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Aspen Hill Master Plan

Approved and Adopted 1994

NOTE: Please be aware that the page numbering shown on each page does not apply to this media. The numbers shown at the bottom of each page do not correspond to the printed version of the Master Plan. The complete document is represented by the index below.

Table of Contents

Plan Vision

Plan Highlights

Background
History of Aspen Hill

  • Planning History of Area
  • Maryland Planning Act of 1992
  • General Plan for Montgomery County
  • Summary of Key Indicators

Land Use
Introduction
Land Use Objectives
General Planning Framework
Land Use Recommendations

Transportation
Introduction
Transportation Objective
History of the Intercounty Connector
Transportation General Conclusions
Transportation Recommendations

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Environmental Resources
Introduction
Environmental Resource Objectives
Environmental Resource Recommendations
Water Resources
Sensitive Area Protection
Water and Sewer Systems
Air Quality
Solid Waste Management
Noise Impacts

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Historic Resources
Introduction
Master Plan Sites
Locational Atlas Resources
Resources Recommended for Evaluation by the Aspen Hill Community
Historic Preservation Designation Criteria
Effects of Historic Designation

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Community Facilities
Introduction
Community Facility Objectives
Community Facility Recommendations
Parks and Recreation Facilities
Recreation Centers
Public Schools
The Elderly
Child Day Care Facilities
Public Safety
Libraries
Mid-County Government Center
Shelter
Post Offices
Trolley Museum
Accessibility for People with Disabilities

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Implementation
Zoning
Capital Improvements and Operating Programs
Staging
Place Names

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Appendices

Appendices

  • APPENDIX A: Background
    Selected Population and Housing Characteristics, Aspen Hill
    Selected Social, Employment, Commuting & Income, Aspen Hill
  • APPENDIX B: Land Use
    Euclidean and Floating Zones
    Transferable Development Rights (TDR's)
    Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU)
    Productivity Housing
    Transit, Bicycle and Pedestrian-Oriented Neighborhood Study
  • APPENDIX C: Transportation
    Traffic Forecasting Process
    Results of Road System Analysis
    Previously Planned Streets
    Other Planned Roads and Streets Crossing the Former Rockville Facility
    Results of Existing Transit Service Analysis
    Results of Future Transit Service Analysis
    Results of Development Review Regulatory Standards Analysis
    Results of the Bikeway Analysis
    Results of Green Corridors Analysis
  • APPENDIX D: Environmental Resources
    List of M-NCPPC Documents Pertaining to Aspen Hill Planning Area
    Stormwater Management
    Summary of Aspen Hill Water Resources
    Wetlands
  • APPENDIX E: Historic Resources
    Resources Not Recommended by Historic Preservation Commission or Planning Board for Addition to the Locational Atlas
  • APPENDIX F: County Council Resolution #12-1545
  • APPENDIX G: The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Resolution #94-07

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List of Figures

  1. Planning Area Boundary
  2. Planning Area Map
  3. Regional Location Map
  4. Existing Land Use: View One
  5. Existing Land Use: View Two
  6. Existing Land Use: View Three
  7. Existing Zoning
  8. Zoning History
  9. Significant Parcels
  10. Proposed Zoning
  11. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 1
  12. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 1
  13. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site Nos. 2, 3, & 4
  14. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site Nos. 5 & 19
  15. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site Nos. 6, 7, 19 & 20
  16. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site Nos. 8, 9, 10, 20, 24 & 26
  17. Argyle Country Club/Bel Pre Road Area Environmentally Constrained Areas
  18. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 8
  19. Layhill and Plaza Del Mercado Shopping Centers: Illustrative Concept for Redevelopment
  20. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 11
  21. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site Nos. 12, 13, 22, & 23
  22. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 13
  23. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 13
  24. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 14
  25. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 15
  26. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 16
  27. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 17
  28. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 18
  29. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 18
  30. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 20
  31. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 21
  32. Gate of Heaven Environmentally Constrained Areas
  33. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 25
  34. Significant Parcels and Areas: Site No. 25
  35. Proposed Public Transportation System Improvements
  36. Proposed Highway Capacity Improvements
  37. Proposed Street and Highway Plan
  38. Bikeway Plan
  39. Green Corridors
  40. Aspen Hill Road: Proposed Concept For Redesign (Sections)
  41. Aspen Hill Road: Illustrative Concept (Plan View)
  42. Georgia Avenue Sections: Illustrative Concept
  43. Water Resources
  44. Sensitive Areas Protection
  45. Historic Resources
  46. Environmental Setting for Layhill M.E. Church #27/10
  47. Environmental Settings for John R. Champayne House #27/12
  48. Existing Parks and Recreations
  49. Public Schools
  50. Day Care Facilities
  51. Day Care Quadrant Boundaries
  52. Intersection Levels of Service (A.M. Peak Hours)
  53. Intersection Levels of Service (P.M. Peak Hours)
  54. Aspen Hill Peak Hour Traffic
  55. Argyle Country Club/Bel Pre Road Area Proposed Access Plan
  56. Existing Public Transit Coverage
  57. Typical Bikeway Cross Section

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List of Tables

  1. Aspen Hill Area Population Forecast by Age
  2. Identification of Master Plan Strategies for Improved Transportation in Aspen Hill
  3. Key Intersections and Possible Future Improvements
  4. Street and Highway Classifications
  5. Bike Trails/Paths
  6. Aspen Hill Historic Resources
  7. Existing Parks and Facilities
  8. Selected Population and Housing Characteristics, Aspen Hill, MD: 1990
  9. Selected Social, Employment, Commuting and Income Characteristics, Aspen Hill, MD: 1990
  10. Transferable Development Rights, Equivalent Zone Densities
  11. Travel Measures in Aspen Hill Morning Peak Hour
  12. Pedestrian Paths, Connections Within Residential Subdivisions
  13. Pedestrian Paths, Connections From Residential Subdivisions to Public Facilities

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Staff contact

Andrea Gilles, (se habla español) 301-495-4541
Andrea.Gilles@montgomeryplanning.org

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