Rural, agricultural, and conservation zoning and examination of the potential of rural area zoning for application in the bi-county region. by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

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  • Montgomery Co.,
  • Prince Georges Co.,
  • Montgomery Co., Md.,
  • Prince Georges Co., Md.


  • Regional planning -- Maryland -- Montgomery Co,
  • Regional planning -- Maryland -- Prince Georges Co,
  • Land use, Rural -- Montgomery Co., Md,
  • Land use, Rural -- Prince Georges Co., Md

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Statement[Prepared by Tanya K. Schmieler and Donald Kertzman.
ContributionsSchmieler, Tanya K., Kertzman, Donald.
LC ClassificationsHT393.M38M64
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4697657M
LC Control Number77632158

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This is proper because such a development would fundamentally change the character of the land, whereas a sparse development (one home per 5 acres) would maintain the open character of the land.

0 Comments Add a Comment.Rural Land Mapping Categories Rural Residential Land: Residential areas of 1 to 5 structures per 10 acres ('ranchettes'). Semi-agricultural and Rural Commercial Land: Farmsteads, agricultural storage and packing sheds, unpaved parking areas, composting facilities, equine facilities, firewood lots, and campgrounds.

Vacant or Disturbed Land.

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