Land Preservation, Parks, and Recreation Plan

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.

Draft 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.      

Review Process:
April 12 - County Planning Commission review of Final Draft      Plan and to make a recommendation to the County Council    May/June - County Council will review and approve the Plan.
July 1 - Approved Plan due to the state.

Submit Comments:
Division of Planning and Permitting
c/o  Jim Gugel
30 N. Market St.
Frederick, Maryland 21701
E-mail - jgugel@frederickcountymd.gov

Draft Plan document
Draft Plan map