The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Quick Contacts

Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
Customer Service Help Desk

email: help4smartlink
301-699-CALL (2255)
Office of Park Permits Facilities and Fees

Montgomery County Department of Parks
email: MCP-parks

Park Information and Customer Service
(301) 495-2595
email: MCP-Parks
Park Permit
(301) 495-2525
email: parkpermits
Prince George's County Department of Planning
Zoning, master plans, property information, development plans and publications

Montgomery County Planning Department
Zoning, master plans, property information, development plans and publications

Office of the Executive Director/Human Resources and Management

Office of the General Counsel / Legal Department

Office of the Secretary-Treasurer/Finance Department

Office of Internal Audit

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Merit System Board

Holiday Trains and Planes

Holiday Trains and Planes
From December 13-20, miniature trains, villages, tunnels & depots spark the imagination and bring history to life at College Park Aviation Museum. FREE with museum admission.

House in Mount Rainier

ACP and ACOZ for the City of Mount Rainier
An architectural survey of the single-family neighborhoods in the City of Mount Rainier which started on December 1 will end on December 22, 2014. See the attached flyer for more information. Read more»

Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights Cancelled for 2014
Brookside Gardens’ entrance and parking areas will not be ready or safe for visitor use by the time the Garden of Lights event would normally be held. Although the light show is cancelled, there is still plenty to see and do in Montgomery Parks. Visit for more information.

28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights

28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights
Enjoy your holidays with a tour of Watkins Regional Park’s spectacular drive-through displays featuring more than a million twinkling lights! The Festival of Lights will be open nightly beginning Nov. 28 through Jan. 1, from 5-9:30 pm! Don’t forget to bring canned goods for donation to area food banks and shelters.

Montgomery County Map

Park Improvements Begin at Woodlawn Park
M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks has begun construction work on the Stone Barn and Carriage House at Woodlawn Park. Construction is expected to last through the spring of 2015. The grounds around Woodlawn Manor House, gazebo garden, event tent and Underground Railroad Experience Trail will remain open during construction. Visitors are urged to use caution near construction areas. Click here for additional information or call 301-495-2595.

Primary HealthCare Strategic Plan

Prince George's County Primary Healthcare Strategic Plan
New healthcare recommendations from a series of local community meetings held this spring to gather input for the Prince's County Primary Healthcare Strategic Plan are now available on-line for viewing/download. Read more»


Online Vendor Registration
The Supplier Portal facilitates the exchange of information between a buying organization and its suppliers. Register Today...

Purple LIne

Purple Line
Design is currently underway for the Purple Line, a proposed 16-mile light rail line with 21 stations, which will run from Bethesda to New Carrollton and provide direct connections to Metrorail, local and inter-city bus, the MARC train and Amtrak. An east-west route connector for Montgomery and Prince George's counties, the Purple Line has been under study since 1992. Read more»

Stay Informed About Development

Stay in the know about development
Want to stay informed about planning and development in Montgomery County? Ensure your local organization is registered accurately using our easy tool.

Watch us on Montgomery Plans

Watch us on Montgomery Plans
The latest episode of Montgomery Plans spotlights the county's new Commercial Residential Zone, which is expected to transform strategic areas. Also featured: a tour of Lyttonsville, a new tool that maps the county’s tree canopy and the latest big decisions of the Planning Board.

Show Us the Parks that Matter to You!
Parks Matter to a lot of us for a lot of different reasons. We'd love to know what parks or park facilities matter most to you! Here's how to get involved: click here and follow the three easy steps. We'll show off your photos online and send you a "Parks Matter" button and complimentary "Come Play in the Parks" pass. Click here to participate. »

Park Police Seal

Learn how Park Police are keeping your parks safe
M-NCPPC has just launched “Park Safe,” a new crime statistics application for From now on, users can have access to park crime data throughout Prince George’s County. Check out this cool new feature today! Simply select a time frame and then a specific park, area or zip code to obtain the information. More »

Zoning Montgomery County Project