Preview the New Zoning Standards


A series of Community Learning Sessions will be held on October 27, 28, and 29 

The Prince George’s County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) invites you to preview draft Module One of the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. The County’s consultant team, Clarion Associates, will present an overview of their recommended comprehensive replacement of the current Zoning Ordinance’s zones and use categories. The sessions will be held in the Northern, Central, and Southern regions of the County on the following days and locations from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015                           

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Southern Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD 20785

Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
7120 Contee Road, Laurel, MD 20707

The Community Learning Sessions will feature Clarion Associates highlighting key changes such as updated names and modern standards for a number of the County’s zones, zone district consolidations, new commercial and mixed-use zones that will provide the County stronger ways to implement community plans, and new use tables. This is the first step in drafting a 21st Century Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations for Prince George’s County. Copies of draft Module One will be available on the web at, and on OpenComment at for public input. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Prince George’s Zoning Rewrite will update the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations to make development regulations easier to understand, more user-friendly, and supportive of the type of quality development that encourages economic growth for the County. The project will also implement the newly adopted Plan Prince George’s 2035 General Plan, which establishes the vision for how the County hopes to grow.