To plan for the brightest possible future for Montgomery County and its residents. Montgomery Planning’s recommendations ensure that communities are designed and equipped to keep pace with the way we live, work and play now and decades from now. The Planning Department creates great communities by developing master plans, reviewing applications for development and analyzing various types of information to help public officials plan for the future. The Department provides recommendations, information, analysis and services to the Montgomery County Planning Board, the County Council, the County Executive, government agencies and the public. For more information, visit www.montgomeryplanning.org.