Darcy Richards
Frederick, Maryland USA

Darcy Richards Frederick Agent
 Frederick Resources
 Blog: Talk About Frederick

Resources for Frederick City & County

  1. Sign up for Frederick City and County Alerts at:
    Alert Frederick County

  2. Frederick Resources Frederick area Farmers Markets

  3. Sign up for the wonderful City eNewsletter Here is the eNewsletter Archives if you want to browse past archives.

  4. Frederick photographer Bill Adkins posts a daily photo of downtown Frederick on his photo blog called A Year on Market. His archives are well worth browsing.

  5. State, County Officials Frederick City Officials

  6. Spires GIS Mapping  GIS Maps At A Glance  Report a Problem

  7. Frederick Land Management Codes

  8. City of Frederick Document Center

  9. ISpires Mobile App for communicating with City Officials, Reporting code violations, etc. Find it at iTunes or iSpires Android App Google Play.

  10. Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

  11. Frederick County Public Schools    Find Your School

  12. FCPS School Attendance Areas Click on school photos to see school boundary map, OR go to the GIS mapping and enter the address you want to know about. Works best in the Chrome browser.

  13. Frederick County Tourism   Frederick Historical Society  

  14. Maryland Assoc of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) 

  15. Frederick News Post and their 72 Hours Weekend Activities

  16. Downtown Partnership

  17. Frederick ZIP Code Map

  18. Frederick County Department of Recreation

  19. City of Frederick Recreation Department

  20. Trash Collection Trash    Recycling    Lawn/Leaf Pickup    Learn About Recycling Recycling.org  Recycling Directory    Yard Waste Brochure   Yard Waste by NAC

  21. State of MD Electronic Collections    

  22. Historic Preservation Commission  HPC Guidelines  New Draft Indiv Properties

  23. Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at the MD Dept of Environment (MDE) Registration - for properties build before 1978. Check to see if a property is registered   How To Become Registered

  24. Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC)   Find Your NAC Once you find your NAC you can click on the link for that NAC and see who your facilitators are and review past meeting minutes. When and where does your NAC meet?

  25. Code Enforcement    Report Code Violations Online    Or call:
    Dan Hoffman, Division Manager of Code Enforcement Email
    Ph: (301) 600-3825 Fax: (301) 600-6275

  26. Code Violations Database Code Enforcement Mapping in SpiresGIS

  27. Frederick's Blighted and Vacant Properties page

  28. Frederick County and Frederick City Population Estimates roughly 240,000 in Frederick county and 67,000 in Frederick City.

  29. MD Department of the Environment - Lead Poisoning Prevention

  30. Crime Statistics RAIDS Online  Neighborhood Crime Below is a great way to get crime information for The City of Frederick. crimereports.com shows data of calls as they come in, communitycrimemap.com shows calls that are verified.

  31. Frederick County ZONING Abbreviations City of Frederick Land Management Code
    Article 4 Zoning PDF
    . Examples shown below come from the Zoning document.
    RO=Residential Office
    DR=Downtown Residential
    DB=Downtown Commercial Residential
    DBO=downtown office
    PB=Professional Business
    You can also see the zoning assignment from the GIS Mapping. Go to the GIS Home Frederick, and select Zoning from the list at top left. Then zoom into where your property is located. Or click on Tools on the home page and enter the address you wish to know about. This program can be slow, so it give time to download images and data.

  32. Rental Security Deposit interest calculator from the Maryland Association of Realtors. Helps you determine how much interest is owed your tenant when the lease ends.

  33. 2016 Solar Guide: http://solartour.org/download_2016.html

  34. Database of State & Federal incentives for renewable energy: http://www.dsireusa.org/

  35. Frederick housing appreciation rates over time Neighborhood Scout - http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/md/frederick/rates/

  36. City of Frederick Meetings - Minutes and Videos Archive

  37. Third Street Frederick Trash Recycle Yard Waste Calendar

  38. Washington County Resources

  39. Washington County Zoning Abbreviations

Rural Districts
A(R) =Agricultural (Rural) District
C =Conservation District
EC= Environmental Conservation District
P= Preservation District
RV= Rural Village
RB-=E Rural Business Existing
RB-=N Rural Business New
A =Agricultural District
Residential Districts
RR =Residential, Rural District
RS= Residential, Suburban District
RU =Residential, Urban District
RM= Residential, Multi-Family District
Business Districts
BT =Business, Transitional District
BL =Business, Local District
BG= Business, General District


Darcy Richards
rev 4-30-2019