The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

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9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
  1. Bradley Hills Preliminary Plan No.120140160 - MCPB No. 15-16 Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted. 
 

*B. Record Plats 

 
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220121920, Cabin Branch
Street Dedication; Cabin Branch Avenue and Little Seneca Parkway, located approximately 3,000 feet south of Clarksburg Road (MD 121); Clarksburg Master Plan.

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220100350, 220130640 – 220130710, Poplar Run
R-200 zone; 143 lots, 19 parcels; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Poplar Run Drive and Soaring Wing Lane; Kensington-Wheaton Master Plan.


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141310, Esworthy Estates
RE-2 zone, 2 lots, 1 outlot, located on the north side of Travilah Road, 300 feet west of Watertown Court. Potomac Subregion Master Plan.


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220150010 – 220150070, West Side at Shady Grove Metro
TOMX/TDR zone; 178 lots, 21 parcels, located on the west side of Crabbs Branch Way, 800 feet south of Shady Grove Road; Shady Grove Sector Plan.


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  Subdivision Plat No. 220150520, Edgemoor
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the south side of Wilson Lane (MD 188), 150 feet west of Clarendon Road; Bethesda - Chevy Chase Master Plan.

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
 

*C. Other Consent Items 

 
 

Elizabeth Square: Extension Request for Project Plan No. 920150010

CBD-1 zone and CBD-2 zones, 3.12 acres, Mixed-use project with up to 141,651 sf. of residential uses, with up to 140 multi-family dwelling units (including 15% MPDUs), and up to 75,222 sf. of non-residential uses (includes density transfer from sending sites), located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection with Second Avenue and Apple Avenue; Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan

 

S. Dickel

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
  18273 Flower Hill Way McDonald’s, Site Plan Amendment No. 81985107A
Minor Site Plan Amendment for revisions to update the building façade, reconfigure drive-thru and surface parking, renovate trash enclosure, and expand area of the pick-up window by approximately 30 square feet. Located at 18273 Flower Hill Way in Gaithersburg; 2.23-acre site zoned Planned Neighborhood Zone (PNZ) in the Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan area.

 

M. Brown

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolution.
 

*D. Approval of Minutes  

 
  Minutes of February 5, February 12 and February 19, 2015 February 26, 2015 Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Planning Director's Report

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

Item 5

New Item#10

Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan: Planning Board Resolution

Staff Recommendation: Approve the Resolution of Adoption for the Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan and to transmit the Resolution of Adoption to the Full Commission

 

K. O'Connor

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 3

Piney Meetinghouse Road Bridge No. M-0022 over Watts Branch: Mandatory Referral No. MR2010811
Bridge replacement with a roadway widening to accommodate bike lanes.

L. Cole

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Comments. 
Item 6 White Flint West Transportation, Mandatory Referral No. MR2015005

Reconfiguration of existing roadway network that includes roadway realignment and construction of new road segments for Main/Market Street and Executive Boulevard extended.

 

L. Cole

TIME CHANGED

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Comments.

Item *4

Horizon Hill Lot 48: Preliminary Plan No. 120140190

A request to approve two lots for two one-family detached dwelling units as a re-subdivision of a 4.06-acre lot in the RE-2 zone; located at 10812 Red Barn Lane in the 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

 

J. Penn

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved and Adopted Resolution.
Item 5 Office Market Assessment for Montgomery County
A Planning Board briefing by Partners for Economic Solutions (PES), the consulting firm that recently completed a study of the office market in Montgomery County and Washington Region.
A. Morrison

MOVED TO MARCH 19 AGENDA

 

Item 9

New Item#14

The New Office Landscape
A staff briefing for the Planning Board about the economic drivers that are influencing job growth and the demand for office space. This briefing precedes an upcoming presentation by PES on the changing office landscape in Montgomery County and the region.

V. Lazdins /L. Tate

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA/REMOVED

Item 4

New Item #11

Ten Six Corrective Map Amendments (CMAs), H-102 through H-107, to correct technical errors on the zoning map

 

M. Johnson

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 5

New Item #12

Zoning Amendment No. 15-03
To require all land uses to be licensed where the service provider is required to have a license.


(Action required for County Council public hearing of 3/17/15)

G. Russ

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

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

11:00 am LUNCH  
Item 7

CLOSED SESSION

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(3), to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related to the acquisition. The topic to be discussed: Wheaton Headquarters

J. Lai

 
Item 8 CLOSED SESSION

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(13), to comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter. The topic to be discussed are: Approval of Closed Session Minutes

C. Moise

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA
2:00 pm PLANNING BOARD MEETING  

Item 3

New Item #9

Solar Farms Initiative
M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks is proposing to build two 5-10-acre solar farms. One would be in South Germantown Recreational Park in a field west of the maintenance facility and the other in Rock Creek Regional Park near the ICC and Needwood Road where dredging spoils are stockpiled. Both areas have limited natural resources, no active or passive recreation existing or planned, and are far from residences.

J.Poore/D. Quattrocchi

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 6

New Item #13

Daniel and Kathleen Albert: Special Exception S-2880
Request for a special exception to allow an equestrian facility in a residential zone to board horses for personal use. 14400 Chrisman Hill Drive, Boyds, at the southern terminus of Chrisman Hill Drive, approximately 2,500 feet south of its intersection with Clarksburg Road (MD 121), lot 22, Block A, Black Hill Estates, 2.76 acres, R-200 Zone, Clarksburg Master Plan

E. Tesfaye

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 3/11

New Item #15

Intelligence Community Campus-Bethesda (ICC-B): Mandatory Referral No. MR2011105-MDP-4

Voluntary Submittal following MR2011105-MDP-4 for a pedestrian bridge and walkway, landscaping and stormwater management; located at 4600 Sangamore Road; Bethesda-Chevy Chase

T. Schneider

MOVED FROM MARCH 5 AGENDA

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 16 Legislative Briefing for Planning Board Position on House Bill 995

Lawn Care Pesticides

M. Riley

ADDED

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Opposed.

4:00 PM ADJOURN  

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