montgomery planning

November 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 29 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 29, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and will work on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, among numerous other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Listening Tour: County Executive-elect Marc Elrich is holding a meeting with residents at Olney […]

Read more

February 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Police Station: The move to the new 2nd District Station will be complete and the station will be open to the public after 5 p.m. today. 2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting: County Executive Ike Leggett will answer questions submitted online today from 1 – […]

Read more

March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Program Provides Free Trees to Property Owners in 19 Urban Areas

The Montgomery County Planning Department is offering free trees to qualifying property owners in certain urban areas of Montgomery County. The Shades of Green program, which was launched in 2012 as a pilot program, is expanding to additional areas of the county with a high level of impervious surfaces. The goal of the program is […]

Read more

October 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Planning Celebrates The Best in Design (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Planning Department recently hosted its second annual Design Excellence Awards Ceremony. Bridget Schwiesow has more in this report. For more on the winners, visit here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

September 19, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Council President Briefing: Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen meets with the media today for the first time since the Council’s summer break. 2. Gaithersburg Meeting: The Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council members are meeting at City Hall tonight and on the […]

Read more

July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Planners Working to Educate Residents on New Short Term Residential Rentals Laws (VIDEO)

You may be familiar with online rental businesses such as Airbnb, Vacation Rentals by Owner (VRBO), or Flip Key. Now the Montgomery County Planning department, at the direction of the County Council, is crafting legislation to regulate short-term residential rentals. First, planners want to get your feedback. Here’s a look at one of the planning […]

Read more

June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 6, in Montgomery County: 1. Commencement ceremonies: It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Blake, Kennedy, Poolesville and Sherwood high schools. 2. Vote: It’s Election Day in the town of Kensington. 3. Making a difference: The Neediest Kids Golf Tournament takes place today at TPC […]

Read more

March 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Elrich on Westbard Plan: “It Is Probably One of the Worst Planning Decisions Ever Made” (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia caught up with Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich at a recent Town Hall meeting in Clarksburg. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember Elrich talks about why he thinks the current proposed Westbard Sector Plan is not a viable option.

Read more

February 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Online Map Highlights African-American Historic Sites in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

As part of Montgomery County’s celebration of Black History month, local leaders have unveiled an online map to highlight African-American historic sites across the county. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. The online map may be found here:

Read more

February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter