The Division of Planning and Permitting

Agricultural Preservation

  1. Agricultural Preservation
  2. Critical Farms
  3. Installment Purchase Program (IPP)
  4. Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF)
  5. Rural Legacy
  6. Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

The Agricultural Land Preservation office administers a variety of local, state, and federal land preservation programs focused on protecting agricultural lands.  The preservation programs offered through Frederick County, the State of Maryland, and the federal government, provide many opportunities to the farmers of Frederick County to protect the future of their farmlands and promote natural resource industries.

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board

Agricultural Reconciliation Committee

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us

  1. Land Preservation Program
    30 N. Market St.
    Frederick, MD 21701 

    Anne Bradley
    Land Preservation Program Administrator
    Ph: 301-600-1474

    Shannon O'Neil
    Ph: 301-600-1411

    Beth Ahalt
    Ph: 301-600-1134

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.