The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

REVISED: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:28 am

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9:00 am WELCOME BACK RECEPTION MRO AUDITORIUM
     
9:30 am PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
  1. Chevy Chase Lake Sketch Plan No. 320140030 – MCPB No. 14-68 Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted. 
  2. Silver Spring Park Site Plan No. 82010012A - MCPB No. 14-69 Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.
 

*B. Record Plats 

 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220140370 - 220140380, High Acres
R-90 zone, 12 lots, 2 parcels; located on the west side of Brookes Lane, approximately 1,000 feet west of Sangamore Road. Bethesda - Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141370, Edgemoor
R-90 zone, 1 lot; located on the west side of Fairfax Road, 225 feet south of Moorland Lane; Bethesda -Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.   
 

Subdivision Plat No 220141390, Chevy Chase, Section 5
R-60 zone, 2 lots; located on the east side of Brookville Road (MD 186), 250 feet north of Taylor Street; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141400, National Chatauqua of Glen Echo
R-60 zone, 1 lot; located on the north side of Bryn Mawr Avenue, 200 feet west of University Avenue; Bethesda -Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141430, Fairland Gardens
R- 200 zone, 2 lots; located in northwest quadrant of the intersection of Greencastle Road and Old Columbia Pike; Fairland Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

*C. Other Consent Items 

 
 

Clover Ridge, Lots 1-3 (Loun Property): Preliminary Plan Amendment 12004082A (Amendment in Response to Violation)
A request to remove 0.522 acres of Category I conservation easement and mitigate onsite, located at 28301 Clarksburg Road, 85.09 acres; zoned RDT; Agriculture and Rural Open Space Master Plan area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolution.

J. Penn

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolution.
 

*D. Approval of Minutes  

 
  Minutes of July 17, 24, and 31, 2014 Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director's Report

 
Item 3

Westfield Montgomery Mall (Lakeview Parcel P) Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda: Preliminary Plan No. 12005018B
Requested modification of Condition No.11 (a) of Preliminary Plan 120050180 to eliminate the requirement for a southbound right turn lane along Seven Locks Road at its approach to Democracy Boulevard,
60.02 acres, C-2 Zone, Potomac Subregion Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions.

C. Murray

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolutions. 
Item 4

Bicycle Planning Guidance

Briefing on the bicycle planning guidance project, developed as part of a Transportation / Land Use Connections (TLC) grant through the Council of Governments.

D. Anspacher

 
Item 5

Briefing: Woodglen Drive Cycle Track
Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is proposing to install a two-way bicycle track along Woodglen Drive, between Nicholson Lane and Edson Lane in the White Flint Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Receive briefing and provide comments

N. Yearwood

 
12:00 noon LUNCH  
Item 6

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

J. Lai

 
Item 7

CLOSED SESSION

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

C. Rubin/M. Chung

 
1:30 PM PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES MRO AUDITORIUM
Item *8 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 until September 18, 2014 
Item 9

The Universities at Shady Grove - Parking Garage #2
Mandatory Referral No. MR2015001: Construction of a 5-level (700+/- space) parking garage with access drives, pedestrian walkways, infrastructure connections, stormwater management and landscaping on 3.11 acres in the LSC Zone; located at Shady Grove Road 500 feet southwest of Darnestown Road, Rockville, in the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval to transmit comments to the applicant.

L. Shirley

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 10

Zoning Amendment No. 14-08
To allow for the application of the Transit Station Development Area Residential zone (TS-R) within the sector plan boundaries of a Central Business District.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council.
(Action required for County Council public hearing of 9/9/14)

G. Russ

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 11

Zoning Text Amendment 14-09
To clarify language and correct errors in the March 5, 2014 adopted Zoning Code. To add the substance of text amendments approved by Council since March 11,2014; address issues raised in the course of approving District Map Amendment G-946; and generally amend the Zoning Ordinance that will be in effect on October 30, 2014.

Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council.
(Action required for County Council public hearing of 9/9/14)

G. Russ

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item *12

Montgomery Village – South Valley Park: Subdivision Regulation Waiver and Site Plan

 

ADDENDUM


A. Subdivision Regulation Waiver No. SRW201402: Request for a waiver of the Subdivision Regulations, specifically the requirement to plat, pursuant to Section 50-38. Located between Watkins Mill Road and Montgomery Village Avenue; on approximately 30.3 acres; TS Zone; Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions
*B. Site Plan No. 820140070: Request for a permanent concession stand with restrooms near the existing ball fields and a permanent restrooms near the lawn theater. These permanent structures will replace temporary facilities at both locations. Both facilities will only be open during events. Located between Watkins Mill Road and Montgomery Village Avenue; on approximately 30.3 acres; TS Zone; Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolutions

P. Butler

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Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

5:00 pm DINNER  
     
7:00 PM PLANNING BOARD CONTINUES MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 13

Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan: Public Hearing
Staff Recommendation: Discussion

K. O’Connor/R. Duke

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion No Vote Taken. 
9:00 PM ADJOURN  

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