Planning  & Community Development Department

  1. Virtual Stateholders Meeting - Retreat Center (Jesuits)

    The City has scheduled a Virtual Stakeholders Meeting to review a proposal from the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), for development of a religious retreat center on Annapolis Road on land known as the Jesuit property. Read on...
  2. Virtual Meetings on Proposed Development: Millbranch Crossing

    Upcoming meetings will address the Preliminary Plan of Subdivision submitted for Millbranch Crossing at US 301/Mill Branch Rd. The plan includes retail, a hotel, and townhouses, and multifamily units. Advisory Planning Board Hearing is 12/15, 7 p.m.. Read on...
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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: