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The General Plan (Plan Prince George's 2035) helps guide future growth, development, and public investments in Prince George’s County. It establishes policies and strategies to achieve the County’s long-term vision.
The General Plan reflects the values and priorities of the County’s residents, property and business owners, community leaders, and elected officials, while also establishing broad policies on:
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The 2002 General Plan stresses intensive development in Centers, most of which are located around the county's Metro and MARC stations. The plan also divides the county into three development tiers (Developed, Developing and Rural) in recognition of differing goals and the need for different policies in attaining those goals in various parts of the county. The Environmental Element makes recommendations for the protection of important environmental lands, as well as the wise use of the county's natural resources. The Transportation Systems Element describes policies for transit, roads and pedestrian facilities. The Public Facilities Element provides guidance for schools, public safety, libraries, and water and sewer facilities. Other elements within the plan address economic development, housing, revitalization, urban design, and historic preservation.