Solid Waste Management Plan

Long-Range Plan
Frederick County’s long-range plan to coordinate and guide the physical development of the County is presented in the Frederick County Comprehensive Plan. Consistency with the County Comprehensive Plan is important for developing solid waste management goals and objectives. The solid waste management goals are intended to provide a consistent directional framework during the 20-year solid waste management planning period which are contained in the Frederick County Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) [note: the file size is 23.5 MB], which was adopted by the County Council on June 16, 2015 via Resolution 15-10 and was approved by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on 8-7-2015.

The amendment included in the most recent update is summarized as follows: