We develop a detailed set of construction drawings and specifications after the preferred plan and cost estimate are approved by the Planning Board and the Montgomery County Council. This set of drawings outlines all materials and processes necessary for construction. During this phase:
It can take several years to complete a new park or major renovation. The length of time needed for preliminary design through construction varies by project and depends on the availability and timing of the project funding as well as the scale and complexity. If funding is not available at the time of the approval of the plan, the Montgomery County Council will set the schedule and the funding at a later date.
Once construction is complete, we can prepare the site for use by the public!
The Park Development Division of the M-NCPPC Department of Parks issues permits approving work to be done on properties owned or managed by the M-NCPPC and on properties to be dedicated to the M-NCPPC. To streamline the process for the applicant and the Park’s Department, we have created an online submittal via ePlans. Please click on the links below to see the procedures, user guide, and online training.
We have included various links to both the Montgomery County Government and other resources on our web page as a service to our users. These links complement and supplement the information you find on our web page by offering additional related resources.