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In response to a request by the County Council, the Planning Department has prepared a Limited Amendment to the 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan, focusing on the Ten Mile Creek Area. See Link below.
The area includes properties in the Stage 4 analysis area defined in the 1994 Master Plan.
The amendment includes a comprehensive analysis of environmentally sensitive areas and modelling of the Ten Mile Creek watershed to determine ways to balance development potential and the community objectives specified in the 1994 plan with the need to protect water quality.
Ten Mile Creek feeds into the Little Seneca Lake reservoir, which flows to the Potomac River and contributes to the regional water supply.
The plan was delivered to the County Council in Ocober 2013, within a year of the Council's request.
New: Planning Board Draft Clarksburg Limited Master Plan for the Ten Mile Creek Watershed is available for public comment. The County Council will hold a public hearing on the evening of December 3, 2013. Please consult the Council’s web page for further information.
Report (Oct 2013)
- 1 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan Excerpts
- 2 Description of Modeling Scenarios and Assumptions
- 3 Ten Mile Creek Watershed Environmental Analysis
- 4 Countywide Stream Protection Strategy Score Change Estimate
- 5 Additional Environmental References
- 6 Transportation Modeling
- 7 Department of Parks Analysis and Recommendations
- 8 Carbon Footprint Analysis
View the limited amendment scope of work.
The Limited Amendment, which will amend the 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan, is guided by a number of policies(200 KB) established in that plan.
Planners and consultants have assembled an extensive list of resources (183 KB) to prepare the master plan recommendations. If you know of other resources that will further expand our information base for the Ten Mile Creek study, please contact us.
Thanks to all those who have used the comment board. Your comments have been conveyed to the Planning Board. We have published the Draft Plan and the public hearing is scheduled for September 10, 2013 at 6:00pm. If you wish your comments to be part of the Public Hearing record, you should send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Date of last update: January 22, 2014