Restoring or repairing the outside of a historic home or preserving the exterior of a historic structure? You could be eligible for a property tax credit. Rockville participates in the tax credit program for local structures designated as historic. The city is now accepting applications for work completed in calendar
Category: Development and Planning
The Mayor and Council have decided on a preferred concept for the future of the 131-acre RedGate Park from three initial concepts presented to them at their Monday, Feb. 7 work session. All three concepts prioritized nature-based amenities and passive recreation — activities such as connected trails for biking, hiking
The Mayor and Council amended the city’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit program in December in an effort to increase Rockville’s affordable housing supply. In 2019, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments passed a resolution to increase the region’s supply of affordable housing by 75,000 units by 2030. COG’s resolution was
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
City staff will host a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 to present preliminary concept plans for a project that seeks to make two Rockville Town Center thoroughfares friendlier to businesses, pedestrians and bicyclists. The Washington Street and East Middle Lane Road Diet Project creates bike lanes
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
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
Resilience and ingenuity marked Fiscal Year 2021 for Rockville businesses as the pandemic continued into a second year, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. reports in its annual report for FY 2021, which ended June 30.
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
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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