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.
Public Works has designed improvements to the Whetstone Run & Watkins Mill Run streams within Blohm Park. The construction phase of the improvements is scheduled to begin late spring 2020 and continue into the fall.
Observatory Heights Water Main Replacement
Edgewood Water Main Replacement
WSSC will replace water mains starting in the spring/summer of 2020 that will affect City residents in the Observatory Heights, Rosemont & Walnut Hill neighborhoods of Gaithersburg.
Reexamination of the current Sign Ordinance to keep current with advances in sign technology & changes in design trends.
Redevelopment of the former Consumer Product Safety Commission property for public/recreational use.
• Planning Ad Hoc Committee
The applicant is requesting to remove the historic designation status of the property at 309 North Frederick Avenue.
WAWA Gas Station
The applicant is requesting approval for the construction of a new automobile filling station & retail building.
A short-term rental is the renting out of a furnished home, apartment, accessory dwelling or condominium for typically less than 30 consecutive days on a weekly or nightly basis. These rentals are advertised on third party sites such as Airbnb & Homeaway.
AT&T is proposing to place a cell tower and associated structure just off of Great Seneca Highway a bit north of Upshire Circle.
The proposal of mixed office, restaurant, commercial, service station, senior center/public uses, including residential units to be built in two phases.
The Applicant is requesting concept site plan approval for the construction of a new two-story 5,600 square foot office building.
The applicant is requesting sketch plan approval to allow up to 650,000 square feet of commercial/employment/industrial uses.
The redevelopment of an existing surface parking lot and retail strip into a six-story mixed-use building.
The applicant is requesting schematic development plan approval for the construction of a 310 unit senior living apartment building.
To help guide their decision making, Mayor & City Council held a Visioning Exercise in early 2019.
The applicant is requesting schematic development plan approval for a 42,335 square foot, 4-story office building with ground floor commercial.
With a combined total land area exceeding 100 acres, this privately-owned super regional mall has surplus land area for future development and existing retail spaces available for tenants of various sizes.
The Road Code defines the various types of roads found in the City and the minimum engineering design standards.
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”.
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
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.
The development of a City park to serve the Quince Orchard Park, Vistas, Kentlands and greater Gaithersburg communities.
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.
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.
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.
Installation of small cell facilities in residential and commercial areas to expand the capacity of wireless networks.
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.
Request for the approval of Sketch Plan Application for a ±12 acre tract of land within a larger existing developed shopping center.
Development of dwelling units including single-family detached, single-family attached, two-over-two condominiums, and a high-rise condominium tower.
The proposal of three infill commercial buildings and associated minor site changes in Kentlands Square Shopping Center.
The proposal of 106 residential units comprised of 26 single-family detached houses and 80 townhomes and a one acre park on ±14 acres.