Staff Draft of the Bethesda Downtown Plan Released

May 19, 2015

On Friday, May 15, 2015, the Staff Draft of the Bethesda Downtown Plan was released.  The Bethesda Downtown Plan is an update to the 1994 Bethesda CBD Sector Plan and the 2006 Woodmont Triangle Amendment to the Sector Plan.  The Staff Draft contains recommendations related to zoning and land use of properties within the Plan area, as well as recommendations related to transportation, the environment, parks and open space, and urban design.  Staff will present the Staff Draft to the Planning Board on Thursday, May 21st, and a Planning Board public hearing is anticipated to be held in June. 

For more information about the Bethesda Downtown Plan, the schedule, and how you can participate effectively in this process, please feel free to contact one of the below attorneys in our Bethesda Land Use Practice Group:  

Todd Brown at or 301-961-5218

Bob Dalrymple at or 301-961-5208

Heather Dlhopolsky at or 301-961-5270

Stephen Elmendorf at or 301-961-5110

Erin Girard at or 301-961-5153

Nathan Greenbaum at or 301-961-5196

Stephen Kaufman at or 301-961-5156 

Barbara Sears at or 301-961-5157

Emily Vaias at or 301-961-5174

Scott Wallace at or 301-961-5124 



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