After years of debate over the county’s approach to regulating land use in the area around Sugarloaf Mountain, the Frederick County Council on Tuesday rejected the proposed Sugarloaf Rural Heritage Overlay Zoning District. The council voted 5-2 to reject the overlay. Councilmembers Brad Young, M.C. Keegan-Ayer, Kavonté Duckett, Mason Carter and Renee Knapp voted against the overlay. Councilmembers Jerry Donald and Steve McKay voted to approve it.
In split vote, County Council rejects Sugarloaf overlay zoning district
December 20, 2023