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Kensington, MD 20891

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Tag Archives: Subdivision Staging Policy

Here’s the video of the testimony on the update to the SSP

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The Montgomery County Planning Board held a virtual public hearing on June 11 on the update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP). Friends of White Flint was one of the many people testifying about aspects of the policy.

View the video of the June 11 Planning Board Public Hearing.…

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Montgomery Planning Department Drafts Major Changes to County Growth Policies

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On Thursday, May 28, the Montgomery County Planning Department will present new growth policy recommendations to the Planning Board as the update to the 2016 Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP). This is the quadrennial update to the Subdivision Staging Policy, which is the county policy that balances infrastructure with growth. This update, which renames the SSP as the County Growth Policy, includes recommendations that focus on school and transportation capacities as the county’s population grows and its development needs evolve.…

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No — don’t click away. There is some really interesting data in this Subdivision Staging Policy presentation.

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The Planning Department gave a fascinating presentation about the Subdivision Staging Policy at our community meeting earlier this month. I encourage you to grab a cup of coffee and peruse these PowerPoint slides.

The Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) is the set of policy tools that guides the timely delivery of public facilities to serve existing and future development, and defines adequacy and how we measure it.…

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Subdivision Staging Policy — a wonky name but an important policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is kicking off efforts for the next update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP), which is scheduled to be reviewed and approved by the County Council by November 2020. The current SSP is the reason for the moratorium on new construction in the Walter Johnson cluster.…

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With Focus on Schools, Montgomery Planning Launches Update of Subdivision Staging Policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is updating the county’s Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) to ensure the County’s public facilities, particularly its school and transportation systems, keep pace with development and growth patterns. An overview of the SSP and the 2020 update process was presented to the Planning Board on Thursday, September 5, 2019.…

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June 2 Subdivision Staging Policy Meeting

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The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a public hearing for the 2016 Subdivision Staging Policy June 2 at Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD). The intent of the Subdivision Staging Policy is to ensure adequate public facilities infrastructure, particularly schools and roads, associated with new development and growth.…

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2016 Subdivision Staging Policy Meeting Tonight

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The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is updating the Subdivision Staging Policy (formerly called Growth Policy) for review and approval by the County Council by November 15, 2016. The intent of the Subdivision Staging Policy is to ensure public facilities, particularly schools and transportation facilities, are adequate to meet the needs of new development.…

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School-related Updates to Subdivision Staging Policy Will Be Discussed at Public Meeting on January 12

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is now updating theSubdivision Staging Policy (formerly called Growth Policy) for review and approval by the County Council in 2016. The intent of the Subdivision Staging Policy is to ensure public facilities, particularly schools and roads, are adequate to meet the needs of new development and growth.
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