City and County Planning Offices

NCPC’s staff provides advice on the planning projects of the local authorities to ensure that they are consistent with the federal interest in the National Capital Region.


Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC)

MNCPPC is a bi-county planning agency for Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. It was established in 1927 by the State of Maryland to acquire, develop, maintain, and administer a regional system of parks within the two counties and to provide land use planning.

Within MNCPPC are separate planning departments and planning boards for Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Montgomery County Planning Department

Montgomery County Planning Board

Prince George's County Planning Department


Arlington County—Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (DCHPD)

Fairfax County—Department of Planning and Zoning

Loudoun County—Department of Planning

Prince William County—Office of Planning

City of Fairfax—Planning and Design Review Division

City of Alexandria—Planning & Zoning Department

City of Manassas—Department of Community Development, Planning and Zoning Division