Melford Town Center
Developers of the large South Lake project on US 301, south of Central Avenue, have submitted two Detailed Site Plans to the City for review. The Bowie Advisory Planning Board will review the plans at a virtual public hearing on April 27. Read on...
- Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Encompass Health is planning to construct a 60-bed rehabilitation hospital near the intersection of Melford Boulevard and Marconi Way in Melford Town Center.
Proposal: Detailed Site Plan for a one-story/61,809 sq. ft., 60-bed physical therapy/rehabilitation center.
Location: 5081 Howerton Way, located at the intersection of Melford Boulevard and Marconi Way
Acreage/Zoning: 6.48 Acres/Zoned M-X-T (Mixed Use Transportation Oriented)
Review/Approval Process for Lots in Melford Village
- Conceptual Site Plan (completed 2015);
- Preliminary Plan of subdivision (completed 2017);
- Detailed Site Plans for individual building sites
In 2006, the overall Melford property was rezoned from E-I-A (Employment and Institutional Area) to M-X-T, via the Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment (SMA).
On April 21, 2014 the Bowie City Council voted to approve the Conceptual Site Plan for the Melford Village, with eight conditions, but determined that the residential component should be revised to include 1,000 senior multi-family units (which may include assisted living facility units), 1,000 non-senior multi-family units and 500 townhouse units. On March 23, 2015 the Prince George’s County Council, sitting as the District Council, approved #CSP-06002-01, with 25 conditions.
Most Recent Approvals
February 20, 2020 - Prince George’s County Planning Board APPROVAL of the Detailed Site Plan (#DSP-19052) for Melford Mansions.
July 1, 2019 - The Bowie City Council voted to recommend APPROVAL of the Detailed Site Plan for Melford Mansions.
July 1 ,2019 - The Bowie City Council voted to recommend APPROVAL of the Detailed Site Plan for Infrastructure.
Detailed Site Plan for Infrastructure for Townhouse Lots at Melford Town Center
June 4, 2018 - The Bowie City Council voted to recommend APPROVAL of the Detailed Site Plan for Infrastructure.
Documents/Videos Related to the Current Proposal
Encompass Health Council Staff Report dated October 15, 2020
Encompass Health BAPB Virtual Meeting Video Dated October 13,2020
Encompass Health BAPB Staff Report dated October 13, 2020
Encompass Health Virtual Stakeholders Meeting Video dated September 24, 2020
City Council Position Letter on Conceptual Site Plan dated April 22, 2014
City Council Position Letter on Preliminary Plan dated February 8, 2016
City Council Position Letter dated on DSP for Infrastructure dated June 5, 2018
Other Building Construction Activity at Melford
Courtyard Hotel (completed) – A Detailed Site Plan containing 235,289 square feet was approved in 2008 for three hotel buildings with 362 rooms. The proposal included a Courtyard, a Springhill Suites and a Residence Inn. Construction on the first hotel building, a Courtyard, was completed in 2019.
Thrive Assisted Living Facility – A four-story, 110,000 square foot, 140-unit assisted living facility was approved in 2016 (construction completed summer 2019).
Letter from Public Works re: Traffic Calming Improvements on Belair Drive
Melford Town Center History