2016 Comprehensive Plan
The Comprehensive Plan is a guide used by the Board of Trustees and town staff. It guides them in making decisions that best facilitate new growth in the town while preserving its historic, small-town feel. The plan begins with the community’s vision for the future. This is followed by a series of broad goals, specific policies, and detailed strategies to achieve that vision over time.
Specific topics addressed by the plan include economic development, transportation, land use, culture, and other elements that impact a community. The vision, mission, and major goals of the plan are provided below, along with links to each complete plan section.
Frederick is at an important crossroads in its history. As the 2006 Comprehensive Plan correctly identified, growth is coming. These future changes will impact the character and quality of life of the Carbon Valley. Beginning in April 2015, the Town of Frederick began the process to update its existing Comprehensive Plan.
Frederick is defined by its historic downtown, well-maintained residential neighborhoods, and large open spaces, which all contribute to its small-town atmosphere. As a growing community, future land use and development patterns will have broad implications for the character, form, and future of the Town of Frederick. Given the projected growth of Frederick, it is important to know that the Town has the available undeveloped land to accommodate new households while maintaining its rural, agrarian character.