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Planning & Research

in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties

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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates through two Planning Boards appointed by the county government in both Montgomery and Prince George's County.

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Planning and Research in Montgomery County

Planning Board

In Montgomery County, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates through a five-member Planning Board which has full and final authority to administer the Subdivision Ordinance, the site plan process, and the optional method development process in Montgomery County; and for planning, acquiring, developing, maintaining, and operating the County's extensive park system. The Planning Board holds meetings open to the public each Thursday in the M-NCPPC Building, 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 , to consider planning, zoning and subdivision matters. Click here to view agenda . Contact the Planning Board at 301-495-4605.

Land Use Planning

Land use planning is a coordinated approach to guide the development of land involving numerous Montgomery County Planning Department divisions.

Facts and Figures

The Montgomery County Research and Technology Center provides research and analysis services to Montgomery County's elected and appointed officials and their staffs. Many reports can be read on-screen. Downloaded or printed reports can be obtained from our Information Counter .

Publications

The Department of Park and Planning has a wide variety of information resources available to the general public. Many publications , from Master Plans to research on public policy issues, from demographic analysis to calendars of park activities are available on-line.


Planning and Research in Prince George's County

Planning Board

In Prince George's County, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates through a five-member Planning Board who serve overlapping four-year terms. The Planning Board holds meetings open to the public each Thursday in the County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive,Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, to consider planning, zoning and subdivision matters. Click here to view agenda. Contact the Planning Board at 301-952-3560.

Land Use Planning

Land use planning is a coordinated approach to guide the development of land involving all the Prince George's County Department Planning divisions, such as:

  • Community Planning Master Plans, Specialized Planning Studies, Sectional Map Amendment and the Planning Assistance to Municipalities and Communities (PAMC) Program,
  • Countywide Planning Environmental, Transportation, Historic Preservation and Public Facilities, and Research,
  • Development Review Permit Review, Subdivision, Urban Design Review, Zoning, and Planning Information Services, and
  • Information Management Data Systems, Network and Technology Services, and Geographic Information Systems(GIS).

Facts and Figures

The Prince George's County Research Section (Countywide Planning) provides research and analysis services to the general public. Many data reports can be read on-line or printed reports and property, aerial and topographic maps can be obtained from our Information Counter.

Publications

The Planning Department has a wide variety of information resources available to the general public. Many publications , from master plans to planning data and reports; site plans, planning documents, and other publications. are either available on-line or can be obtained from the Planning Information Services.