New Residents

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Glenarden, Maryland.  I am very pleased to have you visiting our site to take advantage of its many resources. I believe you will find it to be informative and useful.

We take pride in our City on the Move!  City residents will gain many insights into our local government and enjoy easy access to its officials and services. Visitors will find valuable information about our community, quality of life, diversity, amenities, economy and business opportunities.

Feel free to take a tour of all that Glenarden has to offer and explore the rich history of our city.  Find out why we are experiencing tremendous growth, both residentially and commercially.  You’ll see that the City of Glenarden has the kind of appeal that is second to none.  Whether you are seeking a new place to call home or just passing through, we welcome you to our City on the Move!

Help us to better serve you with current information regarding city functions, services, and requests for information, by clicking on the “Contact Us” link.  It is our hope that you have a pleasant browsing experience.

The main office of the City government is located at:

James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center

8600 Glenarden Parkway
Glenarden, MD 20706
Main: (301) 773-2100 or 2101
Fax: (301) 773-4388

The Municipal Center offices are open for business Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Center is closed on weekends.

Glenarden has a nonpartisan city government directed by a Mayor and City Council, The City Council meets on the first and third Mondays of most months in sessions that are open to the public.

Public Works and Police Departments

The Public Works and Police Departments are located on the lower level in the rear of the building. [ see map ]The Public Works Department is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To report problems or emergencies after hours, call 301-773-2100, ext 29.

City Offices

In addition to the Mayor and City Council, the City of Glenarden Government is comprised of the following departments under the direction and leadership of the City Manager:

  • Office of Administration
  • Finance
  • Police Department/ Public Safety
  • Code Enforcement
  • Public Works
  • Gold Room – See information below

An organizational chart is available here for download and a complete staff directory can be obtained by clicking here.