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The Planning Departmentís Research and Special Projects Division (RSP) is coordinating with the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) to conduct an 18-24 month study of rental housing in the County that will assess how we can best meet the needs of residents across the income spectrum. Learn more.
The Bicycle Master Plan is revving up to officially launch on July 1, 2015 but work is happening now on planning for the Corridor Cities Transitway station areas. Get involved and stay connected!
Find out how the Planning Department is making tracking your development projects more user-friendly with the Dev Finder tool and Real Time Tracker app.
Find out the latest with PlanWestbard. Get involved, stay connected!
Get involved with the Montgomery Village Master Plan. Learn more and connect! #MVP
View the approved and adopted White Oak Science Gateway Plan. Learn more.
Find out the latest on the Greater Lyttonsville Sector Plan ... get connected and get involved.
Find out about the latest updates with the Bethesda Downtown Plan. Give feedback and get involved with the future of Bethesda.
The Montgomery County Council recently approved the Sandy Spring Rural Village Plan. Learn more about the plan.
Find out about the Aspen Hill Minor Master Plan Amendment happening now. Learn more
The new Zoning Ordinance is here! Find out everything you need to know about this up-to-date, user-friendly code!
The Planning Board approved the Planning Board Draft Plan Amendment (pdf, 8.2 MB) on Dec. 5. The plan has been sent to the County Executive and County Council for review. Find out more about the Planning Board worksessions that preceded approval of the plan.
The Planning Department issued the July 2013 Biennial Master Plan Monitoring Report, approved by the Montgomery County Planning Board, which assesses progress on implementing the White Flint Sector Plan, the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan, and the Shady Grove Sector Plan. Read
Public art, which helps build community, foster economic development and create a sense of place is an option in our development review process in downtown areas and transit-area zones. View our new Public Art Guidelines.
To increase urban tree canopy cover which helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, heat island effect, and improve air quality, MNCPPC started a Shades of Green program. We offer residents and business owners in Montgomery County’s urban districts Free Trees and their planting. Find out if your property lies within one of these urban districts and register for your free tree.
Want to stay informed about planning and development in Montgomery County? Ensure your local organization is registered accurately using our easy HOA/CA tools.
To stay abreast of Montgomery County development activity, visit our online Development Finder to learn details about building applications to be considered by the Planning Board.
Do you have a forest conservation easement on or near your property? Easements protect forests on private land by limiting certain activities, part of the Planning Board's emphasis on forest conservation. Now you can locate areas under easement using our online map.
The latest episode of Montgomery Plans spotlights our Zoning Code Rewrite, greening the down-county with free trees, a tour of Germantown Town Center three years after the master plan took effect and the latest big decisions of the Planning Board.