Takoma Junction Documents, FAQs & Correspondence
The Takoma Junction City-owned parking lot is slated for redevelopment. Following a lengthy solicitation and evaluation process, the City Council selected Neighborhood Development Company (NDC) for the project. The associated documents, FAQs and correspondence are available here.
- Resolution Authorizing Submission of Site Plan, July 25, 2018
- First Amendment of Ground Lease, June 2018
- Development Agreement with Ground Lease, July 2016
- Ground Lease, July 2016
- Request for Proposals, January 2014
Site Plan Information
- Combined Site Plan, April 4, 2018
- Site Plan on Topographical Map with Plat, May 23, 2018
- Building Design and Placement, April 11, 2018
- Public Space and Sustainability, April 18, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions
In response to community discussion and questions, the following documents have been prepared.
It is important to keep in mind that as the project progresses information reflected in these FAQs may change or become outdated.
- Fact Sheet on Stormwater Permit Process and Tree Removal & Tree Protection Permit (April 9, 2021) — UPDATED
- Information Sheet: Stormwater Permit Process (March 29, 2019)
- Responses to Neighborhood Questions (January 17, 2019)
- Information Sheet: Deliveries and Layby with spreadsheet (June 29, 2018)
- Information Sheet: Impact of the Reconfiguration of Takoma Junction Intersection (June 06, 2018)
- Information Sheet: The Development Review Process (May 11, 2018)
- FAQ: Public Space and Use (May 23, 2018)
- FAQ: Public Benefits and Financial Information (April 5, 2018)
- FAQ: On Site Parking (February 6, 2018)
- FAQ: Sustainability (October 23, 2017)
- FAQ: Concept Plan (Updated October 10, 2017)
- FAQ: Development Agreement & Ground Lease (July 18, 2016)
Communications Regarding Proposed Layby Design
September 2018: The Mayor received a letter from Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administrator, Greg Slater, which states that SHA “is committed to working with the City to develop a vision for Takoma Junction.”
July 26, 2018: The City Manager notified NDC that their request to update the development schedule had been conditionally approved.
NDC submitted a letter to the City Council on July 25, 2018, thanking them for their efforts to refine and improve the Draft Site Plan.
The TPSS Board submitted a letter to the City Council on June 26, 2018 requesting a delay in consideration of the Draft Site Plan until mediation between TPSS and NDC was completed.
NDC submitted a letter to the City Council on June 20, 2018, outlining the changes they’ve made in the project in response to feedback from Council and the community.
The City Manager sent a letter to the TPSS Co-op on June 8, 2018 notifying them of the termination of their Land License Agreement effective August 31, 2018.
NDC submitted a letter to the City Council on June 5, 2018 in support of the Council’s focus on addressing racial equity.
The City Manager submitted a request on May 7, 2018 for additional time for the City Council to review the Draft Site Plan.
The City Manager notified NDC on March 2, 2018 that their request to update the development schedule and clarifying the roles of staff and City Council had been conditionally approved.
NDC submitted a letter to the City Council on October 17, 2017 in response to public comments regarding the concept plan.
The City Manager sent a letter to the TPSS Co-op on October 18, 2017 requesting information about how the Co-op will be addressing the issues it has raised during the discussion of the planned development.
Co-op General Manager sent a letter on October 25, 2017 in response to some of the questions raised by the City Manager.