Inconsistencies and Problems with the Landsdale PUD Phase I (non-age restricted) proposal and the Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement

Take a look at the Landsdale PUD Phase I Deficiencies. Take a look at the Landsdale DRRA Deficiencies Memo to BOCC

FoFC asks state to calculate their share of costs for public services and facilities in Frederick County

Frederick News Post report:  Group wants growth costs calculated  

3-2012 Linowes and Blocher request that Frederick County lift the age restriction on 1100 family Lansdale development, Monrovia

Read the Lansdale PUD letter here.

Binding Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA) up for consideration; no standards for school, road or emergency service adequacy

Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA) The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is in the process of rezoning up to 15,000 acres of farmland and open space in Frederick County for development.   In the past when projects enter the development process Frederick County has relied on a local ordinance to help protect all citizens from […]

Public Hearing Thursday Nov 17th 6pm on Monrovia: Rezoning and land use change proposal information

  Thursday November 17th @ 6pm Frederick County Planning Commission Public Hearing on the 43 proposals for land development in the Urbana region (sign up to speak at 5pm), Winchester Hall (12 E Church Street, downtown Frederick, 1st floor) MONROVIA REzoning Proposals Most of the property owners who want their properties destined for residential growth are […]

Proposals for land use change in Frederick County

Friends of Frederick County has analyzed the 194 proposals available for public reading at:  Frederick County Government website, Community Development page. Here is a summary of our findings:   Municipality Number of proposals Agriculture/open space properties requesting reclassification and rezoning  (acres) Agriculture/ open space properties requesting reclassification and rezoning for residential development (acres) approximate # […]

31 Ways Citizens Can Help Our Economy in Frederick County

Monrovia residents urge BOCC to keep the Monrovia Town Center PUD off map

Monrovia Residents express strong concern that the Monrovia Town Center Planned Unit Development is contrary to the goals of the County’s Growth Management Initiative and would overwhelm the infrastructure and destroy the rural and historic character of their community.  Over 200 citizens signed the letter to the Board of County Commissioners in strong support of […]

Monrovia Plans for 2700 New Residences: read the facts

Fact Sheet: Monrovia Town Center 1. The Planned Unit Development for the Monrovia Town Center encompasses over 400 acres of land. The project is age-restricted to adults over 55. It includes 1,608 dwelling units and 30,000 square feet of commercial space.  2. The PUD was approved by theprior Board of County Commissioners on September 28, […]

“Dragstrip” houses are questioned

“Dragstrip” houses are questioned Originally published December 10, 2008       Can Monrovia’s roads handle five times more traffic? There are 2,708 dwelling units planned for the Md. 75 and 80 intersection area that will cover 800 acres that is now used as farmland.The planning commission will begin meetings in January and they have […]