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Our Services

The services we provide include professional planning assistance to our municipalities, municipal training, program management, project and plan development, informative publications, and other products.

Our services to the general public include demographic information, aerial photography, maps, and publications. Our focus is to serve our citizens by planning well-designed communities with revitalized downtowns, housing choices, efficient transportation systems, scenic open spaces, trails, vibrant employment centers, preserved farmland, and community facilities.

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    October 25 Free Event – Investing in Open Space: Montco’s Return on Environment Study

    Join us to learn how protected open space—public parks and trails, preserved farmland, and private conserved lands—provides tremendous economic value in terms of savings, earnings, and avoided costs and view Montco's new return on environment publication. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases Return on Environment Study

    The study demonstrates how protected open space—public parks and trails, preserved farmland, and private conserved lands—results in millions of dollars in terms of savings, earnings, and avoided costs each year.
  3. 2022 Montco 2040 Implementation Grants Banner

    Eighteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

    Eighteen local municipalities have been awarded grants. Projects focus on building trails, paths, sidewalk connections and bike facilities; downtown and community destination support; and adaptation and resiliency projects.
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    Available! “2022 Implementation Update” for Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan

    Progress! The “2022 Implementation Update” for Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan, “Montco 2040: A Shared Vision,” highlights major achievements in 2021 and provides a number of implementation actions anticipated to take place in 2022. . Read on...
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    NEW! Climate Change Potential Vulnerability Analysis Web Experience

    Check out our new web experience to explore climate change effects in Montco, learn about risk factors in your community, and discover opportunities to implement sustainability priorities on a more local scale (neighborhood or municipal level). Read on...
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    Montgomery County Seeks New Farmers to Preserve Their Farms for Future Generations

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 round of the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Read on...
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    Eight Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that eight projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2021 selection cycle. Read on...
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