February 10th, 2015
Montgomery County’s new comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision, the new comprehensive plan for Montgomery County, was adopted by the county commissioners in January 2015. It’s now the official policy of the county. BartonPartners’ Principal, Thomas C . Barton, participated on the county planning commission of Montco 2040, an implementable and measurable plan to help structure the future of Montgomery County. The county plan provides an overall land use and growth management framework for local municipal plans and provides guidance on issues, such as, highways, public transportation, flooding, trails, growth trends, redevelopment trends, shopping needs, impact of large developments, overall housing needs, natural systems and etc. The plan is structured around three themes: Connected Communities, Sustainable Places and Vibrant Economy.
To learn more about Montco 2040…click here.