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Projects in the City

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Included here are significant active projects in the City of Gaithersburg. These include large scale development plans, annexations, legislative and policy issues, and other Mayor and City Council initiatives. Background documentation is included for each topic and updated material is attached as it is received. Please check this site frequently for project status and document updates.


Revised City Road Code

The Road Code defines the various types of roads found in the City and the minimum engineering design standards. 

Kentlands Market Square SK-7837-2018

The redevelopment starting point for the transformation of the Market Square Property into a mixed-use community as envisioned by the City’s “Kentlands Boulevard Commercial District Special Study Area”.

Proposed Kelley Park Elementary School

A small portion of Kelley Park, a 28-acre amenity featuring three ballfields, playgrounds, tennis courts, sand volleyball and open space, has been proposed by Montgomery County Public Schools as a site for a new elementary school in the Gaithersburg Cluster

700 Quince Orchard Road

The request to construct a two-level parking garage behind the existing office building facing Quince Orchard Road. The plans also included the construction of two public streets and other site improvements.

Discovery Park

The development of a City park to serve the Quince Orchard Park, Vistas, Kentlands and greater Gaithersburg communities.

Annexation of Becraft Properties X-7969-2018

An application has been filed by MB Becraft, LLC, petitioning the City to annex approximately 1.813 acres of land from Montgomery County into the City. 

Fishman Property

A proposal for the construction of a six-story mixed-use building that contains ground floor retail, five-story multi-family apartments, amenity space and an associated three-level parking garage in the Olde Towne District.

Kentlands Apartments SDP-7362-2016

The proposal of three multi-family apartment buildings and a seven-level parking structure at the corner of Quince Orchard Road and Great Seneca Highway.

Corridor Development (CD) Zone Survey 

In 2001, the City adopted the Frederick Avenue Corridor Land Use Plan, and along with it created what’s known as the Corridor Development (CD) Zone.

Former CPSC Site

Redevelopment of the former Consumer Product Safety Commission property for public/recreational use.

Small Cell / Wireless Facilities in the Right-of-Way

Installation of small cell facilities in residential and commercial areas to expand the capacity of wireless networks.

Crown Farm

The Crown Farm is a large scale transit-oriented, mixed-use development. This project has been a priority for the City since its annexation into the City in 2006.

Kentlands Square SK-7503-2017

Request for the approval of Sketch Plan Application for a ±12 acre tract of land within a larger existing developed shopping center.

Watkins Mill Town Center

Development of dwelling units including single-family detached, single-family attached, two-over-two condominiums, and a high-rise condominium tower.

The Spectrum at Watkins Mill

The proposal of mixed office, restaurant, commercial, service station, senior center/public uses, including residential units to be built in two phases.

Kentlands Square Infill Sites SDP-7712-2017

The proposal of three infill commercial buildings and associated minor site changes in Kentlands Square Shopping Center.

Johnson Properties - The Chase at Quince Orchard - SP-7868-2018

The proposal of 106 residential units comprised of 26 single-family detached houses and 80 townhomes and a one acre park on ±14 acres.