Mission Statement

The mission of the Frederick County Department of Planning and Development is to lead in the development of policies and procedures pertaining to all aspects of community growth and development, as well as administer existing policies and procedures fairly and accurately.

Vision Statement

The Frederick County Department of Planning and Development will achieve the Mission Statement through the monitoring of various local, state and national growth trends and issues to ascertain appropriate policies, regulations and procedures. The department will utilize this information to establish and maintain a process which will positively influence the type, quality and location of development to produce a livable community that is well balanced. The department will educate and advise elected and appointed officials of this information to allow for informed and consistent decision making.