Prince George's County Planning Department

Planning Tools and Resources

Prince George’s County Planning Resources

A Citizen's Handbook—Planning, Zoning, and Development Review in Prince George's County
Speaker Series
Prince George's County Planning Frequently Asked Questions
Community Planning Area Map and Contacts
Prince George's County Planning Department Publications
On-Line Planning Department Forms 
Prince George's County Zoning Ordinance and Use Tables


Prince George’s County Planning Tools

PGAtlas—An interactive, free mapping program with numerous geographic layers of information as well as aerial imagery of Prince George's County.
Development Activity Monitoring System (DAMS)—Free on-line tracking system for developments activities. 
On-Line Permit Tracking System—Free on-line tracking system for permits.


Organizations and Portal Sites

Congress for the New Urbanism
Center for Applied Transect Studies
Form-Based Codes Institute
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism
Planetizen Planning and Development Network
Placemaking for Communities | Project for Public Spaces
American Planning Association
Cyburbias—Urban Planning Community
Urban Land Institute



Design Principles

Transit-Oriented Development
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Low-Impact Design-Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
Visualizing Density



Housing

Housing and TOD
Housing and Smart Growth 
Mixed-Income Housing
Aging in Place


Examples of Mixed-Use Codes

Subtitle 27A of the Prince George's County Code
The Columbia Pike Form-Based Code
The SmartCode and the Transect


Local Stories about Mixed-Use, Transit-Oriented Development

Arlington's Smart Growth Journey