The Livable Frederick Comprehensive Plan
Documents related to updates of the Livable Frederick Comprehensive Plan will be added to this page as they are adopted.
One element of the State of Maryland Smart Growth Act of 1997 is the designation of Priority Funding Areas (PFA). These areas are used by the State to direct and prioritize funding for development and infrastructure projects. Usually PFAs are located within planned growth areas and municipalities with public water & sewer and appropriate zoning designations.
Go to the Budget Office page to see copies of the Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The CIP is updated annually, reviewed by the Frederick County Planning Commission, and approved by the Frederick County Council.
The LPPRP is a state mandated plan and is required to be updated every five years. This plan is required in order for a jurisdiction to maintain eligibility for Program Open Space (POS) funding.
The Maryland General Assembly passed Senate Bill 236, the Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation Act of 2012 (the Septic Bill) during the 2012 legislative session. The goal of the legislation is "To limit the disproportionate impacts of large subdivisions on septic systems on our farm and forest land, streams, rivers and Chesapeake and Coastal Bays."