Terms of use and privacy policy

Terms of use

Guidelines for Commenting

We welcome all comments and viewpoints, however comments that use vulgar or abusive language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms on the basis of gender, race, class, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability will be removed. Comments that are off-topic or promote a commercial product will also be removed. To protect your own privacy and the privacy of others, please do not include personally identifiable information, such as name, Social Security number, addresses, phone numbers or e-mail addresses in the body of your comment.

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Privacy Statement

Why we collect information

We collect information to respond to your requests, provide you with services or information, and to serve you better.

What we collect

Names, email, addresses and correspondence to the Planning Department may be subject to release under the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA).

To file an MPIA request, contact Mark Pfefferle (Mark.Pfefferle@montgomeryplanning.org), the Planning Department’s MPIA representative. Include “MPIA request” in the title of the email and a detailed list of the information you would like to receive.

To learn more, consult the frequently asked questions from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

To see our complete privacy statement, visit M-NCPPC Privacy Policy.

If you have questions, please contact us.


Last Updated: January 7, 2021