• Frederick County News-Post

Sugarloaf residents at odds over plan to preserve their land

A number of people who live on or near Sugarloaf Mountain disagreed about a draft plan to preserve land surrounding the mountain during a Frederick County Planning Commission meeting Wednesday.

More than 30 people, including local realtors and a developer whose land falls within the area the county is seeking to preserve, provided comment to the six-member Planning Commission in front of a packed Winchester Hall meeting room.

Most Sugarloaf area residents who spoke during the meeting supported the Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan, which is part of the larger Livable Frederick Master Plan the county adopted in 2019 as the prevailing policy document for development and preservation in the county.


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