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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 applications and other projects, and our planners are actively engaged in the community. Learn what planning initiatives are taking place in Area 1.

What's new

  • The PlanWestbard Sector Plan is in full swing. Visit our website for more nformation on how to participate in the plan.
  • The Bethesda Downtown Plan is going on now. Visit our webiste to stay up to date with whats going on.
  • The Greater Lyttonsville Sector Plan update is underway. Check this website for upcoming events.
  • Learn about how the "Wedges and Corridors" concept has worked in the Bethesda and Silver Spring CBD in this presentation from Area 3 Chief John Carter.
  • Industrial Land Use Trends: Review the Industrial Land Use Trends study for Montgomery County (powerpoint and white paper.
  • The Planning Board approved the filing of the Sectional Map Amendment for the Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan on October 24, 2013.
  • The Long Branch Sector Plan is Approved.

Upcoming events

NOTE: Planning Board item dates and times are subject to change. Please check the relevant Planning Board agenda for final schedules.

Active community plans

Ongoing projects

M-NCPPC Staff Contact

Dominique Neam

Date of last update: July 16, 2014