The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing, Monday, July 15, on text amendments to the city’s zoning ordinance that govern accessory buildings — detached structures such as garages or sheds that are located in the rear yards of residential lots.

The Mayor and Council are considering more flexibility in the size of accessory buildings for single-family homes.

To testify, call 240-314-8280 by 4 p.m. the day of the hearing or by submitting testimony in writing to or City Clerk/Director of Council Operations, City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.