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.  

You are all Invited! Inaugural Ball Celebrating our 18th Mayor Cashenna A. Cross – Friday, October 15, 2021


Saturday, October 23, 2021 – Expungement Fair

Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County in partnership with Glenarden City Councilmembers Hosted by: James Herring, Ward 1 & Maurice Hairston, Ward 2: Expungement Fair Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021  Time: 10AM- 2PM Location: James R. Cousins, Jr....

Saturday, October 30, 2021 – Growing Green with Pride Day

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021  Time: 8AM- 11AM Location: James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center (Gold Room) - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-of-glenarden-growing-green-with-pride-day-tickets-185091663147...

Saturday, October 30, 2021 – Shred Day & Clothing/Household Items Drive

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021 Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM Location: City of Glenarden Parking Lot - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 For Glenarden Residents ONLY – Please bring your ID Tips for Shred Day / Clothing & Household Items: Items to be Shred brought...

Saturday, October 30, 2021 – Trunk or Treat

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021 Time: 4:00PM - 6:30PM Location: City of Glenarden Parking Lot - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 For more information please call the police department at (301)...

Saturday, November 6, 2021 – Harvest Day Rewind!

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021  Time: 11AM- 2PM Location: James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Center (Gold Room) - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 **Be sure to wear a mask and maintain your distance to keep everyone safe!**  See flyer for more information. ...

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 City re-opening plans, County Development Updates, COVID-19 information and more.




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.


County Updates for the Week of October 18, 2021: Stand-Up & Deliver

Prince George's County Updates for the Week of October 18, 2021: Stand-Up & Deliver Dates/Locations and more As Prince George's County continues to work hard to address food insecurity in our County, and they are providing information on upcoming distribution...


Prince George’s County has expanded its indoor mask mandate to include children ages 2-5, effective immediately. Previously, that mandate only included anyone over the age of 5 in the County. Now, residents and visitors over the age of 2 are required to wear masks in...

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

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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“Move the Mission Forward”

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