Site/Road Plan Review Division

General Information


The Site/Road Plan Review Division of the Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE) reviews and approves
site and roadway plans for proposed site development and road improvement projects
in Prince George’s County.

Permits are issued for work located within
County rights-of-way and private property site developments. 


Site/Road Sections

  • Design
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Utility and Technical Support
  • Maryland–National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M–NCPPC) Environmental Planning Section*
  • Soil Conservation District (SCD)*
  • State Highway Administration (SHA)*

*Co-located agencies at DPIE



 Reviews and approves plans and permits for Site/Road development involving:

  • Traffic Impact Studies
  • Site Development Concept Plans
  • Floodplain Studies and Floodplain Impacts
  • Plans, Permits, Bonds and Right-of-Way Plats and Easements for Site/Road Development involving Grading, Roads, Paving, Stormwater Management and Storm Drainage
  • Proposed Utility Work in Public Rights-of-Way
  • Tree Conservation Plans and Natural Resource Inventories*
  • Sediment and Erosion Control Plans*

Collaborates with municipal, state, federal and other government agencies including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), SHA and Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).

Responds to questions and concerns regarding status and issuance of permits, plans and other associated items related to Site/Road construction. 

Maintains inventory of: 

  • New Roadways
  • Storm Drainage Systems
  • Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP)
  • Floodplain Studies

Site/Road Process and Case Types


DPIE processes site and road related approvals through the Site/Road Plan Review Division and the Permitting and Licensing Division. Approvals and permits are issued for site work located within County rights-of-way and on private property.  


Types of Site/Road Approvals and Permits issued by DPIE  


 Site/Road approvals and permits include the following case types: 

  • 100-Year Floodplain Study*
  • Street Grade Establishment Plan (SGE)*
  • Site Development Rough Grading Permit (SDRG)*
  • Site Development Fine Grading Permit (SDFG)*
  • Street Construction Permit (SCON)*
  • Residential Driveway Permit (DW)*
  • Haul Road or Timber Transport Permit (HAUL)*
  • Oversized Overweight Vehicle Permit (OSOW)*
  • Special Permit (SPEC)*
  • Special Drain Permit (SDRN)*
  • Special Utility Permit *
  • Maintenance Utility Permit*
  • CIP Drainage Plan/Permit
  • CIP Road-Bridge Plan/Permit

The above case types indicated with an asterisk can be applied for online. 
The online portal can be accessed by going to
After completion of the online application, plans and permits can be uploaded and
processed through the County’s ePlan system. 

The following miscellaneous Site/Road case types are established for internal tracking purposes, and generally related to a permit:

  • Developer Contribution
  • Letter of Responsibility
  • Restoration Bond