Planning Board Seeks Comment on Proposed Development Review/Permit Process and Zoning Legislation, Public Forum Set for January 5

January 3, 2006

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Montgomery County Planning Board encourages members of the community to testify at a public forum on Thursday, January 5, 2006, 7 p.m., on the proposed development review/permit process and on the Montgomery County Council’s proposed zoning legislation related to that process.

“We’re looking for the public’s feedback on a number of proposed amendments to the zoning code that could have a real impact on future development and the quality of life for our residents and businesses,” said Derick P. Berlage, Planning Board Chairman. 

To review the proposed legislation, those interested may go to http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/csltmpl.asp?url=/Content/Council/zta.asp, click on Zoning Text Amendments (ZTAs) 05-17, 05-18, 05-19, 05-20 and SRA 05-04. 

WHO:
Montgomery County Planning Board and members of the community 

WHAT:
Forum to hear comments from the public on proposed changes to the development  review/permit process and on proposed zoning legislation 

WHEN:
Thursday, January 5, 7 p.m. 

WHERE:
M-NCPPC Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD