Category: Development and Planning

Mayor and Council Provide Feedback on Town Center Recommendations

The Mayor and Council in November discussed, supported and provided direction on several recommendations delivered in a report from an expert panel from the Urban Land Institute on ways to strengthen the vitality of Rockville’s Town Center. The report, which was discussed at the Nov. 25 Mayor and Council work

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Planning Commission Begins Work on Second Half of Comprehensive Plan Draft

Document Will Set Vision, Goals for Planning Areas, Neighborhoods Rockville’s Planning Commission has begun its review of neighborhood-specific sections of the comprehensive plan. This work will guide neighborhood, or planning area, policies and projects throughout the next two decades. The second component of the City of Rockville’s Comprehensive Plan update,

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Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Stonestreet Amendment

The City of Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday, Jan. 8 to hear testimony on the public hearing draft of the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment. The Planning Commission’s meeting begins at 7 p.m. Testimony on the draft may be provided

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Small-cell Antenna Installations Begin in Rockville

The installation of small-cell antennas will begin in city rights of way during the next few weeks. Rockville adopted guidelines and fees for small-cell installations subsequent to a Federal Communications Commission order that went into effect Jan. 14. That order pre-empted many aspects of the city’s ability to regulate the

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Urban Land Institute Delivers Report with Town Center Recommendations

A panel of experts from the Urban Land Institute who conducted an intensive two-day study of Rockville Town Center in July has delivered a 42-page report detailing their recommendations on ways to strengthen the vitality of the 200-acre downtown area. In the report, panelists grouped their analysis and recommendations into

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Accessory Buildings Revisions Head to Public Hearing

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

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