Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan

Recent Activity

County Council Initiation: On February 18, 2020, the County Council approved the initiation of the Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan; as well as the approval of the project’s Recommended Goals, Concepts and Guidelines and the Public Participation Program.

Planning Board Project Initiation: On January 23, 2020, the Prince George’s County Planning Board initiated the Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan. The Planning Board’s plan initiation coincided with the transmittal to the District Council for approval, the project’s Recommended Goals, Concepts and Guidelines; as well as the Public Participation Program. 

Bowie City Council Meeting: On November 25, 2019, the project team briefed Bowie City Council on their current outreach efforts and the proposed project timetable.

Project Description

The Bowie and Vicinity Master Plan will be a guiding document formulated through public engagement to address future development in the City of Bowie and surrounding communities. This plan will replace the 2010 Bowie State MARC Station Sector Plan, and the 2006 Bowie & Vicinity Master Plan, and will be based on Plan Prince George’s 2035. The document will carefully examine existing conditions and issues, and revisit the vision for the area. The plan will also consider new strategies for future development and any associated land use and transportation issues.

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Public Facilities

Public Area Map

Land Uses

Bowie Master Plan

Focus Areas

Bowie Focus Areas-Focus Areas

Established Communities and Preservation Areas

Bowie Focus Areas-Established Communities


Bowie Focus Areas-Corridors


BMP Base Map Centers