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Road Code

The County Code – Chapter 49. Streets and Roads – governs the construction of public roads. The road standards used to provide greater detail for the construction of these roads are also included as CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS – REGULATIONS. These standards are applied according to the Rural, Suburban, and Urban designations that have been adopted by the County Council.

Road Code Areas

The County Council has identified each area of the County as urban, suburban, or rural for road code purposes:

A map of the road code areas is shown below. Detailed maps are provided of each of the 28 urban road code areas.

Map of the three road code designations - rural, suburban, and urban - throughout Montgomery County.
Road Code Overview Map Effective 5/20/2020

Road Code Bill

Bill 33-13 specifies maximum lane widths, curb radii, and target speeds on urban roads, define pedestrian improvements. Specific highlights of the bill include:

All Roads

Urban Roads