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§ 25-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission [Titles 14-27] (Refs & Annos)
Title 25. Prince George's County Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Agricultural Preservation Easement Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Land Use, § 25-601
§ 25-601. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Agricultural property
(b) “Agricultural property” means property that is used for:
(1) agriculture, viticulture, aquaculture, silviculture, horticulture, or livestock and equine activities;
(2) temporary or seasonal outdoor activities that do not permanently alter the property's physical appearance and that do not diminish the property's rural character; or
(3) activities that are intrinsically related to the ongoing agricultural enterprise on the property.
(c) “District” means the Prince George's County Soil Conservation District.
(d) “Fund” means the Prince George's County Agricultural Preservation Easement Fund.
(e) “Preservation” means the limitation of the use of agricultural property to those uses consistent with, and not adversely affecting:
(1) the agricultural character of the property;
(2) the scenic values enjoyed by the public; or
(3) the governmental preservation policies furthered by the easement acquisition.
(f) “Program” means the Prince George's County Agricultural Preservation Easement Program.


Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Land Use, § 25-601, MD LAND USE § 25-601
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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