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§ 7-401. Affordable housing

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Single-Jurisdiction Planning and Zoning [Titles 1-13] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Other Development Management Tools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Inclusionary Zoning (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Land Use, § 7-401
§ 7-401. Affordable housing
(a) To promote the creation of housing that is affordable by individuals and families with low or moderate incomes, a legislative body that exercises authority under this division may enact local laws:
(1) imposing inclusionary zoning, and awarding density bonuses, to create affordable housing units; and
(2) restricting the use, cost, and resale of housing that is created under this subtitle to ensure that the purposes of this subtitle are carried out.
Power additional
(b) The authority granted under this subtitle is in addition to any other zoning and planning powers.


Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Land Use, § 7-401, MD LAND USE § 7-401
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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