The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

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9:00 am PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
  1. Ancient Oak West Preliminary Plan 120070480 – MCPB No. 13-140

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.

MOVED FROM THE JULY 17 AGENDA

 

*B. Record Plats 

 
  Subdivision Plat No. 220140040 – 220140050, Bethesda Mews
R-60 zone, 34 lots, 5 parcels; located in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of Old Georgetown Road (MD 187) and Alta Vista Road; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 
  Subdivision Plat No 220140120, Bradley Farms
RE-2 zone, 1 lot; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Congressional Parkway and Fox Meadow Lane; Potomac Subregion Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220140260 – 220140280, Cloverly Forest
RE-1 zone; 38 lots, 2 parcels; located at the terminus of Rainbow Drive, 125 feet south of Snider Lane; Cloverly Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220140760, Higgins Estate
CR zone, 1 lot (3 ownership lots); located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Executive Boulevard and Rockville Pike (MD 355); White Flint Sector Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220141040, Mid-Pike Plaza
CR zone, 1 lot; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Rose Avenue and Grand Park Avenue; White Flint Sector Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220141170, Robins Crest
R-200 zone, 1 lot; located on the east side of Liberty Mill Road, 275 feet north of Dawson Farm Road; Germantown Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220141250, Palatine Subdivision
RE-2 zone,1 lot; located on the west side of Noble Court, 575 feet south of Palatine Drive; Potomac Subregion Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220141380, West Chevy Chase Heights (Revision)
R-60 zone, 1 lot; located on the south side of Maple Avenue, 100 feet east of Maryland Avenue; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plan No. 20080420, Hendrix Addition to Fairway Sec. 4 (revised)
R-60 zone; 5 lots; located in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of University Boulevard and Brunett Avenue; Four Corners Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220141050, Mid-Pike Plaza
CR zone, 3 lots; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Rose Avenue and Grand Park Avenue;
White Flint Sector Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

*C. Other Consent Items 

 
 

7340 Wisconsin Avenue, Extension Request for Project Plan Amendment No. 92014001A

CBD-1 zone, 0.79 acres, Request amendment to maintain the maximum number of dwelling units at 225 and reduce the amount of retail from 15,000 square feet to 10,000, located at southwestern quadrant of the intersection with Montgomery Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Olney Gardens: Preliminary Plan Amendment 11987112A
A request to amend condition of approval No. 1 of the approved Preliminary Plan to remove the existing restrictions for retail and restaurant use on the property, located on the south side of Olney-Sandy Spring Road (MD 108) approximately 200 feet west of Spartan Road, 2.98 acres, MXTC Zone, Olney Master Plan area.

 

REVISED STAFF REPORT  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.

  Washington Christian Academy (Bethel World Outreach Church): Preliminary Plan Amendment 12004055B
A request to allow a house of worship with no weekday child day care as a use on the property, located at 16227 Batchellors Forest Road, 57.86 acres; zoned Rural Cluster; Olney Master Plan area.


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.
  Silver Spring Park, Site Plan Amendment & Final Forest Conservation Plan Amendment No. 82010012A
CBD-1, CBD-0.5, and Fenton Village Overlay zones, 1.57 acres, Request to remove an existing on-site tree previously intended to be saved; located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Fenton Street and Silver Spring Avenue; Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan


ADDED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

  *D. Staging Allocation Request No. 26000 for Pike & Rose – Phase II, Site Plan No. 820130120
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolutions.
 

*E. Approval of Minutes  

 
  Minutes of July 10, 2014 Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 2

Josiah Henson Special Park 

Authorization to acquire 25,975 square feet (0.60 acres), more or less, improved, from Walter J. Murphy, Jr. and Joan W. Murphy located at 6012 Tilden Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

W. Gries

REVISED STAFF REPORT  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved

Item 7

Chevy Chase Lake Design Guidelines
The Design Guidelines for the Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan, illustrate and elaborate on the urban design recommendations put forth in the Approved and Adopted Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan 2013.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Design Guidelines

http://www.montgomeryplanning.org/community/chevychaselake/documents/chevy_chase_lake_sector_plan_revised_2014.pdf
M. Rifkin

ADDED 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved

Item *3

Chevy Chase Lake: Sketch Plan No. 320140030

CRT2.0, C0.25, R2.0, H100’, CRT1.5, C0.25, R1.5, H50’ zone, Propose 388,833 square feet of residential development for up to 329 dwelling units, including 11 MPDUs, located on Chevy Chase Lake Drive approximately 510 feet east of the intersection with Connecticut Avenue; Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

S. Dickel

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions. 
Item *4

Kensington Heights Limited Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 12011017A

Request to modify condition no. 6 of the Preliminary Plan approval, which requires the Applicant to provide a pedestrian connection to Westfield Wheaton Mall property. RT-8 Zone, 1.8 acres. Located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of McComas Avenue and Melvin Grove Court within the 2012 Wheaton CBD and Vicinity Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

C. Myers

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolutions.
Item 5

William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization
*A.William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization and Batchellors Forest Residential: Site Plan Amendment No. 82008019C
Request to amend the Site Plan and Final Forest Conservation Plan to include construction of the William H. Farquhar Middle School on a parcel previously dedicated to the M-NCPPC as part of the Batchellors Forest Residential, located on the north and south side of Batchellors Forest Road, approximately 3,000 feet south of the intersection with Doctor Bird Road, 93.64 acres, RNC Zone, Olney Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions

B. William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization: Mandatory Referral No. 2014028
Located on the south side of Batchellors Forest Road approximately 3,000 feet south of the intersection with Doctor Bird Road, 17 acres, RNC Zone, Olney Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval and Transmit Comments to MCPS

F. Boyd

POSTPONED 
Item 6

White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan Update

N. Sturgeon

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion. 
12:45 pm CLOSED SESSION  
Item 8 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
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1:15 PM ADJOURN  

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