The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 1:30 pm


8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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  1. Unless otherwise noted, Planning Board meetings are held on Thursdays and begin at 9:00 a.m. The agenda is subject to change and certain items may be postponed or added.
  2. The Planning Board encourages public testimony unless otherwise noted on the agenda. Refer to the Planning Board Rules of Procedure for more information on public testimony. Any individual or organization may submit a written statement for consideration by the Planning Board. Written comments must be received in the Chair's office at least 24 hours in advance of the Planning Board hearing date, referencing the hearing date and item, to be reviewed by the Board and included in the official record of the hearing. Written comments received within 24 hours before a hearing date will be placed in the file, but will not be considered by the Planning Board or included in the official record. Comments should be transmitted via e-mail to, faxed to Chair Françoise Carrier at 301-495-1320, or addressed to: Françoise Carrier, Chair, Montgomery County Planning Board, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.
  3. Copies of testimony presented orally or copies of correspondence will not be distributed at the hearing.
  4. Occasionally due to time constraints, the Planning Board may limit the total amount of time dedicated to public testimony. Public testimony may not be taken for items identified as Briefings, Worksessions and/or Roundtables. On other occasions when no public testimony will be taken, the agenda will specify.
  5. To testify on an agenda item, sign-up online or call 301-495-4600 before 4:00 pm the day before the meeting. On the day of the meeting, please see the clerk in the Board Auditorium to sign-up. Submission of written comments does not constitute signing up to speak.
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  7. The Planning Board makes the final decision on any agenda items with an (*). On such matters, Maryland law and the Planning Board’s Rules of Procedure prohibit any member of the public from directly contacting or communicating with Board members outside the public hearing setting. See the Outside Communications section of the Planning Board Rules of Procedure for more information.

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  ** For more details about the Planning Board’s action on any item, you may link to the videotaped hearing after noon on the day following the meeting and select the item you wish to hear. **
Item 1 Technical Staff Report - Sectional Map Amendment No. G-953 to Implement Takoma/Langley Crossroads Sector Plan

F. Boyd

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved to Transmit to County Council.

Item 2 Worksession on Zoning Ordinance Rewrite - REVISED

P. Dunn

(NOTE: Residential and Industrial Zones)

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.


Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on

Water and Sewer Category Change Requests

And General Water/Sewer Map Amendments

The Planning Board will hear testimony and consider recommendations for the water and sewer category change requests listed below on Thursday November 15, 2012.  These applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to individual properties.  Recommendations from the Planning Board will be presented to the County Executive as administrative cases are not required to go before the County Council.  A public hearing on the administrative cases will also take place on November 30, 2012 at 10:30 am at the Department of Environmental (DEP) Protection in Rockville.



Case Number


Applicant/Owner and Property Location


Master Plan Area


P. Neal Cogswell

2111 Marymont Road

Aspen Hill


Margarita Lopez

15811 New Hampshire Avenue



Alan & Kathleen Wright

17710 Meeting House Road

Sandy Spring/Ashton


Bruce Stedman

17714 Meetinghouse Road

Sandy Spring/Ashton


Ramana Venigalla

8217 Warfield Road

Agriculture and Rural Open Space



Dorothy Haines/Patuxent River Development

14128 &14130 Travilah Road

Potomac Subregion


Go to the Planning Board’s website for the staff report and to see the position on the agenda:  The packet will be posted on November 12, 2012.  Written comments are also welcomed prior to the Planning Board Hearing and should be addressed to:

Chairman Françoise Carrier

Montgomery County Planning Board

8787 Georgia Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20910


For staff questions, contact Katherine Nelson at 301-495-4622 or


See also the DEP’s website at:


Or call DEP at 240-777-7700.




Department of Permitting Services
Division of Water Resources Management
has received a


The site is located at 1930 Spencerville Road, which is within the Left Fork of the Upper Paint Branch Watershed. The Upper Paint Branch Watershed is a designated Special Protection Area. The proposed development will consist of construction of a new Temple and associated parking. In addition to the work at 1930 Spencerville Road, existing impervious areas will be removed from within the Upper Paint Branch at 2020 Spencerville Road.


If you wish to request a public information meeting, a written request must be submitted to this office within 15 days of this notice (published November 5, 2012).


The Water Quality Plans are available for review at the Department of Permitting Services office during working hours (8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Friday).

For further information, please call Mark Etheridge at (240) 777-6338. The address for the Department of Permitting Services is:

Department of Permitting Services
Land Development Services, Water Resources
255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850