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The Park Rules and Regulations Are Being Revised.
RSVP.  Your Comments Are Welcome.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is preparing to revise its Park Rules and Regulations.  Under Maryland Law, the Park Rules and Regulations determine how the Commission’s park and recreation system in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County work.

Topic covered by the Rules and Regulations include:

  • Commercial activities in parks
  • Where smoking is prohibited
  • Unpermitted regular use of athletic fields
  • Hours of operation for trails

To review the Discussion Draft in English: [Discussion Draft of May 25, 2016 pdf]
To review the Discussion Draft in Spanish [Discussion Draft of May 25, 2016 pdf]
To review the Alternative Policies under Consideration: [Proposed Policy Alternative of May 25, 2016]
To read a staff memo about the Discussion Draft:     [Memo of May 26, 2016] | [Exhibits to Memo]

To to see the current Park Rules and Regulations:

Schedule: A public meeting about the proposed changes will take place at 7 p.m. on July 7 at: 

Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
7120 Contee Road
Laurel, Maryland 20707

The public may provide comments and questions at the meeting, or via email at, or by mail to:

c/o Rules and Regulations Review Committee
6611 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 200
Riverdale, MD 20737

The public input period will end at 5 p.m. on August 1, 2016.  Public input will be considered before the Commission enacts new rules and regulations.

For more information: Call Sheronda Rose, Paralegal/Legislative Assistant, (301) 454-1670.
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