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The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, aims to improve quality of life by conserving and enhancing the natural and built environment for current and future generations. 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 Montgomery County’s future. The Department comprises 150 staff members and provides recommendations, information, analysis and services to the Montgomery County Planning Board, the County Council, the County Executive, other government agencies and the public.

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Montgomery Planning Board schedules March 14 public hearing for the Great Seneca Plan: Connecting Life and Science

Community members encouraged to sign up to testify on draft plan focusing…

Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan Study scope of work to be presented to Montgomery County Planning Board on February 8

Study to assess the 2009 Germantown Employment Area Sector Plan and chart…

Montgomery County Planning Board and Planning Department announce February 2024 Calendar of Events

Wheaton, Md. – The Montgomery County Planning Board and the Montgomery County Planning Department, both part…

Montgomery Planning Board Chair issues statement regarding agreement with former Planning Director Gwen Wright

WHEATON, Md. – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has amicably…

Montgomery County Planning Board and Planning Department announce January 2024 Calendar of Events

Wheaton, Md. – The Montgomery County Planning Board and Montgomery County Planning Department, both part of The…
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