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Private Project: Avalon School

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This 10.2-acre property is located along MD 355 between Shawnee Lane and Cool Brook Lane in the Transit Corridor District of the Clarksburg Master Plan Area. It is zoned R-200 and is located adjacent to the Clarksbrook Estates community. The petitioner has filed a preliminary subdivision plan to construct a private educational institution for boys (known as Avalon School). The Avalon School will consist of four buildings and a total capacity for up to 600 students in grades 3 through 12 with parking for 81 cars.

M-NCPPC Staff Contact

Neil Braunstein


Avalon Education Group
700 Radnor Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Contact: Rich McPherson

Opportunity for Public Participation

The Planning Board will hold public hearing on the preliminary plan. The hearing dates have not been scheduled. Plans are available for review at the M-NCPPC Office in Silver Spring. Please call the applicant and/or staff if you would like to meet. Written comments to the Planning Board Chairman, staff, and the applicant are encouraged throughout the plan review process.

Planning Board Review Process & Case Number

Preliminary Plan 1-20070470

Planning Board Action

On March 15, 2007, the Planning Board recommended approval of the Board of Appeals Petition and its preliminary Forest Conservation Plan. Please click here for Staff Report.

Board of Appeals Action

The Board of Appeals held a Public Hearing on March 30, 2007 and approved the project in August 2007.

Notes from M-NCPPC Staff Contact


Date of last update: November 15, 2007