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Posted on: December 3, 2019

CTP Grants

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The Montgomery County Commissioners recently announced that six projects across the county will receive a combined total of just over $1 million in Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for 2019. This is the second round of grants for this progr...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Updated Inventories Available

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Below is a list and brief description of each of the available updated inventories. Links to the full inventory reports as well as corresponding detailed information in the Montco Planning Data Portal are available listed below:

  • Age-Restricted Housing (Rep...
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Planning
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Planning Perspectives

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Check out our latest issue of Planning Perspectives. This issue includes the 2019 County Transportation Program grant recipients; the county’s new Complete Streets policy and health policy; new publications; the award for Bike Montco; the introd...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Montco Announces Complete Streets and Health Policies

Complete Streets

One of the two new policies is the Complete Streets Policy, developed by MCPC and partners, which applies to county-owned roads, bridges, and facilities and calls for MCPC to advocate for a Complete Streets design approach when working with partner agenci...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

New Publication

Funding Opportunities for Stormwater

MCPC’s recently created report, Funding Opportunities for Stormwater Management, lists dozens of funding opportunities by program, eligible region, eligible applicants, and award amounts.

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Planning
Posted on: September 11, 2019

"Town Center News"

Concert at Providence Town Center

The latest issue of Town Center News revolves around the theme of music. It highlights how musical events, such as community concerts and festivals, bring people to our towns and county. It also focuses on how Montgomery County is a home to a unique music...

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Planning
Posted on: August 9, 2019

New study available

Sunrise Mill

The Sunrise Trail & Swamp Creek Greenway Feasibility Study was funded through a DCNR grant. Sunrise Trail is identified in the county’s comprehensive plan, Montco2040: A Shared Vision, as part of the planned countywide trail system. The study area str...

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Planning
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Newest Reports on Housing Units Built and Nonresidential Construction in Montco

Housing Units Dashboard

The reports contain the latest data (2018). The number of housing units built in 2018 was the highest amount produced since 2007 while nonresidential construction in the county produced over 1 million square feet. Both reports and new online dashboards, w...

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Planning
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Latest Report on Median Prices for Housing (2018)

Chart showing median prices for housing 2009-2018

The report provides a strong indication that the housing market in the county has moved beyond recovery and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007. It shows that the overall median sales price of $295,000 reflecte...

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Planning
Posted on: March 15, 2019

2018 MCPC Annual Report

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The 2018 MCPC Annual Report highlights many of our achievements over the past year and how they were accomplished through successful planning processes, partnerships, and public engagement. The report gives an overview of successful implementation activit...

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