An Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) is a measure designed to assure that adequate infrastructure is in place for development. Frederick County’s APFO covers public schools, roads, water and sewers, but can also cover other infrastructure items such as fire, police and life safety facilities, as well as libraries and parks.
The following Frederick County municipalities have not adopted an adequate public facilities ordinance:
- New Market
We believe that the only way to ensure that our schools are adequately modernized, maintained and not over capacity is to enact a countywide school test, including within all municipalities. Read more about the APFO for schools.