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Site Selection

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As a municipality within Montgomery County, the City oversees growth and orderly development, and administers ordinances and codes that govern residential and commercial construction within the corporate limits.

Contact us for assistance in choosing the right business location. To view available properties, search our online inventory.

Our staff can provide detailed information on local demographics, commercial real estate activity and more.


Projects in the City

Development Pipeline 

 Map Gallery

 Large scale development plans, annexations, legislative & policy issues.

 Dwelling units & estimated population. Active pipeline development (including approved but not yet built projects).

Web maps, mapping applications, and GIS-based applications.


Planning Commission

Planning & Code Administration Online Services

Zoning Ordinance

Planing Commission agendas, minutes & recorded meetings.

Searchable database of plans & permits status.

Online municipal code (Chapter 24). Zones, permitted uses, enforcement, standards & processes.

Maryland Annual Average Daily Traffic

Montgomery County Intersection Analysis

Montgomery County Retail Strategy

Traffic volumes for state roads.

General traffic, bicycle & pedestrian counts via interactive map.

County sub-market analysis of supply & demand for retail space. (Published Q3 2017)


 Lakeforest Mall Report

 Ownership, tax parcels, economic development strategy, development incentives, previous ownership.