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Virtual Planning Board – Participation Guidelines  

NOTE: Signing up as a "Party of Record" does not entitle you to speak at the meeting. You must also sign up to speak here for that particular session.

  • All participants must have preregistered in advance by Wednesday 10 a.m. before the meeting at
  • All materials MUST be submitted by Wednesday 10 a.m. before the meeting via email to at the Planning Board Office.  
  • All participants should mute their phone when not speaking. Please do not place this call on hold.  
  • To eliminate audio feedback, only 1 (one) connected device (with sound) should be in a room at the same time.  
  • Anyone connecting through a computer (laptop or desktop) or a smartphone can connect through the link provided via email from the Planning Board Office. Users may be prompted to install GOTO Meeting software to participate in this process.  
  • To participate or listen from a landline, use the call-in number provided via email.  
  • To watch the Planning Board hearing streamed LIVE:  
  • If you wish to become a person of record you may sign-up at our online registration form.  

Testifying at  Public Hearings

Public-HearingThe Prince George's County Planning Board usually holds meetings on Thursdays at County Council Hearing Room of the County Administration Building,14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 to consider planning, zoning, and subdivision matters. However, because of the current COVID-19  pandemic, all sessions are currently being held online. Speaker registration for the Board's weekly meetings is available online five days prior to the day of the hearing. The Planning Board also schedules annual public forums on its budget and, either alone or jointly with the Prince George's County Council, periodically holds public hearings on various planning projects, including master plans and sectional map amendments, at locations around the county

For joint County Council-Planning Board hearings, you may sign-up online at until 3:00 p.m. on the day BEFORE the hearing. The schedule of upcoming public hearings is as follows: 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | 5:00 PM

The Prince George’s County Council, sitting as the District Council, and the Prince George’s County Planning Board of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing on the Proposed Minor Amendment to the 2014 Southern Green Line Station Area Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment—D-D-O-Zone.

To register to speak or submit comments or written testimony, please use the Council’s eComment portal at: Please note, that written testimony or comments will be accepted in electronic format, rather than by U.S. mail. For those unable to use the portal, comments/written correspondence may be emailed to: or faxed to 301-952-5178. Written comments may be submitted through the close of business on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, when the record of public hearing testimony will close.