Planning Information Services

Now Online!

New features added to enhance your customer service experience at the Planning Information Counter.

  • Automated Calling Distribution (ACD) System: Need to get some planning information or have questions for our Planning Information Services staff? Call us through our new automated call system at 301-952-3195/3208. For Building/Use & Occupancy permits information, call Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) at 301-883-5900.
  • Online Information Request Form: Fill out and submit our online information request form to obtain information on Zoning Verification Letters, Site Plans/ House Surveys, Sketch Maps, and Approved Detailed Site Plans or other development review related matters.

The Planning Information Services Section (formerly the Information Counter) is an information call-in and walk-up center providing:
  • Information about zoning and subdivision regulations, master plan proposals, land use and development processes and requirements, PGAtlas, and M-NCPPC permit status are available to the public in person, by phone or by letter requests. Click here to view/download the Planning Information Request Form.
  • Planning Department publications and maps that are available for purchase, and various planning and development processes and requirements. Out-of-print publications and hard copy plans stored at the Information Counter are provided for a fee if available.
  • Access to and purchase of planning data and reports; property, aerial, and topographic maps record plats, site plans, planning documents, and other publications.
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