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Private Project: Garnkirk Farms

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This 37.1-acre property is located four hundred feet northeast of Gateway Center Drive and on the north side of Shawnee Lane. It is currently undeveloped and 408 dwelling units are proposed. The proposed residential mix includes: 62 2-over-2 units, 141 standard townhomes, 21 single-family detached units, and 184 multi-family units.

M-NCPPC Staff Contact

Cathy Conlon, Subdivision Supervisor


Garnkirk Inc.
1701 Elton Road
Silver Spring, MD 20903


Shane Pollin
4920 Elm Street, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814

Opportunity for Public Participation

The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the preliminary plan. The hearing date has not been scheduled. The 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 process.

Planning Board Review Process & Case Number

Preliminary Plan No. 120080240.

Planning Board Action

The Planning Board recommended approved of the local map amendment application (G-832) for the subject property. The staff report for the Planning Board hearing of July 27 can be viewed here.

Notes from M-NCPPC Staff Contact

On October 31, 2006, the County Council granted approval of Zoning Application No. G-832 in the amount requested subject to the specifications and requirements of the final Development Plan approved by the County Council.

Date of last page update: February 14, 2008