effective July 1, 2021.
Staff Recommendation: Planning Board Approval

ATTACHMENT A – FY22 Annual School Test

ATTACHMENT B – FY22 Utilization Report

H. Baek

Item 13

Proposed Zoning Text Amendment: Density Transfer and Historic Resources

The proposed amendment would create a new residential exemption under Section 7.7.1.D, creating special provisions for sites containing a structure or resource of historic significance within a residential zone that has been protected from development through a density transfer.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Proposed Zoning Text Amendment to the County Council

B. Berbert

2:30 pm



Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on an

Administrative Sewer Category Change Request

The Planning Board will hear testimony and consider recommendations for the water and sewer category change request (WSSCR) listed below on Thursday June 24, 2021. The applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to these properties.

A public hearing for this administrative case will be facilitated via telephone conference on June 23, 2021 at 9:00 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


Barry Brake

11000Block of Locust Drive



Robert and Susan Cantilli

11015 Chandler Road



Fishpool, LLC

19825 Fisher Avenue

Town of Poolesville

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, Casey Anderson

Montgomery County Planning Board

2425 Reedie Drive 4th Floor

Wheaton, MD 20902