The College Park, Langley Park, Greenbelt, and Vicinity Minor Plan Amendment and Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) 

The College Park, Langley Park, Greenbelt, and Vicinity Minor Plan Amendment and Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) 

4418 Stadium Drive
College Park, MD 20742


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Overview

The College Park, Langley Park, Greenbelt, and Vicinity Minor Plan Amendment and Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) is intended to update the 1989 Approved Master Plan and Sectional Map Amendment for Langley Park, College Park, Greenbelt, and Vicinity. In particular, this process will update certain development pattern recommendations for context-sensitive infill and physical development of residential neighborhoods and commercial areas.

Additionally, the concurrent SMA will rezone select properties within Planning Area 66 to be consistent with recommendations in the amended plan. 

The process was initiated by the County Council of Prince George’s County, Maryland, sitting as the District Council through CR-001-2024, adopted on January 16, 2024.

Timeline
DateMilestone
January 16, 2024                                                           District Council Initiation
January 16, 2024Release Drafts of Proposed Minor Plan Amendment and Preliminary SMA to public
March 19, 2024Joint Public Hearing 
April 2024Planning Board Worksession and Action (estimated timeframe)
May 2024District Council Work Session (estimated timeframe)
June 2024District Council Action (estimated timeframe)
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Documents & FAQs

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FAQ’s

What is zoning?

Zoning determines what can and cannot be built on a property and how much development can occur. For example, a property in a residential zone typically prohibits the construction of nonresidential uses like restaurants and factories. 

Why did I get this notification letter regarding the Langley Park, College Park, Greenbelt, and Vicinity Minor Plan Amendment and Sectional Map Amendment? 

You own a parcel or reside at a parcel identified for potential rezoning of your property. This letter is intended to inform you of the Joint Public Hearing scheduled for March 19, 2024, and your opportunity to weigh in on the process by submitting testimony through the hearing.

What is my new zone?

The proposed SMA document that identifies the specific properties identified for potential rezoning will be released for public review on January 16, 2024, on the project webpage. 

Will this raise my property taxes?

In most cases, no.

Will this SMA change my school district or zip code?  

No. An SMA only changes the zoning on specific properties.

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Emily Lutz

Planner III, Long-Range Planning Section