Welcome to Glenarden

The James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Building is now opened to the public,  upon entering all visitors are required to:

Wear a mask (if mask is unavailable one will be provided) | Check temperature | Sanitize hands & check-in at the front desk.

All visitors must use the Administrative Entrance Door unless the visitor has a physical disability and unable to walk up a flight of stairs. Visitors prohibited, due to disabilities, may use the “Employee Entrance” however must call                301-773-2100 upon arrival.

All essential city services are ongoing. Phones are answered during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

City of Glenarden Cable Station Airing

Tune into Verizon Channel 16 & Comcast Channel 71 for news & updates.  

Chief Philip A. O’Donnell Interment Service on 12/23/2021

Interment (Arlington National Cemetery)    WHEN: December 23, 2021, 10:45AM *Please plan to arrive no later than 10:15* WHERE: Arlington National Cemetery (1 Memorial Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211) See ANC Service details for Chief Philip A. O'Donnell here.    Click here...

Saturday, December 18, 2021 – All Aboard! The Glenarden Polar Express Event

Date: Saturday, December 18, 2021  Time: 10AM- 2PM Location: James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center (Gold Room) - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 View flyer below for more information. ...

OH Give Thanks Basket Giveaway –

November 23, 2021

2021 American Legion Post # 275 – Veterans Day Ceremony 

The fingerprinting office will be closed from Monday, October 18 – Friday, October 22, 2021. Services will resume on Monday, October 25, 2021. 

Visit the Community Resources Page

for Re-Opening Plans, Development,

Zoning & Redistricting Updates,

COVID-19 information and more.


City of Glenarden Job Openings

The City of Glenarden are hiring for the following positions. For additional details click links below: City Manager – Closing Date 11/19/2021 Gold Room Crew Member – Closing Date 11/24/2021 Please submit your resume to Karen Shoultz at...

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Click to view past Council Meetings & Sessionsplease be advised, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all meetings and sessions will be held virtually until further notice.



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Charter and Specialty Programs Lottery Opens November 1

The online application window for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Charter & Specialty Programs Lottery for the 2022-23 school year is open from Monday, November 1, 2021 through Friday, January 28, 2022. Charter and specialty program (i.e. Montessori,...

A City On The Move

Glenarden, Maryland, A City on the Move, is a vibrant, growing, municipality with new residential communities, new businesses and new projects all connecting within the framework of our strategically placed location between major highways, commercial business hubs, and local transportation. Whether on the hunt for a new home, seeking some filling food and drink, or for some retail therapy – you are sure to find it close to everything you need in Glenarden.  It’s easy to see why so many residents and businesses call Glenarden home. The links above will provide resources to help you live, work and play in Glenarden.   And for those wanting to know how this all got started, take a glimpse back at Glenarden’s dynamic history as told through the eyes of its longtime residents and businesses, view our YesterYears video collection.

Our Community

The City of Glenarden strives to maintain this website with the most current information available about city government and services. If you would like more information, have questions about what you’ve found on this website, or if you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact one of the City of Glenarden government offices.

Our History & Legacy

Glenarden’s motto, “A City on the Move” has been steadily venturing beyond its humble beginnings to a vibrant and desirable place for retail and residential roots. Glenarden’s housing inventory includes classic bungalows, brick traditionals, new townhomes and single family homes with all the modern amenities and technology for today’s lifestyles.

Police Department

Our Police Department is constantly looking for ways to improve our crime prevention procedures by providing a safe community for our residents. We encourage the community to give us feedback on how to service you better.

Trash & Recycling

Monday – Yard Waste Only Wednesday – Regular Trash & Recycling Saturday – Regular Trash & Bulk Removal *Please Note: Only (3) three items per household for bulk removal

Agendas & Minutes

For more information, contact the City Council Clerk


For more information, visit the Doing Business page

Our Projects

We are taking a creative and innovative approach to branding the City as a growing and livable community. If you like what we are doing and want to know more

James R. Cousins, Jr., Municipal Center 8600 Glenarden Parkway Glenarden, MD 20706 – 1522

Phone: (301) 773-2100

Fax: (301) 773-4388

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The municipal offices are closed for these observed holidays:

  • New Year’s Day;
  • Martin Luther King Day;
  • President’s Day;
  • Memorial Day;
  • Juneteenth;
  • Independence Day;
  • Labor Day;
  • Columbus Day;
  • Veteran’s Day;
  • Thanksgiving Day;
  • Christmas Day;
  • Election Day (Town, State & Federal)
  • Presidential Inauguration Day