Category: Development and Planning

Redesigned and Updated Development Watch Email Launches

The city recently updated and relaunched its Development Watch newsletter, a monthly email with details on projects and new residential, office, and commercial development in the City of Rockville. The email will include: a link to a GIS map showing the newly submitted projects; plans and other information; and upcoming

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Applications Being Accepted for Community Development Block Grants

The City of Rockville is now accepting applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the fall of Fiscal Year 2022. The CDBG program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals, and provides grants to housing

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Public Works and Planning Launch Customer Bill of Rights

Customers will now know exactly what to expect when they deal with Rockville’s departments of Planning and Development Services and Public Works under a new customer bill of rights. The bill of rights is based on a document from the City of San Diego’s Department of Development Services. The bill

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Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on the Draft Comprehensive Plan Update

Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold a virtual public hearing on Sept. 9 and 23 for the community to provide comments on the Planning Commission’s draft of the neighborhood-specific planning areas section of the comprehensive plan update. Details on how to pre-register for and participate in the public hearing are available online at www.rockvillemd.gov/Rockville2040.

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Mayor and Council Adopt the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Plan Amendment 

The Mayor and Council at their July 13 meeting, adopted the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment, one of the key opportunity areas identified in the 2018 Stonestreet Corridor Study. The plan amendment promotes a walkable, transit-oriented mix of residential and commercial development immediately across Park Road from the Rockville

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Planning Commission Reschedules Public Hearing Dates for Neighborhood-based Planning Areas Volume of Comprehensive Plan Draft

Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Sept. 9 and 23 for the community to provide comments in-person on the initial staff draft of the neighborhood-specific sections of the comprehensive plan update.  Written comments continue to be accepted leading up and just after the September hearings. Testimony can be submitted online. Planning staff is

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Planning Commission Reschedules 
Public Hearing Dates for Neighborhood-based Planning Areas Volume of Comprehensive Plan Draft

Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Sept. 9 and 23 for the community to provide comments in-person on the initial staff draft of the neighborhood-specific sections of the comprehensive plan update.  Written comments continue to be accepted leading up and just after the September hearings. Testimony can be submitted online. Planning staff is

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