Planning  & Community Development Department

  1. Amber Ridge Public Hearing Rescheduled to Jan. 21st

    The proposed Amber Ridge project consists of 200 town homes and up to 20,000 sq. ft. of retail/commercial space on US 301, south of Mitchellville Road. City Council will hold a public hearing on this proposal on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 8 p.m. Read on...
  2. Pecan Ridge Development - Planning Board Public Hearing December 10

    A development of 80 single homes is proposed to be built in the northern part of the city, near old MD 197. Bowie's Advisory Planning Board will hold a public hearing on a Preliminary Plan for Pecan Ridge Subdivision on Tues.,12/10, 7 p.m. at City Hall. Read on...
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Responsibilities


This department provides professional support through long-range special studies and recommendations on development proposals to the City Manager and the City Council. A growing focus of the department is on initiatives to preserve and protect our environment, through our Green Bowie initiatives led by our Sustainability Planner and Watershed Manager.  

Three volunteer committees assist this department in carrying out its mission: