Notice of Final Adoption and Effective Date
The National Capital Planning Commission adopted the Parks and Open Space Element (Element) of the ``Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital: Federal Elements'' on December 6, 2018. The Element guides planning and development, and addresses matters related to Federal parks and open space in the National Capital Region, which includes the District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties in Virginia; and all cities within the boundaries of these counties. The Element provides the policy framework for Commission actions on plans and projects subject to Commission review. The Element is available online for review at https://www.ncpc.gov/plans/compplan/.
Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Meetings on the Parks and Open Space Element of the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital
The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) has released a draft of the Parks and Open Space Element (Element) of the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital: Federal Elements for public review. The Element articulates policies that protect and enhance the National Capital Region's parks and open space system while providing recreational, ecological, social, and educational benefits for visitors, residents, workers, and future generations. The draft is available online for review at https://www.ncpc.gov/initiatives/ openspace/. Dates and Time: The public comment period closes May 7, 2018. Public Meetings: NCPC will host two open house events for the public to learn more about the Element. The first open house will be on March 21, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The second open house will be April 12, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The meetings will be held at NCPC (same address as that to which written comments may be addressed below).