The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, January 24, 2013


Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 4:00 pm


8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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item 1 Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions


*B. Record Plats


*C. Other Consent Items


1. 7900 Wisconsin Avenue Extension Request - REMOVED

2. 2. Extension Request for Project Plan No. 9202120040 920120040 Crystal Rock: located north of Father Hurley Boulevard between Century Boulevard and Crystal Rock Drive, Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

  *D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of December 10, 2012 and December 14, 2012

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item *2 Preliminary Plan No. 120110330 – Tschand Property

K. Holt

One lot requested for a one-family detached unit; R-200 zone; 0.99 acres;
located at 17601 Burdette Lane. Functional Master Plan for the Preservation of Agriculture and Rural Open Space.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.

Item *3 Mallory Square

P. Butler/S. Dickel

*A. Preliminary Plan 120120180, Mallory Square; Request to record two lots for up to 800,000 square feet of density with 796,500 square feet of residential uses and up to 3,500 square feet of non-residential uses on 12.81 gross acres in the CR1.5 C1.5 R1.5 H100 zone; located on Research Boulevard 400 feet west of Shady Grove Road within the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan area.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.

*B. Site Plan 820120130, Mallory Square; Request for 800,000 square feet of density with 682 units in two buildings and 3,500 square feet of non-residential uses, the removal of the neighborhood services public benefit and the addition of the public art public benefit, and a parking waiver request for 44 additional parking spaces, zoned CR1.5 C1.5 R1.5 H100; located on Research Boulevard, 400 feet west of Shady Grove Road, within the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan area.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.

Item 4 Local Area Transportation Review and Transportation Policy Area Review Guidelines

E. Graye

Review Proposed Revisions to Guidelines to reflect changes made by County Council in the Subdivision Staging Policy

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved Revised Guidelines.

Item 5

Sectional Map Amendment: Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan - POSTPONED

K. O'Connor

Implements the recommendations of the Approved and Adopted Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approve and Transmit Comments to the County Council

(Action Required for County Council Public Hearing of 2/26/2013)

12:30 PM LUNCH
Item 8 Memorandum of Understanding between Montgomery County and M-NCPPC to relocate and develop the Montgomery Regional Headquarters Offices of the M-NCPPC - ADDED

M. Riley

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 6 Streamlining County Processes - REVISED

M. Pfefferle


Attachment 1
Item 7 Roundtable Discussion

A - R. Krasnow

B - V. Lazdins

A. Planning Director’s Report

B. Clarksburg Master Plan Ten Mile Creek

6:00 pm ADJOURN