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Given the current state of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and under the Governor’s “Proclamation and Declaration of State of Emergency and Existence of Catastrophic Health Emergency – COVID-19”and the Prince George’s County State of Emergency Declaration,  the County Council is operating under emergency proceduresRead More

The Prince George's County Council will meet virtually until further notice.  To encourage civic engagement, the Council has established an eComment portal to serve as an alternative method of public participation in the Council's virtual meetings.  The portal allows citizens to register to speak on agenda items that are scheduled for public hearing and/or submit a comment or letter into the official public record, in lieu of verbal testimony. You may comment via the eComment portal, by telephone during the hearing, by email or by fax.

The eComment portal will be activated at 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding a meeting agenda.  Please note, that written testimony or comments will be accepted in electronic format, rather than by U.S. mail.  For those unable to use the portal, comments/written correspondence may be emailed to: or faxed to (301) 952-5178.  All testimony and comments received by the deadline will become part of the public record of the meeting and, when feasible, shared and noted at the meeting. Testimony and comments will not be accepted via social media or by telephone voice mail message.

View meetings by selecting the "In Progress" link next to the meeting on the Council's live streaming page: Comment submissions should be received by 3:00 p.m. on the day BEFORE the meeting, unless otherwise noted below. 

eComment Portal


  • To speak, registration is required
  • Register/Comment by 3:00 p.m. the day BEFORE
  • Information to join will be emailed
  • No registration needed to view


Tues., September 15, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - Joint Public Hearing Speak/Comment
THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL, SITTING AS THE DISTRICT COUNCIL, AND  THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PLANNING BOARD OF THE MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A JOINT PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED MINOR AMENDMENT TO THE 2014 SOUTHERN GREEN LINE STATION AREA SECTOR PLAN AND SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT—D-D-O ZONE Pursuant to provisions of the Land Use Article of the Maryland Annotated Code, as well as Subtitle 27 of the Prince George’s County Code, the County Council of Prince George’s County, Maryland, sitting as the District Council, and the Prince George’s County Planning Board of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission hereby give notice of a joint public hearing in order to receive public testimony concerning the proposed Minor Amendment to the 2014 Southern Green Line Station Area Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment D-D-O Zone, to permit ‘Nail Salon’ and ‘Beauty Supply & Accessories Store’ uses with the Southern Green Line Station Area Development District Table of Uses Permitted, as approved within the 2014 Southern Green Line Station Area Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment. Written comments may be submitted through the close of business on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, when the record of public hearing testimony will close.




The Prince George's County Council will meet virtually until further notice.  In accordance with ADA requirements, accommodations for hearing impaired, disabled persons, and visually impaired persons can be provided upon reasonable notice to the Clerk of the Council. Sign language and interpreters for non-english speakers are available with reasonable advance notice by emailing or calling 301-952-3600. Closed-captioning is now available during livestreaming and on archived videos effective April 30, 2020.