Planning Commission

NOTICE:
As of June 1, 2021, the Montgomery County Planning Commission office is officially reopened to the public from the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Staff will be available to assist members of the general public who may want to explore 247 development files or our planning library or bring in plans for recording (plans accepted until 3:00 p.m.) or need other services. We still encourage the public to utilize our online resources or call the office number for any assistance that can be facilitated remotely. Some staff will still be working remotely, so an advance call may be more efficient to serving your needs. We thank everyone for their patience during the COVID-19 pandemic and look forward to seeing you again. If unvaccinated, we do ask visitors to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
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Our Services



The services we provide include professional planning assistance to our municipalities, municipal training, program management, project and plan development, informative publications, and other products.

Our services to the general public include demographic information, aerial photography, maps, and publications. Our focus is to serve our citizens by planning well-designed communities with revitalized downtowns, housing choices, efficient transportation systems, scenic open spaces, trails, vibrant employment centers, preserved farmland, and community facilities.
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    StalkTalk Spring 2021

    Check out the spring issue of StalkTalk, a newsletter focused on farmland preservation in Montgomery County. Read on...
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    June 30 Free Webinar: "Hot Topics: Emerging Challenges in Our Communities"

    Join us for this free webinar on current issues affecting or challenging our communities, including social equity, multifamily trends and impacts, commercial recovery and vacant storefronts, and climate change and sustainable housing. Read on...
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    2021 Montco 2040 Implementation Grants

    Twenty-three grants, totaling more than $2,500,000 across 23 municipalities in the county, have been awarded in the 2021 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Read on...
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    Planning Smarter Montco 2021

    Register for our Planning Smarter Montco 2021 courses and events! Read on...
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    Congratulations to our 2020 Montgomery Award winners!

    These winning projects represent the best in planning and design in Montgomery County. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Awards Montco 2040 Implementation Grants to 23 Projects

    The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that 23 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants in the 2021 cycle of the program. Read on...
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