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This document contains text and maps of the approved transit district development plan (TDDP) and ransit district overlay zoning map amendment for the New Carrollton Metro Station and vicinity. This plan contains an amended TDDP and transit district overlay zone (TDOZ) which together replace the 1989 Approved New Carrollton Transit District Development Plan. The plan also amends the 2002 Prince George’s County Approved General Plan, the 1994 Bladensburg-New Carrollton and Vicinity Approved Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment, and the 1993 Landover and Vicinity Approved Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment.

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  • Abstract

    Title: ApprovedNewCarrolltonTransitDistrictDevelopmentPlanandTransitDistrictOverlayZoningMapAmendment

    Author: TheMaryland-NationalCapitalParkandPlanningCommissionPrinceGeorgesCountyPlanningDepartment

    Subject: AmendedTransitDistrictDevelopmentPlanandTransitDistrictOverlayZonefortheNewCarrolltonMetroArea

    Date: May2010

    SourceofCopies: TheMaryland-NationalCapitalParkandPlanningCommissionPrinceGeorgesCountyPlanningDepartment14741GovernorOdenBowieDriveUpperMarlboro,MD

    SeriesNumber: 2107092306

    NumberofPages: 203

    Abstract: Thisdocumentcontainstextandmapsoftheapprovedtransitdistrictdevelopmentplan(TDDP)andtransitdistrictoverlayzoningmapamendmentfortheNewCarrolltonMetroStationandvicinity.ThisplancontainsanamendedTDDPandtransitdistrictoverlayzone(TDOZ)whichtogetherreplacethe1989Approved New Carrollton Transit District Development Plan.Theplanalsoamendsthe2002Prince Georges County Approved General Plan,the1994Bladensburg-New Carrollton and Vicinity Approved Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment,andthe1993Landover and Vicinity Approved Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment.

    DevelopedbyM-NCPPCwiththeassistanceofthecommunity,theNewCarrolltonTDDPcontainsacomprehensivedevelopmentvision,developmentreviewprocessrequirements,andform-baseddevelopmentstandardsandguidelines.ItcontrolsandguidestheuseanddevelopmentofalllandwithintheNewCarrolltonTDOZfromtheinitialsubmittalofplanstotheissuanceofpermits.Together,theTDDPandTDOZareintendedtofostertransit-orienteddevelopmentthatincreasestheuseofpublictransit,maximizesreturnoninvestmentintransitfacilitiesandservices,encouragesappropriatedevelopmentneartransitstationswithcoordinatedurbandesignelements,andincreaseslocaltaxrevenue.

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    The MarylandNational Capital Park and Planning Commission Royce Hanson, Chairman

    Samuel J. Parker, Jr., AICP, Vice Chairman

    Officers PatriciaColihanBarney,ExecutiveDirectorAlWarfield,ActingSecretary-TreasurerAdrianR.Gardner,GeneralCounsel

    TheMaryland-NationalCapitalParkandPlanningCommissionisabicountyagency,createdbytheGeneralAssemblyofMarylandin1927.TheCommissionsgeographicauthorityextendstothegreatmajorityofMontgomeryandPrinceGeorgesCounties:theMaryland-WashingtonRegionalDistrict(M-NCPPCplanningjurisdiction)comprises1,001squaremiles,whiletheMetropolitanDistrict(parks)comprises919squaremiles,inthetwocounties.

    TheCommissionhasthreemajorfunctions:

    WThepreparation,adoption,and,fromtimetotime,amendmentorextensionoftheGeneralPlanforthephysicaldevelopmentoftheMaryland-WashingtonRegionalDistrict;

    WTheacquisition,development,operation,andmaintenanceofapublicparksystem;and

    W InPrinceGeorgesCountyonly,theoperationoftheentirecountypublicrecreationprogram.

    TheCommissionoperatesineachcountythroughaPlanningBoardappointedbyandresponsibletothecountygovernment.Alllocalplans,recommendationsonzoningamendments,administrationofsubdivisionregulations,andgeneraladministrationofparksareresponsibilitiesofthePlanningBoards.

    ThePrinceGeorgesCountyDepartmentofPlanning(M-NCPPC):

    W Ourmissionistohelppreserve,protectandmanagethecountysresourcesbyprovidingthehighestqualityplanningservicesandgrowthmanagementguidanceandbyfacilitatingeffectiveintergovernmentalandcitizeninvolvementthrougheducationandtechnicalassistance.

    W Ourvisionistobeamodelplanningdepartmentofresponsiveandrespectedstaffwhoprovidesuperiorplanningandtechnicalservicesandworkcooperativelywithdecision-makers,citizensandotheragenciestocontinuouslyimprovedevelopmentqualityandtheenvironmentandactasacatalystforpositivechange.

    Prince Georges County Planning Board Montgomery County Planning Board SamuelJ.Parker,Jr.,Chairman RoyceHanson,ChairmanSylvesterJ.Vaughns,Vice Chairman JohnM.Robinson,Vice ChairmanSarahCavitt JosephAlfandreJesseClark JeanB.CryorJohnH.Squire AmyPresley

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    Prince Georges CountyJack B. Johnson, County Executive

    County CouncilTheCountyCouncilhasthreemainresponsibilitiesintheplanningprocess:(1)settingpolicy,(2)planapproval,and(3)planimplementation.Applicablepoliciesareincorporatedintoareaplans,functionalplans,andthegeneralplan.TheCouncil,afterholdingahearingontheplanadoptedbythePlanningBoard,mayapprovetheplanasadopted,approvetheplanwithamendmentsbasedonthepublicrecord,ordisapprovetheplanandreturnittothePlanningBoardforrevision.ImplementationisprimarilythroughadoptionoftheannualCapitalImprovementProgram,theannualBudget,thewaterandsewerplan,andadoptionofzoningmapamendments.

    Council MembersThomasE.Dernoga,1st District, Council Vice ChairWillCampos,2nd DistrictEricOlson,3rd DistrictIngridM.Turner,4th DistrictAndreaHarrison,5th DistrictSamuelH.Dean,6th District CamilleExum,7th DistrictTonyKnotts,8th District MarilynnBland,9th District, Council Chairperson

    Clerk of the CouncilRedisC.Floyd

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    CoNTeNTsPlan

    Foreword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ixPlan Highlights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi TheVision. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi PlanFramework. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi TheNeighborhoods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi AMultimodalTransportationSystem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xii SustainableandAccessibleEnvironmentalInfrastructure. . . . . . . . . . . .xii UrbanDesign. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xii OtherKeyZoningandImplementationRecommendations . . . . . . . . . xiii

    Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Purpose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Background. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Location. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 DemographicProfile. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 DevelopmentPattern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 DevelopmentPotential. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 PlanningProcess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 PreliminaryPlanning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 PublicOutreachStrategy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 MeetingSummaries..........................................8 Stakeholders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 RelationshiptotheUnderlyingZones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 RelationshiptothePrinceGeorgesCountyZoningOrdinance. . . . . . . . . . . .9 RelationshiptoOtherPlans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 1992MarylandEconomicGrowth,ResourceProtectionand PlanningAct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 1997SmartGrowthandNeighborhoodConservationAct. . . . . . . . . . .10 2007StormwaterManagementAct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 2009SmartandSustainableGrowthAct. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 2002GeneralPlan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Bladensburg-NewCarrolltonandVicinityMasterPlan(1994) andtheLandoverandVicinityMasterPlan(1993). . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 TransportationDemandManagement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 AmendmentProcedures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

    Vision of Transit-Oriented Development. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 VisionStatement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 PlanElements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 SummaryDescription. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 NeighborhoodsElement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 TransportationSystemsElement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 EnvironmentalInfrastructureElement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 UrbanDesignElement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43

  • vTransit District Development Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 AdministrationandApplicability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 NewCarrolltonTDDPComponents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 SubmittalRequirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 ApplicabilityofSitePlanRequirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 ResponsibilityforRequiredImprovements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61 PermittedandProhibitedUseswithintheNewCarrollton TransitDistrictOverlayZone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 TransitDistrictOverlayZoningMapAmendment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 PublicLandPolicy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 ZoningInPublicRi