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East Riverdale and Beacon Heights Sector Plan

Latest Update: 

new gif On May 4, 2017, the Prince George’s County Planning Board granted permission to print the
Preliminary East Riverdale-Beacon Heights Sector Plan for public review and approval, and to transmit the public facilities report to the County Executive and District Council for their review and identification of any public facilities inconsistencies.

The Prince George’s County Planning Board and The Prince George’s County Council will hold a Joint Public Hearing on the Preliminary East Riverdale-Beacon Heights Sector Plan on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for participants to view exhibits. Planning staff will be available to answer questions.

Council Hearing Room, First Floor
County Administration Building
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 

To register to speak prior to the hearing, contact the M-NCPPC Public Affairs Office at: 301-952-4584/TTY 301-952-4366. Written testimony will be accepted for 15 calendar days following the Joint Public Hearing and is due by the close of business on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Since the official plan records are kept by the Clerk of the County Council, all written testimony should be addressed to: Redis Floyd, Clerk of the County Council
County Administration Building, 2nd Floor
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Please be sure to visit the project web site at www.pgplanning.org/ERBH.htm and the Planning Department’s web site at www.pgplanning.org to learn more about this project and confirm public hearing dates and times. For further information, please contact Susan Hartmann, Prince George’s County Planning Department, Community Planning Division at 301-952-3972 or email to susan.hartmann@ppd.mncppc.org.


Background

A new sector plan is underway for the communities that surround two planned Purple Line stations—East Riverdale and Beacon Heights. The sector plan area includes 1,340 acres and the eastern portion of the Town of Riverdale Park. This area is bounded by the Anacostia River Stream Valley Park and east branch of the Anacostia River to the west, Greenbelt National Park to the north, Veteran’s Parkway to the east, and the neighborhoods of Riverdale Heights, Riverdale Hills, Crestwood, Templeton Knolls, Eastpines, and Beacon Heights to the south.