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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 2.

What's new

  • Learn more about the Life Sciences Center (LSC) Loop Trail project.
  • Learn about how the "Wedges and Corridors" concept has worked in the Bethesda and Silver Spring CBD in this presentation from former 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 will hold a public hearing the the Montgomery Village Master Plan Public Hearing Draft on September 10, 2015, in the third floor hearing room of the Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD.

Upcoming events

  • Community Kick-off meeting for Rock Spring Master Plan, September 1, 2015. For more information, please click here.

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

Active master/sector plans

Ongoing projects

M-NCPPC Staff Contact

Holly Adams

*Some jurisdictions within Montgomery County—such as the cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg and some smaller taxing districts such as Poolesville—have independent planning and zoning authority over land within their boundaries. Contact those jurisdictions directly for information about properties within their borders.

Date of last update: August 11, 2015