Map & directions

The Planning Department, Planning Board meetings and the Chair’s office are located at:

8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

map to planning headquarters


Planning headquarters entrance map


 

Driving directions

From the Capital Beltway 

  • Take Exit 31B, Georgia Avenue south to Silver Spring.
  • Follow Georgia Avenue for about one mile to the traffic light at Spring Street.
  • Turn left onto Spring Street and follow the curve to the Cameron Street Garage on the right.
  • Turn right and proceed across the outdoor parking lot to spaces in front of the building.

From NW Washington, DC

  • Take 16th Street north to Silver Spring.
  • Turn right onto Spring Street (one block after East-West Highway).
  • Follow Spring Street across Georgia Avenue to the Cameron Street Garage on the right.
  • There is public parking available at the Cameron Street Garage.
  • There is limited metered parking near the Planning headquarters building
  • NOTE: After 7:00 p.m., parking is free in the employee parking spaces.

 

Walking directions

From the Silver Spring Metro Station

  • Walk one block on Second Avenue to Cameron Street.
  • Turn right, walk two blocks to Georgia Avenue.
  • Cross Georgia Avenue.
  • Turn left and walk one long block to 8787 Georgia Avenue, just beyond the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel.
  • The public entrance to the building faces the parking lot, and is adjacent to Royce Hanson Park.

 

Bus Routes

These bus routes stop at the Montgomery County Planning Department:

For more information on bus routes, please go to http://www.wmata.com.
 

Bicycle

There is a Capital Bikeshare station located at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Spring Street. Learn more.
 

Accessibility

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) encourages the involvement and participation of all individuals in the community, including those with disabilities, in the planning and review processes. In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), M-NCPPC will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities in its services, programs or activities. M-NCPCC works to make its facilities and materials accessible and to hold public meetings in locations that are, likewise, accessible. M-NCPPC will generally provide, upon request, appropriate aids and services and make reasonable modifications to policies and programs for persons with disabilities (e.g. large print materials, listening devices, sign language interpretation, etc.). For assistance with such requests, please contact the M-NCPPC Montgomery County Commissioners Office at least a week in advance at (301) 495-4605 or at mcp-chair@mncppc-mc.org. Maryland residents can also use the free Maryland Relay Service for assistance with calls to or from hearing or speech-impaired persons; for information, go to www.mdrelay.org or call (866) 269-9006. Residents may also call the TTY number, (301) 495-1331, for assistance.

 

Last Updated: November 5, 2019