Public Open Houses Held – California and Cambridge, MD (November 5 and 6, 2014)

The final public workshops for the NAS PAX JLUS were held in California, MD at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Road on November 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM and in Cambridge, MD at the Delmarva Community Services Center, 2450 Cambridge Beltway on November 6, 2014. During the Open Houses, the Public Draft JLUS was discussed and an overview of the JLUS and public comment process were provided to attendees. Following the presentation, the JLUS project development team discussed questions from attendees and facilitated an interactive dialogue using wall mounted maps. The Public Draft was released on October 22, 2014 on this website. The public comment period ended on November 19, 2014. Attendees at the Open Houses were encouraged to ask questions and provide comments on the Public Draft JLUS.

Click here to download the California, MD Public Open House PowerPoint

Click here to download the Cambridge, MD Public Open House PowerPoint


Welcome to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS PAX) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) website. As this project evolves, this website will be your primary source for access to all materials related to the project. Just use the menus located at the top of the page to obtain the information you need. The menus provide access to the following information:

Project Overview. This menu will give you access to background information on this project. Look here for frequently asked questions, a map of the Study Area, and the current Project Schedule.

Public Participation. Public input will be a major component in the success of this project. Your input is critical in this planning process and the success of this project. The Public Participation section of this website will be updated regularly to include information about the committees working on this project and guide you to upcoming public workshops.

Resources. Need a copy of a file? This is the menu to look under. All materials prepared for workshops, newsletters, and draft and final documents will be posted here for your review.

Contact Us. Sometimes you cannot make it to a meeting, but you have comments to provide. Use this menu to learn how to contact the Project Manager and provide your input.

NAS Patuxent River JLUS - Public Draft

The links below provide access to the Public Draft documents that make up the NAS Patuxent River JLUS. These documents are being released for public review and comment as part of a review period that will end on November 19, 2014.

The contact person for this project is George Clark with the Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland. Comments may be
mailed to Mr. Clark at P.O. Box 745, Hughesville, MD 20637 or emailed to him (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for e-mail) no later than 11:59 pm on November 19, 2014. Comments may also be sent via FAX at 301-274-1924 by the same time and date noted.

In order to develop a plan that is responsive to local needs, input from the community is critical. You are encouraged to join us at the Open Houses listed below to provide your questions, comments, or concerns on the Public Draft JLUS.

Click here to download the JLUS Report
This is the main JLUS document, and provides a summary of key findings, areas affected, and recommended strategies.

Click here to download the JLUS Background Report (updated October 30, 2014)
This document provides detailed information on existing conditions and compatibility issues, and is a supporting document to the main JLUS

Click here to download the Comment Sheet
This file (provided in Microsoft Word) can be used to submit comments on the Public Draft JLUS and Background Report.