The Division of Planning and Permitting

The Division of Planning and Permitting


The South Frederick Corridors Plan

Project Information



The South Frederick Corridors Plan is the a second planning effort to implement the award-winning Livable Frederick Master Plan. Livable Frederick describes a vivid framework for the future of the county centering around four themes: Our Economy, Our Environment, Our Health, and Our Community. As a part of this implementation, corridor planning will commence for an area of Frederick County that has been a major economic center for the last few decades.

The South Frederick Corridors Plan will examine this economic center, which is composed of existing commercial and industrial land to the south of Frederick City along Urbana Pike (MD355) and Buckeystown Pike (MD85), and constitutes 20% of the county’s jobs, 15% of the county’s business establishments, and 15% of the county’s total wages (2017 US Bureau of Labor Statistics). Among the many factors that will be involved in developing the South Frederick Corridors Plan are goals related to reinforcing and creating economic strengths and assets, supporting existing business and industries, and fostering innovation and opportunity.


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The South Frederick Corridors Plan Briefing Book


Placemaking Charrette

A Placemaking Charrette was held during the weeks of April 5th and 12th. To view the recorded charrette sessions, please see below.

Session Summaries

Place Types


Vision Schemes

Charrette Participant Guide

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Scoping Group

To enhance and support the development of the South Frederick Corridors Plan, a Scoping Group has been formed. The group includes representatives from the development community, and experts in transportation, housing, and the environment. Current members are listed below.

Peter Murray, Frederick County Association of Realtors
Jaime McKay, Transit Services of Frederick County
Shayne Boucher, Frederick County BPAC
Kelly Russel, Alderman, City of Frederick    Faith Klareich, Frederick County Sustainability Commission
Noel Manalo, Miles and Stockbridge    Kara  Norman, Downtown Frederick Partnership
Mark Long, Affordable Housing Advocate    Jack  Lynch, Frederick County Historic Preservation Commission
Rick  Weldon, Frederick County Chamber of Commerce    Karl Morris, Matan Companies
Andrew Banasik, Monocacy National Battlefield    Frederick Health Hospital
Daniel Severn, St. John's Properties    
Mike Henningsen, Plamondon Hospitality Partners

Participate and listen, or view past meetings, through here.

Monday, February 8th, 2021 at 1:00pm

Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 1:00pm

Meeting: Monday, November 30, 2020 1:00pm

Meeting: Monday, November 16, 2020 1:00pm

Meeting: Monday, November 2, 2020 1:00pm

Meeting: Monday, October 19, 2020 1:00pm

Meeting: Monday, October 5, 2020 6:30pm
SFC Scoping Group Meeting Agenda 20201005

Community Connection

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Enter the South Frederick Corridors Plan Community Forum here.

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Access an interactive comment map of the study area to provide feedback related to specific locations.

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Participate and view meetings through here.

Contact Us

John Dimitriou, RA
Principal Planner, Project Lead

Denis Superczynski
Livable Frederick Planning and Design Manager

Kimberly Golden Brandt
Director, Livable Frederick Planning & Design Office

Frederick County Government
Division of Planning and Permitting
30 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

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