Long-Range Planning Section

The Long-Range Planning Section works closely with communities, property owners, municipalities, businesses, and institutional partners to implement Plan 2035 General Plan-Blueprint for Tomorrow, prepare comprehensive area master or sector plans and to assist in the development of functional master plans. This more traditional planning and zoning work include the creation or refinement of master plans and comprehensive rezoning for a wide variety of locations, from large rural areas of the County to specific Purple Line Light Rail stations or WMATA Metro stations


  • On June 17th, 2021, the West Hyattsville-Queens Chapel Sector Plan project team briefed the Planning Board on the project including information about community engagement activities, existing challenges in the planning area, and opportunities that exist for growth.  
  • On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, the Prince George's County Planning Department hosted a Virtual Community Scenario Planning Workshop for the Adelphi-Road-UMGC/UMD Purple Line Station Area Sector Plan.
  • On April 15th, 2021, the Prince George's County Planning Department hosted a Virtual Community Visioning Workshop for the Adelphi Road-UMGC/UMD Purple Line Station Area Sector Plan to help us create the vision of this sector plan area.
  • On Saturday, March 13th, 2021, the Prince George's County Planning Department hosted a Virtual Visioning Workshop for the West Hyattsville-Queens Chapel Sector Plan.
  • The first master plan scorecard has been approved! Check the Westphalia Sector Plan Scorecard here.
  • The Active Community Plans Application shows the plans that are currently active and applicable to any given property. It also links to the plan’s publication page, where you can view and download the community plan. If a plan does not appear on this map, it is no longer applicable.

Ongoing Projects & Studies

Completed Projects & Studies

Completed Plans

Long Range Planning Section
  1. During Covid-19,the Community Planning Division has created a cell number that is being answered by our Administrative Staff.  Please call 240-524-8413 or email staff directly.

  2. Scott Rowe

    Supervisor, Long-Range Planning
    Phone: 301-952-3521

  3. Sarah Benton

    Planner Coordinator
    Phone: 301-952-5597

  4. Brian Byrd

    Planner Coordinator
    Phone: 301-952-3253

  5. Michael Calomese

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 301-952-3179

  6. Garrett Dickerson

    Phone: 301-952-3671

  7. Kendra Hyson

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 301-952-2233

  8. Thomas Lester

    Planner Coordinator
    Phone: 301-952-3756

  9. Andrew McCray

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 301-952-4737

  10. Shubha Punase

    Planner Coordinator
    Phone: 301-780-8312

  11. Arnaldo Ruiz

    Principal Planning Technician
    Phone: 301-952-4523