Thursday, September 24, 2020

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



REVISED: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:36PM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

*B. Record Plats

 

Subdivision Plat No. 220200040, Layhill Village East
R-200 zone; 1 parcel; located in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of Layhill Road (MD 182) and Queensguard Road; Aspen Hill Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

Cloverleaf Center Germantown: Preliminary Plan Amendment 11988156B and Cloverleaf Center Germantown, Site Plan Amendment 81990060C

A. Cloverleaf Center Germantown, Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11988156B
Request to modify adequate public facilities findings to convert an existing office building to sixty-five (65) age-restricted, multi-family residential units (including 12.5% MPDU’s) with associated 23,700 sq. ft. adult daycare use for up to 230 senior adults.
B. Cloverleaf Center Germantown, Site Plan Amendment No. 81990060C
Request to convert the existing office use into a mixed-use building containing sixty-five (65) age-restricted, multi-family residential units (including 12.5% MPDU’s) and an 23,700 sq. ft. adult day care for up to 230 senior adults including associated access improvements
Located at 20400 Century Blvd; 5.51 acres, zoned CR-2.0, C-1.25, R-1.0, H-145T and Germantown Transit Mixed Use Overlay; 2009 Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

R. Sigworth

Hillandale Gateway, Sketch Plan Amendment No. 32018002A, Preliminary Plan No. 120190220, and Site Plan No. 820190130 Regulatory Extension Request #4

Request to extend the regulatory review period from September 24, 2020 to February 25, 2021 for up to 598,721 square feet of mixed-use development, with up to 16,039 square feet of commercial and up to 582,682 square feet of residential development with 463 units, 155 of which are age-restricted; located at the southwest corner of the New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) and Powder Mill Road intersection, Silver Spring; on approximately 6.60 acres of land zoned CRT 1.75, C-0.5, R-1.5, H-85; within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

E. Tettelbaum

Takoma Junction, Preliminary Plan 120190150 & Site Plan 820190090, Extension Request No. 3

NR 0.75 H 50 and Takoma Park/East Silver Spring Overlay zone, 1.25 acres, Third request to extend review from September 30, 2020 to April 29, 2021, for one lot for up to 40,761 square feet on non-residential uses; located on Carroll Avenue, 90 feet west of Sycamore Avenue; Takoma Park Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of Extension

G. Bogdan

ADDED

*D. Approval of Minutes

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report

 

Minutes of September 10, 2020

Item*3

Mar Thoma Church of Greater Washington, Preliminary Plan No. 120200080

Request to create one lot for a religious assembly and one-family residential/parsonage use; located at 15400 New Hampshire Avenue; 11 acres; RE-2 Zone; Upper Paint Branch Special Protection Area and Overlay Zone; 1997 Cloverly Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

R. Sigworth

Item *4

8901 and 8907 Colesville Road (Martha B Gudelsky Child Development Center), Conditional Use and Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan

A. Conditional Use CU202008: Request for a Day Care Center (Over 30 persons) for 180 children to be established on the 2.02 acre, former Silver Spring Library site in the R-60 Zone; located at 8901 and 8907 Colesville Road, 390 feet north of Spring Street, within the 2000 North and West Silver Spring Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
(Action required for Hearing by Hearing Examiner on October 5 12, 2020)

B. Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan CU202008: Request for construction of a Day Care Center (Over 30 Persons) for 180 children to be established on the 2.02 acre, former Silver Spring Library site in the R-60 Zone; located at 8901 and 8907 Colesville Road, 390 feet north of Spring Street, within the 2000 North and West Silver Spring Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENT

ATTACHMENT

M. Fuster/T. Gatling

Item *5

Pooks Hill, Site Plan Amendment No. 81982098F

CR 1.0 C 1.0 R 0.75 H 160’, 19.38 acres. Request to reduce maximum density from 905,250 to 769,073 square feet, reduce residential density from 645,657 to 510,000 square feet and reduce total residential units from 631 to 562 units while maintaining 15% MPDUs, reduce height from 160 feet to 136 feet; redesign vehicular circulation and relocate garage entries, modify building footprints, entrances, and add a first floor connection between residential towers; reduce parking from 804 spaces to 520 spaces; redesign hardscape and landscape areas; redesign building facades and modify balconies; modify associated public benefit points; located on Pooks Hill Road approximately 500 feet from Rockville Pike; 1990 Bethesda Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENTS

G. Bogdan

12:00 pm

LUNCH

12:30 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item 6

The Bethesda Downtown Streetscape Standards

Request to recommend approval of the 2020 Bethesda Downtown Streetscape Standards. This is a complete update to the April 1992 Bethesda Streetscape Plan Standards for the Metro Core District.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

L. Howerton

POSTPONED

Item 7

Shady Grove Sector Plan Minor Master Plan Amendment Worksession No. 5: Public Community Facilities, Parks, Trails and Open Space, Sustainability and Land Use Follow-up. Implementation.

Staff Recommendation: Discussion and provide direction to staff

N. Yearwood

Item 8

Charles W. Woodward High School Re-opening: Final Forest Conservation Plan, No. MR2020022

Request to clear 2.07 acres of forest and a variance request to remove and impact specimen trees; located at 11211 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville MD; on 27.3 acres of land zoned R-90; within the 1992 North Bethesda Garrett Park Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

T. Leftwich

Item *9

Washington Adventist Hospital: Site Plan Amendment No. 82008021K

Site Plan Amendment request to revise three (3) conditions of the prior Site Plan Amendment 82008021J regarding the existing Street B-5 (also known as Healing Way) from public to private ownership, and bond refund for the cross-section of Street B-5 and the construction of Bikeway LB-8; reallocation of square footage of medical office use to hospital-related use in Building A; reallocation of square footage and increase building height for the addition of an eighth-floor atop the Main Hospital; and addition of a vestibule to the main building; Located on the west side of Plum Orchard Drive, approximately 400 feet south of Broadbirch Drive; 44.86 acres within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan and the Life Sciences Center (LSC) 1.0, H-200 Zone.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

T. Graham

Item 10

Traffic Counts Data Collection Policy During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Planning Board will be briefed on an updated Planning Staff policy recommendation pertaining to the collection of traffic counts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff Recommendation: Planning Board Discussion

J. Sartori/E. Graye

Item 11

Complete Streets Design Guidelines – Work Session #2

Work Session # 2 on the Draft Complete Streets Design Guidelines
Staff Recommendation: Second of five work sessions on Working Draft Recommendations and Public Comment Received.
Board Action Requested: Comments on Draft Document

S. Aldrich

Item *12

Good Hope Road Sidepath

A. Preliminary/Final Water Quality Plan MR2020035: Upper Paint Branch Special Protection Area
Construction of sidepath improvements along the east side of Good Hope Road between Windmill Lane and Briggs Chaney Road and along the west side of Good Hope Road between Briggs Chaney Road and Rainbow Drive. Master Plan -Cloverly Master Plan (1997).

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENT 1

ATTACHMENT 2

ATTACHMENT 3

B. Mandatory Referral MR2020035: Good Hope Road Sidepath
Construction of sidepath improvements along the east side of Good Hope Road between Windmill Lane and Briggs Chaney Road and along the west side of Good Hope Road between Briggs Chaney Road and Rainbow Drive. Master Plan -Cloverly Master Plan (1997).

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Comments

S. Aldrich/K. Nelson

Item 13

Briefing & Draft Recommendations on the Montgomery County Street and Parks Facilities Naming Review

R. Ballo/J. Lampl

5:45 pm

ADJOURN

PUBLIC NOTICE

Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on
Administrative 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 October 1, 2020. The applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to these properties.

A public hearing for these cases will be facilitated via telephone conference on October 2, 2020 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

WSCCR 20-DAM-03A

Sarah Chaney and Sheila Hutchison

Parcel P807, 26200 Block Town Spring Road

Damascus

WSCCR 20-DAM-04A

King-Souder LLC

P885 and 26110 Ridge Road

Damascus

WSCCR 20-POT-03A

Spiro Gioldasis

10309 Norton Road

Potomac

WSCCR 20-TRV-13A

Mary B. Frye Trust

10514 Boswell Lane

Potomac

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: https://www.montgomeryplanningboard.org/agendas/. Contact Katherine Nelson at 301-495-4622 or Katherine.Nelson@montgomeryplanning.org.
See also DEP’s website www.montgomerycountymd.gov/waterworks 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, 14th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902
8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
mcp-chair@mncppc-mc.org