County Executive Announces Legislation to support Accessory Dwelling Units

Frederick County is experiencing a gradually increasing problem and challenge when it comes to affordable housing. It is not an issue that will be resolved by any one thing. There are no "silver bullets" here. Rather, … [Read more...]

MD Dept. of Planning review of Livable Frederick Master Plan

On March 5, 2018, Mr. Anthony Bruscia, the Chair of the Frederick County Planning Commission, received a letter from the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), as part of their "Local Plan Review," with detailed and … [Read more...]

County Executive Gardner to Hold Livable Frederick Town Hall on Wednesday (March 14)

For those who are interested in the planning of the future of Frederick County, this Wednesday evening (March 14th), there will be another opportunity to learn about it, and to ask questions or share comments about the … [Read more...]

MONDAY: Planning Commission Public Hearing on the Livable Frederick Master Plan

On Monday evening (at 7:00pm), the Frederick County Planning Commission is having an important public hearing to take public commentary about the Livable Frederick Master Plan. This important comprehensive planning … [Read more...]

Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County: Letter supporting proposed amendments to Council Bill 17-17

Below is a letter from the Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County, expressing support for the most recently proposed amendments to Council Bill 17-17 (revisions to the County Forest Resource … [Read more...]

Five Livable Frederick Master Plan outreach meetings scheduled

For everyone interested in the future of Frederick County, county residents will have a number of opportunity to learn about, ask about and discuss the draft Livable Frederick Master Plan at community … [Read more...]

County Executive Jan Gardner on proposed MXD bill (public hearing Tuesday)

On Tuesday evening (January 16th), there will be a public hearing about an ill-advised and controversial bill that would add large Warehouse Distribution Centers to what is allowed in the county's Mixed Use Development … [Read more...]

Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County: Letter of opposition to MXD bill

Please read this letter from the Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County, expressing strong opposition to Council President Bud Otis' bill (Bill No. 17-21) to "amend the Zoning Ordinance to specify … [Read more...]