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Downcounty Planning

We create 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. Learn more.

The Planning Board meets weekly to review development application maps and other projects, and our planners are actively engaged in the community. Learn what planning initiatives are taking place in Downcounty Planning.

View all Downcounty master plans on the Communities page.


Montgomery County Planning Board briefed on Friendship Heights Urban Design Study Scope of Work

Board provided feedback on approach of study to focus on open spaces,…

Approved and Adopted Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan Released

Final sector plan approved by the County Council, outlines plan for growth…
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