Types of Plans Within Prince George’s County

Master Plan – A comprehensive plan for the physical development for one or more planning areas, showing in detail such planning features as the type, density, and intensity of land uses; pedestrian, bicyclist, transit, and traffic features; public facilities (parking structures, public open space, public safety, community service provisions, and the like); and relationship between these elements within the master plan area and, where appropriate, to other areas. The master plan may include maps, graphics, text, and other descriptive matter. The term “Master Plan” also includes sector plans, which focus on planning issues for a portion of one or more planning areas.

Functional Master Plan – The current approved plan for one of the various elements of the General Plan, such as transportation, schools, libraries, hospitals, health centers, parks and other open spaces, police stations, fire stations, utilities, or historic preservation.

Transit District Development Plan – A plan that guides comprehensive planning and zoning for properties and communities in proximity to a transit station and which have been placed within the Prince George’s County transit district overlay zone.

Mixed-Use Town Center Development Plan – A plan that guides comprehensive planning and zoning for properties and communities in an area classified in the county’s Mixed-Use Town Center (M-U-T-C) Zone.

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