MD National Capital Park & Planning


The purpose of the Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning is to improve the quality of life by conserving and enhancing the natural and developed environment for current and future generations.

The Department oversees the acquisition, development and management of a nationally recognized, award winning park system providing County residents with open space for recreational opportunities and natural resources stewardship.

The Department is also responsible for the preparation of master plans for review by the Planning Board and approval by the County Council. Department staff review proposed development to see that it conforms with the laws, plans and policies, and reports their findings to the Planning Board for action. The Department gathers and analyzes various types of information to help public officials prepare for Montgomery County's future.

To see what plans are in store for downtown Silver Spring and what new projects are coming, go to


8787 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910


(301) 495-4600


Nearby Restaurants & Dining

1300 Spring St
(437 feet SW)
8710 Cameron St
(725 feet SE)
8701 Georgia Ave
(733 feet SE)
8714A Georgia Ave
(819 feet E)
8601 Cameron St
(0.2 miles S)
8630 Fenton St
(0.2 miles SE)

Nearby Shopping and Services

1300 Spring St
(230 feet W)
8788 Georgia Ave
(251 feet SW)
8780 Georgia Ave
(262 feet SW)

Nearby Arts & Entertainment

at Cunieform Music
(216 feet SW)
8711 Georgia Ave
(581 feet SE)

Nearby Parking

801 Ellsworth Dr
(0.4 miles SE)
8212 Colonial Ln
(0.5 miles SE)

Nearby VanGo Stops

(854 feet SE)

Nearby Public Transportation

Wayne Ave & Colesville Rd
(0.4 miles S)