Rockville, Maryland, April 16 — Revisions to
Rockville’s 30-year-old Historic Resources Management Plan are well underway.
Consultants, JMT, will talk about draft updates to the plan at 7 p.m. Thursday,
April 26, in the Mayor and Council Chambers.
meeting will give the public the opportunity to hear about progress so far, and
to comment and make suggestions as JMT continues working toward the final
Historic Resources Management Plan outlines how Rockville’s historic buildings
and areas are managed, including private homes designated as historic. Once finished,
the plan will include a comprehensive database of frequently updated historic
resources and feature a 10-year action plan, with detailed priorities and
implementation steps for historic preservation in the future.
has completed preliminary surveys of neighborhoods and properties, and has
updated, revised and added on to the existing HRMP draft.
new plan will be a living document that can be updated as required, while
incorporating a narrative describing periods of Rockville’s development, lists
of resources and methods of protection, and the implications for various
stakeholders, such as the Mayor and Council, the Planning Commission, the
Historic District Commission, Peerless Rockville, historic property owners and
more information on the plan update, contact preservation planner Sheila
Bashiri at 240-314-8236, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the HRMP update
page on Rockville’s website at www.rockvillemd.gov/historicresources.