By Elly Colmers Cowan
The Livable Frederick Planning and Design Office recently announced that the Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan First Draft is available for public review. The Plan seeks to preserve rural character and scenic features, protect environmental resources, and improve landscape quality in the Sugarloaf Mountain area. This area plan is an aspect of the County’s Livable Frederick Master Plan, in which, through our Smart Growth Maryland program, Preservation Maryland worked to ensure the inclusion of preservation and smart growth priorities. Livable Frederick is a blueprint for how and where the county will grow, conserve, and preserve in the coming decades. The county will host two virtual open houses to present the draft plan and to invite public comments and questions.