The Division of Planning and Permitting

Forest Conservation

  1. Forest Resources
  2. Forest Banking
  3. Fee-In-Lieu
  4. Forest Ecology

Forest Resources

The Forest Resource Ordinance (FRO) protects and enhances local forest resources. This program was adopted in 1992 to meet the State Forest Conservation Act of 1991.

Program Details

For Application, Notes, and Legal Documents go to the

Development Review Page.

Contact Us

  1. Forest Resource Ordinance Program
    30 N. Market St.

    Frederick, MD 21701

    Graham Hubbard 

    Principal Planner


    Ph: 301-600-1436

    Monday - Friday

    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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