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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Significant Changes to Land-Use Rules Proposed (ZTA-20-07)

Update: Planning Board hearing rescheduled from January 28 to February 4. What Land Use Changes are Proposed? The Montgomery County Council is considering significant changes to land-use rules that would allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses, ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Traffic Study Presented to Council in January

At its January 13 meeting, the Council was presented with the results of the Town-wide traffic study along with a report from the Town’s Public Services Committee with its recommendations regarding the study (links to these documents are below)....

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Council Approves New Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations

On December 9, the Town Council adopted an ordinance to amend the Town's regulations of accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a second dwelling unit located on a lot with a single-family house.  The County adopted ne...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Council Approves New Gas-Powered Blower Regulations

At its December 9 meeting, the Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance to amend Town regulations of gas-powered blowers.  The new regulations are in response to resident concerns about noise and other impacts of this type of landscaping eq...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Battery-Powered Blower & Equipment Rebate Program

At its December 9 meeting, the Town Council approved a Battery-Powered Blower & Equipment Rebate Program.  The program is intended to reduce the noise and other impacts of gas-powered equipment by assisting with the cost of acquiring battery-...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

County Growth, Infrastructure and Development Plans

On November 19, the County Planning Board held a public hearing on Thrive Montgomery 2050, a proposed plan to guide the County’s growth and development for the next 30 years.  The Town submitted written comments, prepared in collaboration with 26...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Winter Clothing Drive Continues Through February 28

This winter, more than ever before, our neighbors need warm winter clothing.  Every year our Town donates clothing to Interfaith Works, which distributes it to 13,000 income-qualified residents, including nearly 6,000 children.  Please d...

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