Female Facility Upgrade (P450305)

  • Category: Public: Safety

  • Sub Category: Fire/Rescue Service

  • Administering Agency: General Services (AAGE29)

  • Planning Area: Countywide

  • Date Last Modified: 1/6/14

  • Required Adequate Public Facility: No

  • Relocation Impact: None

  • Status: Planning Stage




This project provides for the design and construction of locker, shower and rest rooms for selected fire stations to accommodate the use of these facilities for both male and female staff. Cabin John Station #30 and Gaithersburg Station # 8 will be upgraded during FY15 & FY16 respectively. Kensington Station #21 and Cabin John Station #10 have been completed.

Cost Change

Increase due to the addition of Gaithersburg Station #8.


Female facilities are needed at fire stations due to the increase of female personnel in fire rescue operations. Related plans include a study by Peck, Peck & Associates, May, 2002.

Fiscal Note

Debt service for this project will be financed with Consolidated Fire Tax District Funds.


A pedestrian impact analysis has been completed for this project.


Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, Local Volunteer Fire and Rescue Departments, Department of General Services, Department of Permitting Services.