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One of the most important ways the Montgomery County Planning Board implements the vision of the County's General Plan and master plans is by reviewing proposed development and deciding on subdivision requests. The Development Applications and Regulatory Coordination Division coordinates the timely review of proposed development projects. Planners review development applications for consistency with the adopted master plan as well as impact on the environment, quality of design, compatibility with neighboring uses and the availability of public facilities (water and sewer, transportation, schools). The Department may recommend that proposed projects dedicate land for roads, schools, parks, or recreation facilities. Department staff work with developers and neighbors and relevant state and county agencies to address issues of concern before sending applications to the Planning Board.
New! As part of the on-going effort to improve and streamline the Local Area Transportation Review and Transportation Policy Area Review (LATR & TPAR) Guidelines, M-NCPPC staff has developed a traffic study scoping form. The purpose of this form is to simplify and standardize the traffic analysis component of the Adequate Public Facilities (APF)/Local Area Transportation Review test.
For applications requiring a traffic study or exemption statement, please fill out the form and send it to the appropriate transportation planner for Area 1, 2, or 3, as noted below. The Area transportation planner will review the submitted Agreement Form and contact you to refine specific details of the traffic study scope, as needed.
Please begin using this form for all new traffic study/exemption statement scoping requests beginning Monday, March 16, 2015. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of the Montgomery County Planning Department’s Area Transportation Planners:
NOTE: We have updated our application documents. Please download application materials posted here to access the latest versions.
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Public development projects are submitted as mandatory referrals.
We encourage community participation in the development reviewing process. You have the opportunity to voice your concerns and opinions. Don’t miss your chance to have your say about what’s going on in your community. Learn how you can participate effectively in reviewing development applications.
Last updated: March 12, 2015