Our Divisions

The Planning Department acts as a catalyst for positive change in Prince George's County through the resources and activities of six divisions, operating under the leadership of the Planning Director.

Community Planning


  • Comprehensive Plans
  • Master Plans
  • Planning Assistance to Municipalities and Communities (PAMC) Program
  • Sectional Map Amendments
  • Special Projects that address Countywide Growth Management issues
  • Specialized Planning Studies

Countywide Planning


Development Review


  • Applications
  • Permit Review
  • Planning Information Services
  • Subdivision
  • Urban Design
  • Zoning

Information Management


  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Network and Technology Services
  • Data Systems

Office of the Planning Director


  • Facilities Management General Administration
  • General Plan Implementation
  • Legislative/Intergovernmental Coordination
  • Office Services
  • Personnel
  • Publications and Graphics
  • Strategy and Implementation
  • Finance