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§ 3-104. Sensitive areas element

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Single-Jurisdiction Planning and Zoning [Titles 1-13] (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Comprehensive Plan (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Requirement and Elements (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Land Use, § 3-104
§ 3-104. Sensitive areas element
In general
(a) A sensitive areas element shall include the goals, objectives, principles, policies, and standards designed to protect sensitive areas from the adverse effects of development.
Statewide forest resource inventory
(b) Beginning October 1, 2013, the Department of Natural Resources shall provide a statewide forest resource inventory to local jurisdictions at least every 5 years, to be available for the local comprehensive plan review by local jurisdictions required under §§ 1-416(a) and 3-301(a) of this article.
(c) Before the plan is adopted, the Department of the Environment and the Department of Natural Resources shall review the sensitive areas element to determine whether the proposed plan is consistent with the programs and goals of the departments.


Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012. Amended by Acts 2013, c. 384, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
MD Code, Land Use, § 3-104, MD LAND USE § 3-104
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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