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Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

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Planning Board Approves Design Guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans

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The Montgomery County Planning Board approved the design guidelines for the Rock Spring Master Plan and White Flint 2 Sector Plan on July 25, 2019.

The Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines aim to ensure that new building projects fit into the character of each area and provide stakeholders with a consistent starting point for reviewing proposed developments.…

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Free trees for White Flint/North Bethesda/Grosvenor residents

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To increase the urban tree canopy, the Montgomery Planning Department has launched Shades of Green, a program that provides free trees and planting for qualifying property owners in North Bethesda, Grosvenor and White Flint.  (Other parts of the County, too, but that’s not our focus.)

Here are the rules:

Trees cannot be planted in street rights-of-way.…

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Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines

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The Montgomery Planning Department is working on The Urban Parks and Public Spaces (UPPS) Design Guidelines to create inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces. When complete, the Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines will be a companion document to the Energized Public Spaces Functional Master Plan (EPS) Plan.…

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Two, yes two, White Flint 2 work session summaries

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April 27th Work Session 

The Planning Staff made a presentation to the Planning Board on Transportation and Staging.  You can read the Planning Staff memo here.  Below are a few of our favorite slides, and you can see the entire slide deck here.

There was considerable discussion about the proper place for the circulator/shuttle in the staging plan.  …

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Two Upcoming Planning Meetings

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Grosvenor-Strathmore-Logo_FINAL-1024x399Thursday, July 7, 2016 Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan 7 to 9 p.m. at the Strathmore Music Center’s Comcast Lounge (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD).

The Planning Department is initiating a Minor Master Plan at Grosvenor metro to explore the potential for development that would advance the public policy goal of transit-oriented development at the metro station. …

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White Flint II

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The Montgomery County Planning Department says the plan for White Flint 2 could be ready for Council review by December 2016 with the planning process re-started this June.

The White Flint 2 Sector Plan includes 209 acres and includes a horseshoe-shaped area on either side of Rockville Pike between the White Flint area and the official boundary of the City of Rockville.…

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