What is Forest Resource Ordinance (FRO)?

FRO is the County’s adopted version of the Maryland Forest Conservation Act and is designed to protect and enhance forests in Frederick County. For more information about the Forest Resource Program, including development mitigation requirements, the forest banking program, forest planting projects, and the ecological information visit the FRO website. For additional questions, please contact Graham Hubbard at 301-600-1436.

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1. Where can I get a copy of my deed, plat, site plan or improvement plan?
2. How do I check the zoning of my property?
3. How can I review the current status for development plans, permit status, inspection, code, etc.?
4. How do I find out if my land can be subdivided?
5. What future development plans are being considered?
6. What is Adequate Public Facilities (APFO)?
7. What is Forest Resource Ordinance (FRO)?
8. What are impact fees?
9. When are Planning Commission items scheduled?
10. How long does the planning review process take?
11. How long does the engineering review process take?