Mission of the Montgomery County Planning Department

The Montgomery County Planning Department:

  • Plans great residential and commercial communities that are livable, walkable, accessible and sustainable.
  • Balances infrastructure and growth as the County population increases and unconstrained land for development decreases.
  • Stewards the County‚Äôs natural resources and¬† manage sustainable growth that:
    • Improves environmental quality by protecting waterways and the natural and built environment.
    • Preserves green space for current and future generations.
  • Offers holistic, well-researched planning recommendations and enable data-based planning decisions.


Last Updated: November 13, 2018