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REVISED: Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - 11:29AM
9:00 am


Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. PLD Lot Dev 25 Sketch Plan 320240070 Resolution – MCPB No. 24-056

*B. Approval of Minutes

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Item 2

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Subdivision Plat No. 220240340, 220240450, 220240460 & 220240470 PSTA
CR zone; 108 lots, 14 parcels; located immediately north and south of Medical Center Drive near the intersection with Great Seneca Highway; Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220240970 Glen Vista
RE-2 zone; 1 parcel; located on the northeast side of South Glen Road, opposite Norton Road; Potomac Sub-Region 2002 Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Item 3

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Colesville Gardens, Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620230160: Regulatory Extension Request No. 2 – Request to extend the review period from June 6, 2024 to October 6, 2024.

Proposal to subdivide (1) one lot for the creation of (3) three new lots for three single family detached houses; Located on the east corner of the intersection of Octagon Lane and Anderson Street; 0.63 acres zoned R-90; 1997 White Oak Master Plan. Staff recommends approval of the extension request.

P. Smith

Item 4

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report


Item 5

2024 Growth and Infrastructure Policy Update – Work Session #4: Impact Taxes (continued), Schools and Transportation (outstanding topics)

Work session to continue discussing Impact Tax recommendations as part of the 2024 Growth and Infrastructure Policy update. The Planning Board must transmit the draft 2024-2028 Growth and Infrastructure Policy (GIP) to the County Council by August 1, 2024. Council will adopt an updated policy by November 15, 2024.
Staff recommendation: Provide policy direction to Planning Department Staff.

Item 5 – Attachment A – 2024 Growth and Infrastructure Policy Update – Public Hearing Draft

Item 5 – Attachment B: 2024 Growth and Infrastructure Policy Update – Appendices

Item 5 – Attachment C: GIP Work Session #1: Schools Element (May 30, 2024) Staff Report

Item 5 – Attachment D: GIP Work Session #2: Transportation Element (June 6, 2024) Staff Report

Item 5 – Attachment E: GIP Work Session #3: Impact Taxes (June 13, 2024) Staff Report

Item 5 – Attachment F: Current Impact Tax Rates

Item 5 – Attachment G: Testimony and Comment Response Matrix

D. Buckley

Item 9

FY2025 Annual School Test and School Utilization Report

Planning Board certification of the FY2025 Annual School Test, which is to become effective July 1, 2024, and review of the FY2025 School Utilization Report.
Staff Recommendation: Planning Board Approval

Item 9 – Attachment A: FY2025 Annual School Test Results

Item 9 – Attachment B: FY2025 School Utilization Report

H. Baek

Item 6

Olney Acres: Pre-Preliminary Plan No. 720240010 (Public Hearing)

Application to obtain binding direction from the Planning Board on the application of the flag lot provisions to the Subject Property; 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 with Conditions

J. Server

11:40 am


12:40 pm


Item 8

Montgomery County Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operation Center (EMTOC) Microgrid Project (Public Hearing)

Applicant: Montgomery County Department of General Services – Office of Energy and Sustainability
Mandatory Referral No. MR2024012
Montgomery County Department of General Services proposes to install solar panels, battery energy storage, battery electric bus chargers, and microgrid controls to support the zero-emission Ride-On transit bus fleet at the Equipment Maintenance and Transit Operation Center (EMTOC) located at 16700 Crabbs Branch Way.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

T. Graham

Item 10

Flower Avenue Separated Bike Lanes Mandatory Referral (Public Hearing)

This is a Mandatory Referral for the Montgomery County Department of Transportation proposal for separated bike lanes along approximately 0.2 miles of Flower Avenue between Piney Branch Road and Arliss Street, with other pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to Montgomery County Department of Transportation

Item 10 – Attachment A: Corridor Engineering Drawings

Item 10 – Attachment B: Flower Avenue Separated Bike Lanes Study

Item 10 – Attachment C: Complete Streets Design Guide Compliance Analysis

L. Murnen

Item 7

Incentive Zoning Update Study Working Session #3

Staff will provide the Planning Board with a summary of draft recommendations to update to the Public Benefits Point System for Commercial Residential and Employment Zones. Staff will share recommendations related to public benefit requirements for the applicable zones, the overall structure of the policy and specific public benefits.

A. Sharma

4:00 pm



Planning Board Seeks Public Comments on Four
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, June 27, 2024. The applicants 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 Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 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


Kirsten & Brett Quigley

9736 The Corral Dr., Potomac

Potomac Subregion


Brian Yong

16406 Batson Rd. Spencerville



PUFNZ Revocable Living Trust

8300 Kingsgate Rd., Potomac

Potomac Subregion


Joseph & Lynda Levine

5 Cleveland Ct., Rockville

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 Jamey Pratt at 301-495-4588 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, Artie Harris
Montgomery County Planning Board
2425 Reedie Drive 14th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902