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For six decades, the Valleys Planning Council (VPC) has been at the forefront of land use planning and preservation techniques in northwestern Baltimore County. Our efforts have yielded lasting, positive impacts that will serve citizens for generations to come.

VPC is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization established in 1962. Its mission is to conserve land and resources, preserve historic character and maintain the rural feel and land uses in the valleys. The work of the VPC is guided by a 40-member board and 11-member executive committee. It also employs an executive director, a development director, and an executive assistant.

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Rural Roads Meeting June 5, 2024

The Department of Public Works and Transportation will be conducting its annual Rural Roads meeting virtually on June 5, beginning at 5:30. County residents are encouraged to submit questions by May 31 and to attend [...]

May 25th, 2024|

Help Refresh the Roundabout!

If you travel through the intersection of Greenspring Avenue, Worthington Avenue and Tufton Avenue, you know what an improvement the roundabout made to the flow of traffic there. This was VPC's project - we [...]

May 22nd, 2024|Tags: |

How Christmas Tree Farms Can Help Wildlife

  It may seem counterintuitive to support the annual culling of trees, but environmentalists say Christmas tree farms have ecological benefits.     A few years after the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire [...]

December 19th, 2023|

Everyone’s Buzzing About VPC’s Annual Meeting!

  At our Annual Meeting September 19, we honored two members of the Board of Directors who are stepping down from active service. Pete Colhoun and Meriwether Morris both served for nearly 30 years and [...]

September 21st, 2023|

Sagamore Farm request for a distillery

Sagamore Farm at 3366 Belmont Avenue has requested a special exception for a distillery at its property in Worthington Valley. A special hearing and several variances related to parking have also been requested. For [...]

August 17th, 2023|
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