Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Announces Modified Inspection Services

In light of current events surrounding the pandemic, and with regard to the health and safety of our citizens, employees, customers and contractors, the Frederick County Division of Planning and Permitting announced today that they will continue to provide inspection services under the following modified plan: All inspection requests will continue to be accepted via the public portal at or via e-mail at Residential interior alteration inspections of existing occupied residential dwelling units are suspended until further notice, unless approved by the department director or designee. Inspections of…

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Elections Glade Valley 

Frederick County Board of Elections Statement on April 2020 Elections

The Frederick Board of Elections announced that the 2020 Primary Election will be delayed until Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The delay is in response to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s proclamation today to provide the state additional time to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and allows local boards of elections and election workers to implement public health safeguards for the primary election. The Frederick County Board of Elections concurs with this statement released by the Maryland State Board of Elections: “The Maryland State Board of Elections fully supports the actions taken…

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County Executive Jan Gardner Announces Initiative to Increase Agricultural Preservation

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced an initiative to accelerate agriculture preservation efforts. She proposed legislation that would increase the county’s investment to save valuable farmland in an effort to achieve the longstanding goal of preserving 100,000 acres of agricultural land. Preserving large blocks of land is key to ensuring the long-term economic viability of agriculture. “The time is now to preserve Frederick County’s rich agricultural land before our cherished fields are lost to development,” said Executive Gardner. “Securing preservation easements for agriculture will ensure we leave a legacy…

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