The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

REVISED:   Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 3:55 pm

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9:00 AM PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
 

*B. Record Plats 

 
  Subdivision Plat No. 220100040, Norbrook Village
RE-2 zone; 2 lots & 1 outlot; located on the south side of Ampeg Lane, 700 feet southeast of Old Baltimore Road; Olney Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 
  Subdivision Plat No. 220111390, Finlandia
RE-2 zone; 2 lots; located on the south side of Hawkins Creamery Road, 500 feet southeast of Silver Crest Drive; Damascus Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220130820, Valley Stream Estates
R-200 zone; 1 lot; located at the terminus of Red Cedar Lane, 550 feet northeast of Red Cedar Drive; Fairland Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220131170, Grove Hill Farm Estates
RC zone; 1 lot; located on the east side of New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650), approximately 1,400 feet northwest of Haviland Mill Road; Sandy Spring-Ashton Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220131260, Needwood Hills
RE-1 zone; 1 lot; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Muncaster Mill Road (MD 115) and Needwood Road; Upper Rock Creek Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220131460, Edgemoor
TS-R zone; 1 parcel; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Arlington Road and Hampden Lane; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220131520, Tomahawk Estates
RDT zone; 1 lot; located on the west side of Burnt Hill Road, approximately 3,200 feet northeast of Snowden Farm Parkway; Damascus Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220140310, Kentsdale Estates
RE-1 zone; 1 lot; located on the east side of Falls Road (MD 189), 450 feet south of Bells Mill Road; Potomac Subregion Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  *C. Other Consent Items   
 

Layhill Overlook/Vedanta Center: Site Plan Amendment 82008016C
Request to modify an approved Site Plan for minor changes necessitated by site conditions and discovered through an enforcement action. Changes include a modification to a fence on the north side of the property; revisions to the landscape plan to match the approved Forest Conservation Plan; and the addition of a monument sign. Located on Bel Pre Road, 350 feet east of Homecrest Road; PD-2 Zone; Aspen Hill Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolutions

A. Gilles

REVISED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions. 

  Barton Property: Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 12011021A

A request to amend condition of approval No. 2b of the approved Preliminary Plan to allow the applicant the flexibility to meet the off-site planting requirement anywhere in the county, located on the south side of Brooke Knolls Road opposite the intersection with Barton Manor Lane, 2.84 acres, R-200 Zone, Upper Rock Creek Area Master Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Preliminary Plan Amendment and Adoption of Resolutions

M.J. Kishter

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.
 

Boswell’s Addition to Riding Stable Estates (Previously approved for three lots): Preliminary Plan No. 12008008A
A request to revise a condition of approval related to the forest easement to be recorded to protect off-site forest, located at 15615 Riding Stable Road, 4.87 acres, RE-1 Zone, Patuxent Policy Area and Fairland Master Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval subject to amended conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

R. Weaver

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.
 

*D. Approval of Minutes  

 
Item 7

White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan
Discuss options to address County Council letter (10/2/13) regarding Master Plan balance and other requested changes to the Planning Board Draft of the Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Discuss and provide direction to staff

N. Sturgeon

TIME CHANGED 

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion.

Item 4

Special Exception S.E. 14-03, Mis Primeros Pasitos Family Day Care: 9,162-square foot lot, R-60 Zone

Request for a special exception to increase the number of children served at the existing child care facility from eight (8) to twelve (12). Located at 2311 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring, within the 1989 Communities of Kensington-Wheaton Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
(Action required for hearing by the Hearing Examiner on January 13, 2014)

C. Myers

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions.

11:40 AM LUNCH  
Item 5

Closed Session

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(3) to consider the acquisition of real property for a Commission purpose and matters directly related thereto

CANCELLED 
Item 12

Closed Session

Pursuant to State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland §10-508(a)(13) to comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter  (Approval of Closed Session Minutes)

C. Moise

ADDED 
Item 13

Closed Session

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(7) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice

D. Lieb

ADDED 
Item 14

Closed Session

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(3) to consider the acquisition of real property for a Commission purpose and matters directly related thereto

W. Gries

ADDED 
1:00 PM PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 6 Little Bennett Regional Park

Authorization to acquire 17.99 acres, more or less, unimproved, from Chuntung Changchien Revocable Trust, et al,
located on the west side of Clarksburg Road, at its intersection with Snowden Farm Parkway, Clarksburg, MD 20871.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

W. Gries

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item *2

8001 Newell Street: Site Plan Review No. 820140020

CBD-1 Zone and Ripley/South Silver Spring Overlay Zone, 0.94 acres, 159,915 square feet of development for 3,100 square feet of retail and a maximum of 187 multi-family residential units, including 12.5% MPDUs; located in the southeast quadrant of the intersection with Eastern Avenue and Newell Street, Silver Spring CBD
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

N. Braunstein

TIME CHANGED

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions. 

Item 3

Clarksburg Limited Master Plan for the Ten Mile Creek Watershed - Review Proposed Zoning Recommendations Addressing Impervious Cover

Staff Recommendation: Provide Direction To Staff and Transmit to County Executive and County Council

V. Lazdins/M. Dolan

TIME CHANGED 

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

Item 8 Addressing and Street Naming Guidelines and Procedures

Staff Recommendation: Approve Draft Guidelines

K. Clark

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion.

Item 9 Glenmont Sector Plan Sectional Map Amendment
Request permission to file a Sectional Map Amendment to implement the recommendations of the Approved and Adopted Glenmont Sector Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approve Request to File

M. Brown

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item *10

Halpine View: Limited Preliminary Plan No. 11964054A

Request to abandon the unimproved Aspen Hill Road Extended right-of-way and consolidate lot lines; located on the east side of Twinbrook Parkway between Halpine Road and approximately 2,000 feet southwest of Veirs Mill Road; R-30 Zone, North Bethesda/Garrett Park Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

C.Gilbert/E.Axler

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.

Item 11

Arcola Elementary School Addition: Mandatory Referral No. MR2014023

Request to add a six classroom, two-story addition to the existing school located at 1820 Franwall Avenue, Wheaton, R-90 Zone, 5-acre lot, Master Plan for the Communities of Kensington-Wheaton

Staff Recommendation: Approval to Transmit Comments to MCPS

ATTACHMENT - Parks Memo (Final)

C. Gilbert

TIME CHANGED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved to Transmit Comments to MCPS.

5:55 PM ADJOURN  

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