NEW! Planning Launches Brownfield Redevelopment Assistance Program Webpage

Resources and Tools

by Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner with
Sylvia A. Mosser, AICP, Resource Conservation Planner

Every county in Maryland has brownfields. They include buildings and sites previously used for dry cleaners, auto body repair, gas stations, manufacturing and industrial uses, as well as buildings with asbestos or lead-based paint issues. Obtaining funding for assessments and cleanup is key to local efforts to transform brownfields into community assets; whether for new businesses, government facilities, parks, or tourism destinations. Continue reading

Planning Practice Wednesday Special Edition: October 2019 Planner’s Blog


The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) and our partners have been busy the past few  months, hosting or collaborating on the following events: Continue reading