Master Plan

The Planning Commission has opened the 60-Day public comment and review of the Draft 2013 Comprehensive Master Plan

Flip-book of the Draft 2013 Comprehensive Master Plan:

60-Day Review Period: Friday, October 4, 2013 – Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the close of the Public Hearing

A Message from Planning Commission Chairman, Bill Butts

In order to better view the Draft 2013 Comprehensive Master Plan you may use the following methods:

1. Click on the Flip-Book of the Draft 2013 Comprehensive Master Plan shown above.

2. Click here for the Full PDF version of the Plan.

3. Scroll down this webpage to view the links leading to the eight (8) Chapters and thirteen (13) Maps specific to your interest.

4. For your convenience, a chart is provided at the bottom of the webpage to show the Rezoning Recommendations and Rezoning Rejections by the Planning Commission as presented in Chapter 4: Land Use.

If you have any questions please call Town Hall at (301) 829-1424. If you would like to submit comments regarding the Master Plan, please submit all comments in writing and drop-off or mail to the Town of Mount Airy (Town Hall), P.O. Box 50, 110 South Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771 or email MasterPlan2013@mountairymd.org. There will be a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 for verbal comments to the Planning Commission. All written and verbal comments will be reviewed by the Planning Commission.

To allow you the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the draft plan, we will be hosting a series of community forums. Members of the Planning Commission and Town Staff will be present to speak with you regarding each of the elements of the Draft Master Plan. These are staged in an “open house” style for you to come and go as you please.

 

 

Community Forum Schedule

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Location: Town Hall (110 South Main Street)

10:30am-12:30pm

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Fireman’s Activities Building

 6:30pm-9:00pm

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Town Hall 10:00am-3:00pm

Public Hearing – with Planning Commission

December 4, 2013

Fireman’s Activities Building

Doors open at 6:30pm, anyone wishing to enter official comment at the public hearing share register at the front entrance by 7:30p.m. The 60-day review period will close at the conclusion of the public hearing.

We look forward to receiving your comments and seeing you at the Community Forums!

Scroll down this webpage to view the links leading to the eight (8) Chapters and thirteen (13) Maps specific to your interest:

Cover Page

Acknowledgements

Draft 2013 – Table of Contents

Draft 2013 Master Plan Executive Summary

Draft 2013 – Chapter 1 – Town History and Current Regional Setting

Draft 2013 Map - Regionalism Policies

Draft 2013 – Chapter 2 – Master Plan Process Goals and Objectives

Draft 2013 – Chapter 3 – Natural Resources

Draft 2013 Topography

Draft 2013 - Natural Features

Draft 2013 - Water Resource Management Areas

Draft 2013 – Chapter 4 – Land Use and Zoning

Draft Map 2013 - Existing Land Use with Vacant Land

Draft Map 3013 - Vacant Land Inventory

Draft Map 2013 - Revised Zoning Map

Draft 2013 – Municipal Growth Element (MGE)

Draft Map 2013 – Water Service Area Map

Draft Map 2013 - Future Annexation Areas

Draft Map 2013 - Mount Airy Sewer Service Area Map

Draft 2013 – Chapter 5 – Transportation

Draft Map 2013-  Proposed Street System

Draft 2013 – Chapter 6 – Community Facilities and Public Services

Draft Map 2013 - Parks and Recreation 3 AFTER PAGE 101

Draft map 2013 - Existing Facilities ILITIES 2013 DRAFT AFTER PAGE 116

Draft 2013 – Chapter 7 – Community Design Guidelines

Draft 2013 – Chapter 8 – Implementation

 

 

To facilitate the continued orderly development of land within the Town of Mount Airy, the following rezoning recommendations are being made for this update of the comprehensive plan at a glance. Maps of the parcels are shown in Chapter Four: Land Use:

Description Parcel Address Acreage Existing Zoning Recommended Zoning
Holmes Property 0497 1401 Ridge Court RE – Residential Existing LC – Limited Commercial
Haddad Property 0496 1403 Ridge Court RE – Residential Existing LC – Limited Commercial
Chiropractic First 0494 603 E. Ridgeville Blvd. RE – Residential Existing LC – Limited Commercial
Mackenzie Kantruss Property 0499 604 E. Ridgeville Blvd. RE – Residential Existing NP – Neighborhood Professional
Haddad Property 0493 605 E. Ridgeville Blvd RE – Residential Existing NP – Neighborhood Professional
Raymond Law Center 1233 18 Park Avenue RE – Residential Existing NP – Neighborhood Professional
Baker Property 1412 207 Cross Street RE – Residential Existing DTZ – Downtown Zone
Henley Property 1413 203 Cross Street RE – Residential Existing DTZ – Downtown Zone
WWPK VII 0514 E/S of Ridge Avenue R2 – Low Density Residential R3 – Medium Density
Back Acre Circle (Portion) 0310 Back Acre Circle off of Century Dr. 1.93 of 50.84 R2 – Low Density Residential I – Industrial
Forman Property 1205 1 Baker Ave 0.234 CC – Community Commercial and  DTZ – Downtown Zone DTZ – Downtown Zone
Altomare Property 1206 7 Baker Ave 0.522 CC- Community Commercial and DTZ – Downtown Zone DTZ – Downtown Zone
Holt Property 1207 9 Baker Ave 0.607 RE – Residential Existing DTZ – Downtown Zone
Porter Property 1218 11 Baker Ave .50 RE – Residential Existing DTZ – Downtown Zone
Castle Center 1551 106 (6) Prospect Road 0.87 CC – Community Commercial DTZ – Downtown Zone
Brown Property (Castle) 1682 104 Prospect Road 1.05 CC –CommunityCommercial DTZ – DowntownZone
Brown Property 1550 104 Prospect Road 0.45 CC – Community Commercial*Noted in Draft Plan as RE-Residential Existing is incorrect DTZ – Downtown Zone
Cold Storage Property 1549 3 Hill Street 6.8 I – Industrial DTZ – Downtown Zone
Warthen Property 1546 103 Hill Street .32 I – Industrial DTZ – Downtown Zone
Palovich Property 1547 105 Hill Street .2815 I – Industrial DTZ – Downtown Zone
Kraft Farm Property 29 Buffalo Road 16.41 R2 – Low Density Residential CON – Conservation

Rezoning Requests rejected by Planning Commission:

Property Existing Zoning Requested Zoning
Beck Property R-7 (High Density Residential) CC (Community Commercial)
20 Park Avenue RE – Residential Existing DTZ (Downtown Zone)
1010 South Main Street RE (Residential Existing) CC (Community Commercial)
302 Watersville Road R3 (Medium Density Residential) CC (Community Commercial)
806 Park Avenue R-3 (Medium Density Residential) CC (Community Commercial)
302 Waterville Road – Hauptman Property R-2 (Low Density Residential) CC (Community Commercial)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other relevant Planning Documents to assist your review of the Master Plan:

Mount Airy Zoning Map

Design Guidelines Part 1 Rehabilitation Document

Design Guidelines Part 2 Construction Document

Carroll County Water Resources Element Document

2008 Mount Airy Town Survey

2011-2012 Mount Airy Survey Results

Official Public Comment on the Master Plan:

Lora Kandarian and Bill Ransohoff wished to have their comments held at Town Hall. If you request to read them please stop in to read, 110 South Main Street. Thank you.

MP Comment – Frederick County Government – Jim Gugel

MP Comment – Frederick County Government – Jim Gugel

MP Comment – Frank E. Potepan III and Robert A. Scranton

MP Comment – Emmett Full

MP Comment – Edward Paul Browne

MP Comment – Earl Henderson

MP Comment – Earl Henderson

MP Comment – Economic Development Commission

MP Comment – Donald and Martha Easton

MP Comment – David S. Thaler

MP Comment – David K. Bowersox

MP Comment – David Holt

MP Comment – Dave and Sheila Pyatt

MP Comment – Darwig and Helen Lawson

MP Comment – Christina Faatz

MP Comment – Carol Q. Eskin

MP Comment – Bruce N. Dean

MP Comment – B.J. Dixon

MP Comment – Alamedia Moxley

MP Comment – Helen Poe

MP Comment – Herman and Irene Baker

MP Comment – Irvin Martin, Jr.

MP Comment – John and Martina Hatley

MP Comment – Kathryn (Kay) Mullican

MP Comment – Judi Olinger

MP Comment – Jon Arnold

MP Comment – John E. Superson

MP Comment – John Atwell

MP Comment – Larry Hushour

MP Comment – Laverna White

MP Comment – Lynda Eisenberg

MP Comment – Mark Altomare

MP Comment – Maryland Department of Planning – Peter G. Conrad

MP Comment – Maryland Department of Planning – Melissa Appler

MP Comment – Maryland Department of Planning – Melissa Appler

MP Comment – Michael Berman

MP Comment – Michael Berman

MP Comment – Tracey Mcpherson

MP Comment – Timothy L. Rigler

MP Comment – Thaddeus and Stacey Stepek

MP Comment – Sylvia Menard

MP Comment – Susan Holt

MP Comment – Sonya Cecil

MP Comment – Seymour B. Stern

MP Comment – Scott White

MP Comment – Robert and Joan Robisch

MP Comment – Rita Myles

MP Comment – Rita Misra and Chris Spaur

MP Comment – Rita Misra and Chris Spaur

MP Comment – Richard R. Titus

MP Comment – Regina Rigler

MP Comment – Mike Riegel

MP Comment – Michael Still

MP Comment – Tracy Stull

MP Comment – Valerie Hodge

MP Comment – William W. Darby

MP Comment – William W. Darby

MP Comment – Michele Laliberte and Michael Stavish

MP Comment - Laliberte and Stavish - Doubs – River Walk

MP Comment – Laliberte and Stavish – Doubs