The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

REVISED: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:34 pm

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9:00 am PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
 

*B. Record Plats 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141010, 220141060, 220141120, Mid-Pike Plaza
CR-3, C-1.5, R-2.5, H-200 zones, 8 lots and 1 parcel;
located in the northwest quadrant of Old Georgetown Road (MD 187) and Rockville Pike (MD 355); White Flint Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141270, West Chevy Chase Heights
R-60 zone,1 lot; located on the north side of Highland Avenue, 100 feet west of Maryland Avenue; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141360, Preserve at Rock Creek
RNC zone,1 parcel; located on the east side of Muncaster Mill Road (MD 115), approximately 1,400 feet south of Needwood Road; Upper Rock Creek Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 
  Subdivision Plat No 220141410, Hill Farm
RE-2 zone, 1 lot; located on the northeast side of Norwood Road, 2180 feet northwest of New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650); Cloverly Master Plan. Staff Recommendation: Approval
 
 

Subdivision Plat No 220141580, Bradley Hills
R-200 zone, 1 lot; located on the south side of Armat Drive, 180 feet west of Burdette Road; Bethesda - Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141600, Chevy Chase, Section 8
R-60 zone, 1 lot; located on the west side of Oakridge Avenue, 195 feet north of Thornapple Street, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 
 

*C. Other Consent Items 

 
 

*D. Approval of Minutes  

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 
  Minutes of September 11, 2014  
Item 10

Discussion of proposed Planning Department improvements to the Development Review Process

G. Wright/M.Pfefferle

TIME CHANGED 

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion.

Item 2

FY16 Budget
Presentation and discussion of Parks Department Budget

J. Kroll K. Warnick

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 3

Victory Housing Special Exception and an Amendment to the approved Final Forest Conservation Plan
A. Third District Police Station, Forest Conservation Plan Amendment No. MR2009742:
Request to amend the approved Final Forest Conservation Plan for Special Exception S-2873 for housing and related facilities for senior adults and persons with disabilities. 12.79 acres, R-90/TDR-6 Zone. Located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Milestone Drive and New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, within the 1997 White Oak Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions and Adoption of Resolution
B. Special Exception S-2873: Request for housing and related facilities for senior adults and persons with disabilities, consisting of 80-one bedroom and 25 two-bedroom apartments. 12.79 acres, R-90/TDR-6 Zone. Located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Milestone Drive and New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, within the 1997 White Oak Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions

Action required for hearing by the Hearing Examiner on October 17, 2014.

A.Lindsey/C.Gilbert

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item *4

Poplar Run (formerly Indian Springs) Site Plan Amendment No. 82007002C

Amendment of the approved Final Forest Conservation Plan. 308.3 acres, east side of Layhill Road 1900 feet north of Middlebridge Drive, R-200 Zone; Master Plan for the Communities of Kensington-Wheaton.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

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A. Lindsey

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
12:40 pm LUNCH  
Item 6

CLOSED SESSION

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated code of Maryland, Section 10-508 (a) (3) to consider the acquisition of real property for Commission purposes and matters relating thereto

W. Gries/B. Sandberg

 
Item 7

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

 
2:00 pm PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 5 Subdivision Staging Policy Amendment #14-02
SSP Amendment #14-02 proposes a change in how Local Area Transportation Review (LATR) is conducted for developments in the White Oak Policy Area.

Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to the District Council

E. Graye

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved to Transmit comments. 
Item 8

Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan: Worksession No. 1
Staff Recommendation: Review the public testimony and staff response

K. O'Connor/R.Duke

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion.
Item 9

Special Exception S-2875, Faik and Lauren Tugberk

R-60 zone Requesting special exception for a non-residential professional office and a waiver from Section 59E-2.83(b) of the zoning ordinance for parking facility setbacks, located at 9400 Old Georgetown Road; Bethesda Chevy-Chase Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Transmit to the Hearing Examiner

(Hearing Examiner Date: October 24, 2014)

K. Reilly

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with conditions.
Item *11

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School No. 12002082A: Preliminary Plan Amendment
Request to increase the gross floor area by 17,000 square feet, increase the permitted number of students by 100, increase the number of lighted events per year by 15, revise the Transportation Management and Community Liaison Agreement, revise the on-site conservation easements to accommodate a new practice field, and add a grotto; located on the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Doctor Bird Road and Batchellors Forest Road; 49.72 acres; RC Zone; 2005 Olney Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

B. Berbert

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 12

Public Hearing: Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park Master Plan Update

The Master Plan Update Staff Draft was presented to the Planning Board on July 17, 2014 and is recommending new development for the western side of the park including the Ovid Hazen Wells carousel, an enhanced picnic area, play area and amenities to support the carousel. The update is also recommending a new looped trail system, uses for the historic house on site and a unique event area for the center of the park. The public will be invited to comment on the recommendations for the Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park Master Plan Update.

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R. Newhouse

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion.
7:00 pm ADJOURN  

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