Get involved with Vision Zero, the city’s strategy to eliminate traffic and pedestrian fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy and fair mobility for all. Help us better understand your transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety experience in Rockville by completing an online survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero. Older residents who would
Category: Development and Planning
The Mayor and Council adopted at their Monday. Feb. 1 meeting a zoning amendment to allow implementation of the East Rockville Design Guidelines and Standards. The design guidelines include requirements, in addition to the existing residential zoning, that apply to new single-unit home construction and significant additions to existing homes.
The Mayor and Council will begin their review of the Planning Commission’s draft comprehensive plan update, starting this month. After an extensive public input process and preparation of the draft plan, the Rockville Planning Commission is scheduled to present their recommended plan update during the Mayor and Council’s March 15
Rockville’s Mayor and Council sent a letter this week to the Montgomery County Council with their testimony on the Shady Grove Sector Plan Minor Master Plan Amendment. Since the adoption by the county of the Shady Grove Sector Plan in 2006, several substantive changes to the county’s land use planning policies
Crystal Gorham is the City of Rockville’s landlord-tenant specialist and serves as liaison to the Landlord-Tenant Commission. Gorham, the city’s housing services supervisor, works in the newly formed Department of Housing and Community Development. We asked her a few questions about her job to introduce her to the Rockville community.
The Mayor and Council will hold a Monday, Feb. 22, work session to further discuss potential short-term residential rental regulations and consider input received from two public hearings on the topic. The work session will begin at 7 p.m. A short-term rental is when a dwelling unit, or part of
The Mayor and Council will hold a second public hearing virtually, Monday, Jan. 11, to gather input on whether to develop recommendations to regulate short-term residential rentals in Rockville. A short-term rental is when a dwelling a unit, or part of a dwelling unit, is rented for a short period
The Mayor and Council are considering whether to annex an almost 10.3-acre plot of land at 16200 Frederick Road. The annexation was initiated through a petition to the city by Victor, Inc., the property’s owner, with a request to zone the area as mixed-use corridor district. Annexation is the formal
The city will hold a series of virtual public input sessions, beginning in late January, to hear from the community on potential changes to regulations that govern residential accessory buildings in single-family neighborhoods.City staff will be on hand to explain and answer questions about the proposed revisions ahead of a
An update on ongoing strategies to improve and strengthen the vitality of Rockville Town Center will come before the Mayor and Council on Jan. 4.
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Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at
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