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 # […]

03-01-2011 Country wide APFO for schools on annexed land repealed FNP headline: Ordinance repeal will crowd Frederick County schools

Speakers: Ordinance repeal will crowd Frederick County schools Originally published March 02, 2011 By Patti S. Borda The Frederick County Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to repeal the ordinance that has applied the county adequate public facilities schools test to certain properties in municipalities since November 2009.The ordinance was not applied in practice before several municipalities […]

03-02-2011 7pm Public Hearing on Lehigh Cement Co. Air Permit Renewal, Union Bridge MD

Frederick County residents living near Union Bridge could be impacted by decisions made on air emissions from LeHigh Public Hearing on Lehigh Cement Co. Air Permit Renewal,  Union Bridge MD What: Public Hearing on Lehigh Cement Co’s operating permit renewal When: scheduled for March 2nd 7pm or March 9th in case of inclement weather. Where: Union […]

31 Ways Citizens Can Help Our Economy in Frederick County

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Municipal Growth Element Fact Sheet

County’s Role in the Development of “Municipal Growth Elements” Mandatory Adoption Every municipality in Maryland is required to adopt a “municipal growth element” as part of its comprehensive plan.  The initial deadline for meeting this requirement was October 1, 2009.  For good cause shown, the Maryland Department of Planning may grant up to two six […]