Planning Commission


Our Services

The services we provide include professional planning assistance to our municipalities, municipal training, program management, project and plan development, informative publications, and other products.

Our services to the general public include demographic information, aerial photography, maps, and publications. Our focus is to serve our citizens by planning well-designed communities with revitalized downtowns, housing choices, efficient transportation systems, scenic open spaces, trails, vibrant employment centers, preserved farmland, and community facilities.

  1. Cross County Trail West Drone Flyover Video

    December 18, 2023 Cross County Trail West Open House

    The public is invited to share feedback on the Cross County Trail West proposed final alignment online and at a December 18 virtual open house. Read on...
  2. Cover of &#34MCPC Monthly&#34 December 1, 2023 Issue

    Latest issue of "MCPC Monthly"

    Check out the December 1, 2023 issue of “MCPC Monthly.” It features our 2023 Montgomery Award winners! Read the newsletter...
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    Three Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

    Three projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program (CTP) grants in the 2023 selection cycle.
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    Groundbreaking for Section B of Ridge Pike Improvement Project

    Montco and partners celebrated the groundbreaking for Section B of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project on October 4. A true partnership at the federal, state, and local levels, this project will improve safety and accessibility and reduce congestion. Read on...
  5. Buss Parks

    Business Parks Report

    This business park inventory report sheds some light on the spatial impact that formal employment centers have on Montgomery County. Read on...
  6. Multifamily and Attached Housing

    Multifamily and Attached Housing

    The multifamily and attached housing inventory report indicates the housing preferences of the county’s residents. Read on...
  7. Shopping Centers

    Shopping Centers Inventory Report

    Our shopping centers inventory report shows a total of 151 shopping centers in Montgomery County as of the end of 2022. Read on...
  8. Age Restricted Housing

    Age-Restricted Housing Inventory Report

    The age-restricted housing report lists 128 age-restricted developments with more than 20,200 independent living units across the county. Read on...
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    September 5, 2023 - Ridge Pike Section D Traffic Restrictions

    Ridge Pike will experience single-lane closures between Belvoir Road and Alan Wood Road following the Labor Day weekend. On weekdays, motorists should expect delays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. until further notice. Additional Info...
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    2023 Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Recipients

    Fifteen municipal projects in the county received Montco 2040 Implementation Grant awards in this eighth year of grant funding. The grants are aimed at implementing Montgomery County's comprehensive plan, "Montco 2040: A Shared Vision." Read on...
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    Montgomery County Opens New Chester Valley Trail Extension

    The Montgomery County Commissioners joined with other local officials today to cut the ribbon on the Chester Valley Trail Extension, a 3.8-mile extension of the Chester Valley Trail.
  12. Ridege Pike Section D Traffic Restric

    Lane Closures Begin March 8 for Ridge Pike Improvement Project

    The lane closure will be in effect from Pine Ridge Road through Northwestern Avenue in the eastbound direction and from Northwestern Avenue to Park Ave in the westbound direction.
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    2023 Montco 2040 Implementation Update

    Take a look at all of the 2022 implementation projects and activities to achieve the goals of Montgomery County's comprehensive plan. Read on...
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    2022 Annual Summary of Subdivision, Land Development and Zoning Activity

    The 2022 Annual Summary of Subdivision, Land Development, and Zoning Activity shows proposals by municipality. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Seeks Public Input on New County Comprehensive Plan

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites everyone to take part in the planning for the county’s upcoming 2050 comprehensive plan.
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases Return on Environment Study

    The study demonstrates how protected open space—public parks and trails, preserved farmland, and private conserved lands—results in millions of dollars in terms of savings, earnings, and avoided costs each year.
  17. Preserved Farm in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County Seeks New Farmers to Preserve Their Farms for Future Generations

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 round of the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Read on...
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    Eight Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that eight projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2021 selection cycle. Read on...
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