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Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What is the purpose of this project?
Answer: The Largo Town Center Sector Plan will amend parts of the 2004 Approved Sector Plan Amendment and Sectional Map Amendment for the Morgan Boulevard and Largo Town Center Metro Areas; the 1990 Largo-Lottsford Approved Master Plan Amendment and Adopted Sectional Map Amendment, (Planning Area 73); and the 2002 Approved Prince George's County General Plan. The sector plan will re-evaluate the approved land use intensities in the 2004 Approved Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment for the Morgan Boulevard and Largo Town Center Metro Areas and its compatibility with the 2002 General Plan's recommendations for tiers and growth centers. The goals of the plan are to promote transit-oriented development (TOD) at the Largo Town Center Station, encourage quality economic development and redevelopment, provide diverse housing opportunities, preserve and protect environmentally sensitive land, and make efficient use of existing and proposed county infrastructure and investment.
Question: What will be included in the project?
Answer: The Largo Town Center area is bounded by the Capital Beltway (I-95/I495), Landover Road (MD 202), the southwest boundary of the Woodview Village subdivision, Campus Way North, Lake Arbor Way, Landover Road (from Lake Arbor Way south), and Central Avenue (MD 214).
Answer: A sector plan applies policies of the Prince George's County Approved General Plan to a defined community within Prince George's County. A sector plan looks at this smaller area in more detail, examiniing issues, challenges, and opportunities within the area and understanding how the area relates to larger countywide and regional systems. A sector plan develops policies and strategies to address particular plan area conditions and includes a framework to guide future (re)development in the plan area. This framework usually includes specific land use, transportation, public facilities, urban design recommendations, and implementation strategies.
Answer: Rezoning will be considered as part of the sector plan and sectional map amendment in order to promote TOD at the Metro station and encourage quality economic development. This does not mean that your property is necessarily going to be rezoned. Further study will be required before rezoning recommendations are formulated.
Answer: The sector plan will not:
Answer: There are a variety of ways to participate in this project, including:
Answer: Call William Washburn, Project Manager, Prince George's County Planning Department at 301-952-4225, or e-mail at William.Washburn@ppd.mncppc.org.
You can also ask to receive periodic project updates by providing your e-mail address.