The LPPRP is a state mandated plan and is required to be updated every five (5) years. Frederick County's previous plan was prepared in 2012. This plan is required in order for a jurisdiction to maintain eligibility for Program Open Space (POS) funding. The 2017 Plan was approved by the County Council on June 20, 2017.
Plan includes the following components: •Parks and Recreation - Updated with current parkland
inventory and facility data. The appendix includes an
updated inventory of all federal, state, county, and municipal
parkland. •Agricultural Land Preservation - Updated with current
information on preservation easement activity. •Natural Resource Land Conservation - Updated with more
information on watershed restoration activities and a green
infrastructure study. Describes planning and protection
strategies for natural resource lands.