Planning  & Community Development Department

  1. Jesuit Property Proposal to be Discussed at March 1 City Council Meeting

    On March 1, a representative of the Jesuits will make a presentation to City Council regarding their plans for a religious retreat center on a portion of the property near Sacred Heart Church on MD 450. 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: