Prince George's County Planning Department

Project Initiation

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Project Initiation

Public Participation and Community Outreach

The Planning Board is required, by the Prince George’s County Zoning Code to prepare a program for public participation in the preparation of any plan. The public participation program encourages a balance of participation by area residents and businesses affected by the plan. Stakeholders include property owners, civic associations, environmental groups, the agriculture and forestry community, local business groups, the development and building community, government agencies, and all Municipalities and jurisdictions within or adjacent to the county.

The public participation program will explain techniques to facilitate committed public involvement in the preparation of the plan. The program will include methods to keep the larger affected community informed and will contain a timetable explaining the length of time allotted for the preparation of the plan and the points at which the public may provide input and be briefed regarding the integration of recommendations and the updated regarding the progress of the plan and technical document.

The public participation program includes: