GIS, Demographics, & Publications
Publications & Reports
Publications & Reports
Most of the following Publications are also available in hard copy at the
Community Development Division
. For viewing
Acrobat Reader 6.0
or higher is
recommended. Some of the documents are large and may take time to open. Please be patient.
Age Restricted Community Report
(2006) discusses demographic and housing trends, and market and impact analysis for the aging population. View the
Annual Planning Reports
provides a summary of the year's planning activities and development trends
APFO for Roads Guidelines
provides guidelines for the preparation of Traffic Impact Analyses for development applications
Bicycle Parking Design Guide
(2010) Meant to supplement the bicycle parking requirements set forth in the Frederick County Zoning ordinance.
Bikeways & Trails Plan
(1999) identifies corridors and provides a framework for regional planning, preservation, and project development.
Bikeways & Trails Design Standards & Planning Guidelines
(2003) establishes a framework of planning and design recommendations for implementing future corridors.
Catoctin Mountain Scenic Byways Plan
details the US 15 Corridor Management Plan.
Citizens Zoning Review Committee Final Report
(2002) recommends amendments and revisions to the
Comprehensive Energy Plan
(2010) establishes annual goals for reducing county's use of non-renewable energy over a 15 year period.
Countywide Comprehensive Plan
(2010) details the future land use of the County.
Demographic Exploration of Frederick County
a number of articles highlighting demographics and 2000 Census information.
Development Activity Reports
a monthly report that highlights the permit information and current development projects.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report
(2010) provides and inventory of greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Conservation Block Grant Program
Historic Preservation Interim Design Guidelines
for work on
Frederick County Register of Historic Places
Certificate of Appropriateness
Historic Preservation Plan
(2007) describes the goals, objectives and policies of
historic preservation planning
Industrial & Commercial Land Inventory
(2006) a brief look at the lands in the county that are utilized for industrial and commercial use
Land Preservation, Parks, & Recreation Plan
(2012) state mandated plan that addresses agricultural, land preservation, parks and recreation, and natural resource land conservation.
Linganore Source Water Protection Plan
describes the watershed, impairments, and recommendations to improve the water quality of Lake Linganore.
Linganore Source Water Protection Action Plan
(2006) implements recommendations for code, policy, and program revisions discussed in the
Water Protection Plan
Pupil Yield Study Final Report
(2007) details the number of students created by development of different housing types.
Recommended Model Development Principles for Frederick County, MD
(2000) contains the 23 principles recommended to the BoCC by the Frederick County Site Planning Roundtable.
Streets & Roads Design Manual
a guidebook to best practices for designing roads.
Subdivision Lots Available
lists all available lots in the development pipeline.
Sustainable Action Plan
(2010) aims to integrate sustainable practices into county operations and decision making processes.
Transit Friendly Design Guidelines
provide information about the benefits of transit-friendly design.
Transportation Master Plan
(2001) identifies projects and provides guidance on policy, funding, and strategic
Transportation Priorities Review Reports
provides information and guidance to the
for project priority.
Water & Sewerage Plan
(2008) describes the systems and provision for
water & sewerage planning
. Currently under revision.
Water Resource Element
(2010) a guide to coordinate growth management and water resource planning efforts.
Village Center Design Guidelines
(updated 2012) Contains design guidelines and illustrations for development in the Village Center (VC) zone.
Village Center Update Background and Issues Report
(2006) contains information regarding the creation, application, and identified issues of this Zoning District.
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