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December 21, 2023 - Virtual Planning Commission Meeting

Below please find information regarding access to the afternoon session of the 12/21/2023 Planning Commission Hearing which bill begin at 1:00pm.

State Center Market and Conceptual Pre-Development Study

The City of Baltimore Department of Planning is requesting proposals from a qualified consultant to undertake a market feasibility and conceptual pre-development study for the redevelopment of the

Clean Corps Launches Service Dashboard

Clean Corps has launched its service dashboard to show the vacant lots mowed, the alleys cleaned, and the public trash cans emptied daily by Clean Corps crews in 16 neighborhoods. 

Click here to view the progress of this ARPA-funded Mayoral initiative

Our Mission

To build Baltimore as a diverse, sustainable, and thriving city of neighborhoods and as the economic and cultural driver for the region.

Public Information Act Requests

The agency head or executive director is the custodian of the records for the Department of Planning. Please contact Stephanie Smith (Assistant Director) at Stephanie.Smith@baltimorecity.gov or 417 E. Fayette Street, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 to request records from the agency.

For requests related to zoning verification, please reach out to the Baltimore City Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals (BMZA). Find more answers to common questions in the Department of Planning FAQ.

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