COVID-19 Information

Due to concerns over the potential for outbreaks of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) across the United States, The Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is continuing to work closely with local public health authorities, emergency management offices and other local governmental agencies to keep patrons and employees informed and updated on the current coronavirus situation. As you may know, being prepared and taking preventive measures are the keys to keeping you and your family members healthy.

In response to the evolving circumstances with the COVID-19 virus, beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is closing all indoor park facilities to the public. The department is cancelling all programming, classes and events taking place in parks and at park facilities through March 31.

Starting March 16, the Montgomery County Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD) will be closed to the public. Staff will be operating on a telework schedule and will continue to accept development applications, work on master planning efforts and be available for any inquiries from the public during this time. Learn more about this announcement.

Montgomery Parks and Planning will advise residents of any new developments, as they become available, for possible closure of any M-NCPPC facilities or services due to COVID-19 incidences.

Our M-NCPPC Safety Office is available 24 hours / 7 days a week through the following numbers: (301) 395-0563; (301) 275-5126; (240) 393-0419. will serve as the main page for all COVID-19 related notices.

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Last Updated: March 15, 2020