Category: Development and Planning

Amendment Passed to Implement FAST-er Planning and Development Services

Rockville’s Mayor and Council have unanimously approved an amendment that makes several changes to the city’s zoning code to improve customers’ experience with the Department of Planning and Development Services. The amendment implements improvements identified through the FAST initiative to make Rockville’s development review and permitting services “faster, accountable, smarter

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Should Parkland Be Required With New Development?

Input Meetings Will Gather Public Opinion The Mayor and Council will consider whether to require that public parkland be included as part of new development projects in the City of Rockville, and is seeking input from the community on the proposal. The city will host two virtual public input information

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Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino Population Grew Over Decade

Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of Rockville’s population of 61,209 identified as Hispanic/Latino. In 2020, 11,334

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Public Hearings to be Held on Two Potential City Developments

The Mayor and Council are scheduled to hold two virtual public hearings on development applications in the city during coming meetings. On Monday, Oct. 18, the Mayor and Council will invite comments on an application to transform 16160/16200 Frederick Road, the King Buick auto dealership, to allow for up to

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Census Shows Rockville’s Changing Population

The City of Rockville is now Maryland’s fourth most populous incorporated place – down from third a decade ago, according to results of the 2020 census released in August. According to the census, which is conducted every 10 years, on April 1, 2020, the population of the City of Rockville

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Mayor and Council Unanimously Adopt Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan

Sets Vision, Goals for City’s Future Rockville’s Mayor and Council unanimously adopted the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan update Monday evening, following a years-long process that involved hundreds of voices from the community, elected and appointed leaders and city staff, which helped shape the final document. Rockville’s comprehensive plan sets a

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Comp Plan Discussion Continues

Adoption Planned for Early August The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August.

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City of Rockville: Winter Weather Reminders

With winter weather on the way, Rockville is reminding the community about what to expect during snow events. This snow season, the city is again urging patience on the part of residents as operations and normal service times may be

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City Legend to Retire After 67 Years

After close to seven decades of service to the Rockville community, an iconic city employee and City Hall fixture is finally calling it quits. Elaine Crutchfield Hebron, affectionally known among staff and the local community as “Ms. Elaine,” retired in

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